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Dalai Lama Threatens Retirement

The Tibetan leader threatens to step down if the violence worsens in Tibet.

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Don't worry, he's not going to stop being the Dalai Lama, as that would probably create some kind of world-destroying rift in the time/space continuum. Says a spokesperson: "He would resign as the political leader and head of state, but not as the Dalai Lama. He will always be the Dalai Lama." Phew!

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