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In one of history's more absurd acts of totalitarianism, 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."

[That first sentence is a WTF on so many levels. Rumble in my icon is definitely saying "Man, WHAT?"]
Tags: dear god this is insane
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