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Tibet in Song

Can the Culture of Tibet Still Be Saved?

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two new documentaries show the cultural impact of Communist China's efforts to suppress the culture of Tibet. Each is fascinating in its own right. Together, they make a powerful statement about the importance of cultural identity.

'Tibet in Song': Exploring What the Chinese Occupation Has Meant for Buddhism

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stanton Peele

What are the similarities between Hume's attitude toward Buddhism and the Chinese eradication of Tibetan culture? Both seek to impose their own belief systems on a minority or subservient culture and religion.