SENIOR ALIEN IN US GULAG VS SENIOR IN OCCUPIED TIBET
Living Tibetan Spirits admit with due honesty that Senior in Occupied Tibet is living a better life compared to Septuagenarian Senior Alien who lives his miserable life in US Gulag without hope for receiving monthly retirement benefits during concluding years of his life’s journey. When you behold the man, his condition is self-evident.
HAPPY LIFE OF A SENIOR IN ALI PREFECTURE OF TIBET – XINHUA – ENGLISH.NEWS.CN
A two-story house in Dianjiao Village, Zhaxigang Town of Ga’er County, Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhuanet/Xue Zhen)
BEIJING, May 18 (Xinhuanet) — A two-story house equipped with all kinds of household appliances is where Cama Ciren, a 72-year-old Tibetan and his wife live.
This is Dianjiao village, where they have lived for 34 years, in Zhaxigang Town of Ga’er County, Ali Prefecture in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
“The village was actually isolated from the outside world in the 1980s and 1990s. There were only two or three households,” he recalled.
“Without a tent, we built a rock wall to shelter us from the wind. All of our clothes were scrabbled by hands,” he added.
Things have changed over the years. By 2012, Dianjiao was already a well-off village where each family lived in new house and a newly built road connected the village with the outside world.
Cama Ciren (1st L), his wife (2nd R) and his younger sister are in their living room. (Xinhuanet/Xue Zhen)
At their age, Cama Ciren and his wife are not supposed to labor for a living. But they lead a comfortable life owing to the government subsidy policy.
“The subsidies we receive each year exceed 20,000 yuan,” his wife said, adding that they also enjoy full medical reimbursement, which they could not even imagine before.
Speaking of children’s education, Cama said that there are three college graduates in the village, his daughter being one of them.
“She landed a job immediately after graduation,” he said.
Today, none of the children at school-age in Dianjiao village drops out of school. Their food, accommodation, and tuition fees are all covered by the government.
“A happier life awaits us in the future,” he said.
LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS REJECT CHINA WARNING
Global Times of China reports that National People’s Congress delegates of Tibet asked the US Congress members not to support the “Dalai Lama clique.” Further, these Chinese delegates of National People’s Congress demand recognition of Tibet as part of China. For now, Living Tibetan Spirits acknowledge the problem of Tibet’s status. The problem is, China is in Tibet and not where it truly belongs.
CHINA WARNS US AGAINST SUPPORTING DALAI LAMA – ONEINDIA NEWS
Amid the trade war with the US, China has also asked the former to desist from supporting the “Dalai Lama clique” in Tibet in an attempt to reiterate China’s sovereignty over Tibet, the country’s Global Times cited a home-based expert as saying on Tuesday, May 15.
A team of the National People’s Congress comprising legislators from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China concluded a six-day trip of the US on Monday, May 14, with an aim for the same, the expert said.
Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday that the delegation, led by the deputy of the People’s Congress of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Baima Wangdui, met a number of US senators and officials of the department of state in Washington DC.
The Chinese delegation told the US members about the importance of a good US-China relationship but also reiterated that Tibet was about China’s sovereignty and it is a question of core interest of China, Xinhua added.
Xinhua also said that Wangdui urged the US to recognize the Dalai clique’s anti-China nature and avoid any kind of contact with them. It also said the US assured the Chinese delegates that it recognized Tibet as a part of China and would not back “Tibetan independence”.
However, not all in China are convinced about the Americans’ ploy.
“Although the US said they recognize Tibet as part of China and would not support ‘Tibetan independence’, they have been meeting the Dalai Lama and, in the past, have funded the Tibetan ‘government-in-exile’,” Global Times quoted Qin Yongzhang, an ethnologist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, as saying.
Qin also said only time could tell whether the latest visit by the Chinese delegation would change America’s “double-faced actions”, adding that it was important to make clear China’s position.
Zhu Weiqun, a former chairman of the ethnic and religious committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, told Global Times that Washington recently approved “a new batch of funding to support the Dalai Lama, even more than the sum back in the Obama days” and said he didn’t find any reason to believe the current Donald Trump administration of the US would be any different in supporting the Dalai clique compared to the earlier administrations.
LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS – NATURE’S AGENDA – TIBET EQUILIBRIUM
Living Tibetan Spirits speak of Nature’s Agenda in Tibet. Freedom and Independence are gifts of Nature quietly operating across Tibetan Plateau long before the arrival of Anatomically Modern Man. Occupying force wielded by Communist China creates imbalance, disharmony, and discord in lives of Tibetans who view freedom as natural experience. There is no reason for Tibetans to raise their voices demanding freedom. In my analysis, Tibet Equilibrium is about balancing physical force applied by Communist regime to overcome Nature’s Agenda of granting freedom without asking questions.
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PUTTING TIBET BACK ON THE AGENDA BY DHONDUP WANGCHEN – PROJECT SYNDICATE
Human rights activists had hoped that international attention on China during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing would lead to greater political and religious freedom. It didn’t, but it’s not too late to pressure China to adhere to its past commitments.
WASHINGTON, DC – In 2001, when Beijing was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, expectations were high that China’s human-rights performance would improve in the international spotlight. Even Chinese officials predicted change; as Beijing’s mayor said at the time, hosting the games would “benefit the further development of our human-rights cause.”
But ten years later, China remains one of the world’s most illiberal countries. Ethnic minorities are targeted, the regime’s critics are imprisoned, and promises of reform have been virtually meaningless. As a Tibetan political dissident, I am living proof of this reality.
In December 2017, I arrived in the United States after being held in Chinese prisons for more than six years. I endured beatings and torture for the “crime” of asking Tibetans what they thought about China’s leadership.
As a boy, I was only dimly aware of China’s repression in Tibet. It wasn’t until the early 1990s, when I first visited the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, that I understood what it meant to be a target of China’s occupation. In 1992, when I was 18, I watched as monks from Lhasa’s Ganden Monastery were dragged off to prison for demanding religious and political freedom. Many spent years in jail for daring to speak out against China, and as I grew older, I vowed to speak out, too.
My first stint in a Chinese prison was tied to work I began in the early 2000s printing and distributing Tibetan-language books. I considered these texts to be important readings on Tibetan politics, culture, and religion. Chinese authorities, however, viewed them as a challenge to their rule, and they punished me accordingly.
As the 2008 Olympics approached, I began looking for new ways to record my people’s history. This was when friends and I began planning a documentary film – eventually called Leaving Fear Behind – about Tibetans’ aspirations.
In the winter of 2007, we left our fear behind and traveled throughout Tibet, cameras in hand. To gain our subjects’ trust, we shared DVDs of the Dalai Lama being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President George W. Bush in October 2007. In interview after interview, Tibetans expressed their desire to see the Dalai Lama return to Tibet and shared their frustrations that the lead-up to the Olympics had not brought more freedom.
On March 26, 2008, my work caught up with me when I was arrested by China’s secret police. Once in custody, the torture began immediately. For days, I was forced to sit in the “tiger chair,” a restraining device used to immobilize prisoners during long hours of questioning. During these sessions, I was told that I would be released if I admitted that my film project was illegal. But I refused, firm in my belief that I had done nothing wrong.
Eventually, I received a six-year prison sentence for “subversion of state power.” During the course of my incarceration, I was moved often and forced to carry out manual labor for hours with no breaks. At one prison in Xining, my health deteriorated after I became infected with hepatitis B. But it wasn’t until I was released, in June 2014, that I was able to receive treatment.
Even without bars around me, I remained caged. I was kept under house arrest, and my communications were closely monitored. All I wanted to do was study, improve my Tibetan language skills, and find a job. But in much of Tibet, even simple dreams have become impossible for Tibetans; for many, the only option is to flee.
My long, risky, and costly journey to freedom ended on Christmas Day last year, when I arrived in San Francisco and was reunited with my family (they left China years ago for their own safety). For various reasons, I must keep the details of my escape private, but it is no secret that many around the world aided me. Leaders in the US, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands frequently called on China to release me, and I am convinced that this pressure is why I received fewer beatings and slightly better treatment than my cellmates.
