Are Buddhsist Racist

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What is Racism?


Race can be defined as:

"A classification system used to categorise humans into distinct populations or groups by anatomical, cultural, ethnic, genetic, geographical, historical, linguistic, religious, and/or social affiliation.”


Racism can be defined as:

“The belief that all members of each race possess characteristics, abilities, or qualities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.”


When a group of people are labeled according to a certain religious belief or affiliation and their access to public services, jobs, livelihoods and social freedoms are denied or restricted on the basis of this belief or affiliation this is racism.

A Response

18th June 2015

Updated and a final update

Normally I don't respond directly to the various attempts that Dalai Lama disciples use to try and discredit me, however today I will make an exception due to the large volume of lies that are preceding his visit to the UK.

In particular some of his more fanatical disciples have taken it upon themselves to forge tweets, screenshots and defame me to try and undermine my articles.

Linda Ciardiello used to operate the @laughingdaquini Twitter account anonymously and was involved in the targeted harassment and cyberbullying of several individuals. A few months ago when I challenged her, alleging that she was the operator of the account she lied. However she made one or two mistakes and I was able to demonstrate that she was indeed running it.

When exposed she deleted a post on Facebook showing her mistake and claimed I had forged it and that I was lying. I was able to prove I wasn't and she eventually admitted she was lying.

Recently the person behind the @kelseylotus Twitter account was exposed as Lynne Cracknell. Lynne had also participated in the cyberbullying campaign that Linda was involved with.

Unhappy about being exposed and implicated in cyberbullying Lynne forged a tweet to make it look like it was mine. She then published this on her Twitter account. It would appear that forgery, fraud, slander and libel have become as natural as breathing to these people.


To Spam or not to Spam?

Yesterday (17th June) Linda accused me of lying about sources within the anti-protest movement, of which she is a member. She claimed that I didn't know her email address despite the fact that I had sent her two emails in May requesting her help with my enquiries.

She received both emails and shared their content with Carol McQuire and Tenzin Peljor. Yesterday I emailed her to ask why she was lying and pretending not to have received them. She promptly published that email on Facebook within an hour of my sending it.

Today Linda has published a forged screenshot to make it appear that the first two emails had been delivered to her spam folder.

In total I have emailed Linda three times, all from the same email account, all to the same email address I have for her at Gmail. Whilst she seems very adept at forging and lying there is a small discrepancy that she fails to explain:

If the previous two emails had been classified by Gmail as spam, why did they suddenly decide that my third email wasn't?

Of all the people I have emailed with Gmail accounts none have had the slightest problem receiving my messages, except for Linda. Her Gmail account appears to function differently to everyone else's.

Below are the source code headers from all three emails. All were sent from the same email account to Linda's account with Gmail. They were all sent from exactly the same mail server (based in Iceland) with exactly the same settings, so there is no way that Gmail would decide the first two were spam and the final one wasn't.





There is also the fact that I know Linda shared the first two emails with Carol and Tenzin, however they will simply lie and refuse to admit this because the evidence proving it comes from a source within their group.

Finally Linda also made a mistake when she forged the email to make it appear that it had been automatically detected as spam, she used the wrong Gmail warning.



The forgery she created is shown above and it's displaying a Gmail phishing warning. These warnings are specifically only applied to suspicious emails which are asking for personal information and contain links. They typically ask you to click the link and reset the password for your online banking or another such account, such as the example shown below:



Gmail don't apply this type of warning to emails that don't contain links. None of the emails I sent Linda contained any links whatsoever. It is therefore impossible for Gmail to have flagged it with this type of specific phishing warning which proves beyond any doubt that it's a forgery.


Just Stop Lying

The reason for this response is because I'm tired of the sheer volume of lies these people tell. I have researched many different groups of people in my time and without doubt I have never encountered such persistent deception as I have with these supposed Buddhists.

I was lied to time and again by Jamyang Khedrup aka Rory Tasker. I have literally lost track of the number of lies from Tenzin Peljor I've exposed. Both of these people are supposed to be fully ordained monks with strict vows against lying but that doesn't seem to bother them.

As for Carol McQuire she lied in response to an article exposing Tenzin's lies, only to be caught out herself.

Even David Cutshaw lied in response to an article about the "survivors" group that he and Tenzin set up claiming instead, "As I stated in my email, Tenzin had nothing to do with the creation of the Survivors group."

He conveniently forgot about the discussion which took place on the "survivors" group on 10th May 2010 where Carol McQuire explained, "For those of you who may be new to the forum, Tenzin Peljor was instrumental in setting up this Yahoo group". David didn't correct Carol or object to this claim. Instead he agreed adding, "This group would be nothing if it wasn't for Tenzin."

What I've discovered with this particular group of people is that they are so entrenched in habitual lying that it's just layer upon layer of deception. As soon as you expose one lie they lie again. It's an endless process.

Truth for them must be a strange concept. It's almost as if they believe they're playing a game and being very clever.

In reality it's just tedious, childish and quite boring.



Linda now claims that she doesn't have any of the skills necessary to forge the email shown above. However at the same time she admitted she owns a copy of Photoshop, which is industry standard professional image editing software. She also admits involvement with the tweet that was forged and published on Lynne Cracknell's Twitter account as the exchange below shows:



Their "little in-joke" clearly demonstrates they have the ability to forge tweets and screenshots or know people who do. Linda also, by her own admission, has the professional software to do it.

As usual we're expected to believe two opposing sets of circumstances. Firstly that Linda isn't capable of forging a screenshot and that she doesn't know anyone capable of doing it. Secondly that Linda is capable, or knows someone capable, of forging a tweet.

This is exactly the type of perpetual lying I've encountered with these people. I honestly don't know which is worse, the fact they lie so much or the fact they are so stupid they think people will believe anything they say.

As I said before, it's tedious, childish and boring.


A Final Update

This is a final update to the article and illustrates exactly why I rarely respond directly to the various ploys that Tenzin, Carol and Linda use to try and undermine my work. They never refute any of the evidence I present, instead they just resort to name calling, forgery and lies as this example shows.

Linda emailed me a picture that she also published on Facebook as somehow proving that she hadn't forged the email warning.

Here's Linda's photo proof:



I created a similar photo using the image from Facebook to show that it doesn't prove anything other than they are both photos of the image on computer screens.



All it shows is that Linda's image is a slightly better resolution because she is using the original forgery, whereas my image is one that has been compressed by Facebook which notoriously degrades the image quality.

Instead of refuting any of the evidence I presented for why she was lying Linda instead just added more lies to the pot.

In order to believe Linda's version of the truth she expects people to accept that Gmail's spam filter worked for the first two messages, but failed to work for the third. Also Gmail's spam filter applied the wrong warning to the "spam" email incorrectly thinking it contained a phishing link. Finally she expects people to believe that she doesn't know anyone capable of forging an email screenshot despite the fact that she knows someone capable of forging a tweet.

If you can accept all of that then Linda isn't lying. If you can't accept that remarkable set of events then you might need to adjust your tin foil hat and try again.

By now you are probably as fed up and bored with the whole charade as I am. This will hopefully give you some insight into what it's like trying to get the truth out of people like Linda, Tenzin, and Carol. With Tenzin you're lucky if he's being truthful about his name, at least dealing with Linda is a bit easier in that regard.

Nietzsche's sentiments summarise exactly how I feel about these people when he said:

“I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”


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