Sep 24, 2009


Once again, our secular society has imposed it’s will upon the world…and they want to talk about us Christains imposing our will on them…..

Memphis Mayor Fist-Bumps The Dalai Lama Saying, “Hello Dalai

“The Dalai Lama was greeted at Tom Lee Park by Memphis Mayor Myron Lowery and Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Tuesday afternoon, September 22, 2009. Mayor Lowery shook hands with the Dalai Lama and then grabbed his hand and showed him how to fist-bump. Lowery then told the Dalai Lama that he, “always wanted to say ‘hello Dalai.’” Both laughed at the gesture and joke.”

Of course, I suspect that the Dalai Lama wasn’t as impressed as he “seemed” to be….

Later, the Dalai Lama explained – laughingly – that smacking fists is considered a sign of violence. The Dalai Lama seemed to be amused by the greeting.

Keep in mind that this took place in the context of the National Civil Rights Museum’s “Freedom Awards.”
So, we here in America, are free to “smack fists” and make fun of people’s names…..I’m sure MLK would be proud of what he lived, fought and died for…

Mind you, I am no fan of the Dalai Lama, nor am I some prudish, snobbish, upperclass racist (I live in a trailer in the woods for goodness sake!).
I can see the humor in this from the secular point of view, but I can see the greater offense of this towards Christian society.

How classless is this Mayor? How classless is our society to invite the world to our doorstep so that everyone can see the audacity of our classlessness?

First the Notre Dame scandal, now this. What is this world coming to?

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