Unfortunately, many other Tibetans remain locked up for their beliefs. They need support, too. As I told US lawmakers during congressional testimony in February, Western governments have long supported the people of Tibet. But, as China has grown more economically and politically powerful, that support has waned.
Tibetans are not bargaining chips to appease an ascendant China; although the Chinese authorities bristle when democratic governments support us, our aspirations must not be traded away for political expedience. One way President Donald Trump’s administration could recommit to US support would be by appointing a Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, a State Department post mandated by the Tibet Policy Act of 2002 that has been vacant since Trump took office. Congress should also pass the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act – a legislative solution to promoting positive change in Tibet – and demand the release of all Tibetan political prisoners.
Nearly a decade has passed since the curtain fell on the 2008 Olympics. But while the Chinese government doesn’t talk much about human rights anymore, the international community must never stop. I can assure you that Tibetans inside Tibet have not given up their struggle – even if fewer people are listening.
THEORY OF MAN – SPECTRUM OF SEVEN COLORS
My ‘Theory of Man’ defines Man as ‘Spectrum of Seven Colors’. Isaac Newton could easily verify his ‘Theory of Light’ by conducting his critical experiment in which he used two prisms to breakdown and to reconstitute white light rays. In case of Man, such experimental verification is not possible. However, Science provides verified information about basic living functions such as ‘Metabolism’ which essentially involve making, breaking, and repairing ‘Molecules of Life’.
MAN – SPECTRUM OF SEVEN COLORS
For purposes of defining Man the concept of Light Spectrum is useful. Light Spectrum appears continuous with no distinct boundaries. The singularity of Man can be easily witnessed at conception at the stage of Single, fertilized Egg Cell. Study of Man during all stages of his physical existence provides information about Man’s Seven Dimensions or Seven Colors. These are, 1. The Physical, Mortal Being, 2. The Mental Being, 3. The Social Being, 4. The Moral Being, 5. The Spiritual Being, 6. The Created Being, and 7. The Rational Being. Science called Cell Biology & Molecular Biology can account for biomolecules of life and yet do not explain or account for Man as Rational Being.
NEWTON’S THEORY OF LIGHT
3.1 Newton’s crucial experiment
English natural philosopher Isaac Newton bought his first prism in 1666, one year after Italian natural philosopher Francesco Grimaldi’s work on diffraction was published.
Newton claimed that Grimaldi’s diffraction was simply a new kind of refraction. He argued that the geometric nature of the laws of reflection and refraction could only be explained if light was made of particles, which he referred to as corpuscles, since waves don’t tend to travel in straight lines.
After joining the Royal Society of London in 1672, Newton stated that the 44th trail in a series of experiments he had previously conducted had proven that light is made of particles and not waves.[2,3]
Advocates of the wave theory had previously stated that light waves are made of white light, and that the color spectrum that can be seen through a prism is formed because of corruption within the glass. This means that the more glass the light travels through, the more corrupt it will become.
In order to prove that this was false, Newton passed a beam of white light through two prisms, which were held at such an angle that it split into a spectrum when passing through the first prism and was recomposed, back into white light, by the second prism (as shown in Figure 3.1). This showed that the color spectrum is not caused by glass corrupting the light. Newton claimed this was a ‘crucial experiment’.
A crucial experiment is any experiment devised to decide between two contradictory theories, where the failure of one determines the certainty of the other. Since almost everyone agreed that light must be composed of either particles or waves, Newton used the failure of the wave theory to prove that light is made of particles. Newton concluded that light is composed of colored particles that combine to appear white.
3.2 Newton’s color spectrum
Newton introduced the term ‘color spectrum’ and although the spectrum appears continuous, with no distinct boundaries between the colors, he chose to divide it into seven: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Newton chose the number seven because of the Ancient Greek belief that seven is a mystical number.
