China Regulates Reincarnation

From Newsweek:

China has banned Buddhist monks in Tibet from reincarnating without government permission. According to a statement issued by the State Administration for Religious Affairs, the law, which goes into effect next month and strictly stipulates the procedures by which one is to reincarnate, is “an important move to institutionalize management of reincarnation.”

This may seem silly, but I think a country that executes as many people as China does would want to regulate reincarnation. It’s only a matter of time before Texas does the same.

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