The Dalai Lama as You've Never Heard Him Before
A few years
ago, prominent cultural anthropologist Noriyuki Ueda sat down with the
Dalai Lama for a lively two-day conversation. This little book is the
result. In it are some surprising truths and commonsense wisdom.
attachment that seeks what is good is worthwhile. Seeking enlightenment
is a kind of attachment that we should keep, as is the desire for an
"Anger that is motivated by compassion or a
desire to correct social injustice, and does not seek to harm anyone, is
a good anger worth having."
"I'm not only a socialist, but also a bit of a leftist, a Communist."
type of competition that says, 'I am the winner, and you are the loser'
must be overcome. But a positive competition allows us to lift each
other up so that everybody ends up on top."