Newton showed that every color has a unique angle of refraction that can be calculated using a suitable prism. He saw that all objects appear to be the same color as the beam of colored light that illuminates them, and that a beam of colored light will stay the same color no matter how many times it is reflected or refracted. This led him to conclude that color is a property of the light that reflects from objects, not a property of the objects themselves.
3.3 Criticism from the Royal Society
Despite Newton’s confidence that his theory had been proven, it still faced several problems and was not accepted straight away. Within a year of his announcement, fellow Royal Society member, English natural philosopher Robert Hooke, published similar results to Grimaldi. He argued that diffraction is not a new type of refraction, as Newton had claimed, and that it could only be explained by assuming that light is composed of waves.[1,6]
Many other members joined Hooke in criticizing Newton’s particle theory. Some denied that Newton’s color spectrum existed at all and others denied that his 44th trial really proved that light is not composed of waves. Those that tried to replicate Newton’s experiment often failed.
Prisms were still not commonly accepted as scientific instruments. They were sold as simple forms of entertainment, and there was little technical work on their design or improvement. Venetian glass was regarded as the standard against which other glasses were compared but even this was full of air bubbles and flaws. Newton did not help matters by concealing the details of his trials. He did not explain how to produce a spectrum from the first prism or specify the size or geometry of the second.
It was not until 1676, four years after Newton’s initial publication, that he performed more trials and gave people enough information to be able replicate them. Newton finally stated that the best prisms to use were those made in London, not Italy, as these were the clearest. Newton stated that those who failed to replicate his experiments must have been using bad prisms, but this was often seen as an excuse and Newton eventually withdrew from debate on the subject.
3.4 Huygens’ wave theory
In 1678, Dutch natural philosopher Christiaan Huygens claimed to have disproved Newton’s theory by showing that the laws of reflection and refraction can be derived from his wave theory of light.
Huygens argued that diffraction occurs because of the interference of wavefronts. When light is pushed through a small slit, waves are pushed together at different angles and this creates fringes of light and dark shadows, an interference pattern. This is how water waves behave when they pass through a small gap.
Huygens believed that light waves differ from water waves in one respect: water waves are transverse, the waves move up and down like a sine wave while the water moves forwards. Huygens thought that light waves were longitudinal, moving in a parallel direction to the beam.
Sound is an example of a longitudinal wave because sound waves move forwards by periodically displacing molecules in the air, but the molecules themselves do not move forwards, they simply vibrate.
In order for light to move through space as either type of wave, it must have a medium to propagate through. This means that Huygens’ theory, like all theories of light before it, was reliant upon the idea that the universe is filled with Aristotle’s fifth element, the ether.
The direction of oscillation and propagation of longitudinal and transverse waves.
3.5 Bartholin’s calcite crystals
In 1669, three years before Newton first presented his particle theory of light, Danish natural philosopher Erasmus Bartholin had begun experimenting with transparent calcite crystals, which had been discovered in Iceland. He found that when an image is placed behind a crystal it’s duplicated, with one copy appearing slightly higher than the other.[8,9]
When Bartholin rotated the crystal, he saw that one image disappeared while the other rotated with it. This led him to conclude that something in the crystal had split the beam of light into two different rays. Bartholin referred to this as “one of the greatest wonders that nature has produced”, and saw it as advocating Huygens’ wave theory of light.
Double refraction within a calcite crystal.
Huygens suggested that Bartholin’s findings could be explained if the crystal contained two different materials, one that produced spherical waves, and one ellipsoidal. Huygens continued Bartholin’s experiments and found that if he placed two crystals next to each other, then the number of images varied, depending on whether the crystals were placed parallel or perpendicular to each other. This was something that his wave theory of light could not explain (discussed further in Chapter 5).
3.6 Newton’s Opticks
Newton did not contribute to the debate until after Hooke’s death, 32 years after his original publication. In 1704, he was elected President of the Royal Society and published Opticks, his most comprehensive theory of light. In the opening sections of the book, Newton showed how to reconstruct his prism experiments in more detail. This led to many more successful reconstructions.[1,5]
Newton interpreted Huygens’ findings in terms of his own particle theory of light. He suggested that the experiments with the calcite crystals showed that light has ‘sides’, something that could easily be understood in terms of particles.
