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Abbott and the Dalai Lama: a tale of two monks

By The Wheeler Centre·Friday, 4th December 2009Abbott and the Dalai Lama: a tale of two monksIn what is perhaps an unlikely meeting of minds, Tony Abbott has been talking to the Dalai Lama in Sydney. Not only was he keeping unusual company, he was hanging out at Gleebooks in Glebe, possibly not where one might expect to find your average member of the Liberal party’s right wing.Share✉Related posts20 Jul 2011NoteLife Imitating Art  /  Ethics & moralsBy Alex Landragin26 Aug 2011East Gippsland Exhibition Takes Books Beyond Words  /  Books, reading & writingBy Alex Landragin
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