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They feared that the rolang would kill him, make him into another one, and then both would come after them. Modern development theory has failed to grapple with the increasing environmental and social problems in most developed societies and Buddhism offers a way out of this impasse. Tantra is not stuff and nonsense, but it’s widely disseminated and practiced in the most superstitious way, quite out of step with its dignity.

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Publisher: Editorial Pax Mexico (January 1, 2007)

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