Newton also used the publication of Opticks to defend his stance on diffraction. In order to do so he had to appeal to wave-like properties, and argued that particles of light create waves in the ether. After the publication of Opticks, Newton’s theory gained considerable popularity but some of his critics remained unconvinced.
There was one way to experimentally determine which theory was correct: if light is composed of particles then it should travel faster in a denser medium, but if it’s composed of waves then a denser medium should slow it down. This experiment would not be conducted for another 150 years, but by the end of the 1800s, both theories would be proven wrong.
LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS – THE COLD WAR IN ASIA
Living Tibetan Spirits initiated Tibetan Resistance Movement during late 1950s with hope for defeating military occupation of Tibet using Infantry Weapons of Warfare. Indeed, there was such possibility of seriously degrading Enemy’s war machine during Vietnam War. Unfortunately, due to Nixon-Kissinger treason, Vietnam War remains unfinished. From military point of view, due to change in circumstances, ‘The Cold War in Asia’ may not be determined by tactics used in Infantry Warfare due to Enemy’s use of enhanced military capabilities.
In my analysis, the outcome in any war is not always determined by relative military power and military tactics used by parties engaged in conflict. The Cold War in Asia will come to its natural conclusion when Nature exercises Force/Power to influence human behavior and actions.
CHINA’S MILITARY IS WAGING A COLD WAR IN TIBET – THE NATIONAL INTEREST BLOG
In 2011, Beijing shelled out some 1.5 billion yuan (US$236 million) for the construction of an airport to serve the frigid wilderness of the Tibetan Plateau, saying it wanted to boost the local tourism industry.
Completed in 2013, Yading Airport has since handled no more than 150,000 passengers a year, equivalent to three or four daily flights carrying 400 travelers brave enough to enter the remote backwater. Little wonder: at elevation of 4,411 meters, the airport in southwestern Sichuan’s Daocheng county is the world’s highest, almost one kilometer above the gateway to Tibetan capital Lhasa.
With the air supply about 30% less than you would expect at sea level, it is said that oxygenators are one of the most vital pieces of equipment for airport ground staff to avoid medical complications such as acute mountain sickness. Aircraft flying into the rarefied air must also be equipped with oxygenators before each flight.
Yet this inhospitable airport’s location next to the Tibetan Autonomous Region does appeal to another group of travelers. The People’s Liberation Army has found a number of important roles for the facility, ranging from the testing of a new generation of jet-fighters to fending off missile threats from the Indian Ocean.
It is an open secret that Yading Airport was one of several testing grounds used for the locally built J-20 stealth fighter when it was plying the air route between Yading and Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, where the jets were manufactured.
Analysts say the alpine climate, steep terrain and high elevation of the airport and its surroundings are ideal for reliability tests on the J-20 and similar warplanes. This is the same reason that the F-22 Raptor, the spearhead of the US Air Force, was tested in Alaska.
But Yading Airport’s significance also lies in the tactical advantages offered by its location at the roof of the world. The Chinese military can observe every movement at Indian installations in the Bay of Bengal, 1,000 kilometers to the southwest, as there is no mountain range blocking the view from Yunnan province across Myanmar.
Hong Kong-based military commentator Leung Kwok-leung noted that the PLA must have installed long-range early warning radars at the airport and it could also host an anti-missile shield at an elevation that would be the envy of other military services.
Chinese observers are undoubtedly monitoring movements by US nuclear submarines in and around the Bay of Bengal, and New Delhi’s construction of a nuclear submarine base there. As a result, Beijing is getting antsy about threats lurking on its southwestern front.
Yading could be the location for the world’s highest mid-range anti-ballistic missile defense system: using the elevation and low latitude, interceptors launched from the plateau could “hitch a ride” on the centrifugal force of the Earth’s rotation.
Leung said this would mean that the PLA could use anti-ballistic missiles launched from Yading to put down Indian or US missiles fired either from bases onshore or from vessels in the Bay of Bengal area while they were still ascending, in a “blocked shot manner”.
