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If we enquire why Communism is now a sort of nemesis to the religion of Tibet and even begins to threaten India, we must remember that the villagers are ruled as much by superstition and fanaticism as by piety and wisdom. They are certainly not guided in their everyday living by the higher philosophic or mystic culture which mostly attracts the interest of foreigners to Buddhism and Hinduism.

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 3: China, Japan, Tibet > # 196

-- Perspectives > Chapter 15: The Orient > # 43

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