This article originally appeared on Asia Times.
LIVING TIBETAN SPIRITS DEMAND TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY AS PRECONDITION FOR DEMOCRACY
Living Tibetan Spirits demand ‘Transparency and Public Accountability’ as precondition for Democracy, Freedom, Peace, and Justice in Occupied Tibet. Further, Living Tibetan Spirits absolutely reject Cold War Era Secret Diplomacy.
Living Tibetan Spirits demand the United States and India to formally recognize Tibetan Government-in-Exile and conduct Diplomacy with Dignity to show Respect and to Honor Tibetan National Identity.
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US ENVOY JUSTER CALLS ON DALAI LAMA
US Ambassador Kenneth Juster called on Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, at his official palace here on Friday, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said.
During the two-day visit, which concluded on Friday, the Ambassador met high-ranking officials of the CTA, including President Lobsang Sangay twice.
The CTA also hosted a dinner reception followed by cultural performances at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts for the visiting dignitary, a post on the CTA’s website said.
Following the audience with the Dalai Lama, the Ambassador said he had discussions on a wide-range of issues with the Dalai Lama.
He expressed that he was particularly inspired by the Dalai Lama’s views on how inner peace of individuals can be spread and bring broader peace to mankind, said the post.
He also said he requested the Dalai Lama to visit the US again in the future.
The Ambassador was accompanied by a four-member delegation from the US embassy, comprising Special Assistant Anood Taqui and Deputy Political Minister Counsellor Derek Westfall.
The Dalai Lama, who believes in the “middle-path” policy that demands “greater autonomy” for the people in Tibet, is viewed by the Chinese as a hostile element who is bent on splitting Tibet from China.
He lives in exile along with some 140,000 Tibetans, over 100,000 of them in India. Over six million Tibetans live in Tibet.
The Tibetan exile administration is based in this northern Indian hill town, but is not recognized by any country.
MAY DAY CELEBRATION – SLAVE IN FREE COUNTRY
On Tuesday, May 01, 2018 I celebrate MAY DAY as “LAW DAY” to ask Americans to reject ‘The Public Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996’ or PRWORA. This Public Law is unfair, and unjust for it is not consistent with Constitutional Law, the Supreme Law of this Free Nation. Documented immigrants are permitted to work and pay taxes while they reside in the United States for their entire lifetime but not allowed to retire from work. In my analysis, this Public Law of 1996 reintroduced Slavery, Serfdom, Forced Labor, and Involuntary Servitude for Senior Aliens cannot retire at all.
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PRESIDENT EISENHOWER PROCLAIMS LAW DAY – MAY 01, 1958 – HISTORY.com
On this day in 1958, President Eisenhower proclaims Law Day to honor the role of law in the creation of the United States of America. Three years later, Congress followed suit by passing a joint resolution establishing May 1 as Law Day.
The idea of a Law Day had first been proposed by the American Bar Association in 1957. The desire to suppress the celebration of May 1, or May Day, as International Workers’ Day aided in Law Day’s creation. May Day had communist overtones in the minds of many Americans, because of its celebration of working people as a governing class in the Soviet Union and elsewhere.
The American Bar Association defines Law Day as: “A national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. Law Day underscores how law and the legal process have contributed to the freedoms that all Americans share.” The language of the statute ordaining May 1 calls it “a special day of celebration by the American people in appreciation of their liberties and? rededication to the ideals of equality and justice under law.”
On a day that, in many parts of the world, inspires devotion to the rights of the working classes to participate in government, Law Day asks Americans to focus upon every American’s rights as laid out in the fundamental documents of American democracy: the Declaration of Independence and the federal Constitution. The declaration insists that Americans “find these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” and guarantees the rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” The Bill of Rights amended to the Constitution codifies the rights of free speech, free press and fair trial.
Law Day celebrates the legal construct for the determination of rights that the revolutionary leaders of the 1770s, hoping to prevent the sort of class warfare that went on to rack Europe from 1789 to 1917, were so eager to create.