Yes, the world has been immeasurably afflicted by schizoid religious beliefs, the most blastphemous of which is Eternal Punishment from the same God Who Is the Savior of all mankind and the Reconciler of all things to His Perfect Love, 'Almighty' but unable to overcome Satan's power and Free Will Doctrine. HOWEVER: Belief in deity and spirit is unnecessary for the dare-we-say deifiers of the materialist state. This would be high-larious if it wasn't so bedded in more than a half-century of agony from the insatiable perfecters of the prison-industrial complex*
Click here: Dalai Lama Says Reincarnation is My Personal Right
A new Chinese law bans Tibetan lamas, or monks, from reincarnating without Chinese government approval. It says the Chinese government has to approve all reincarnations of living Buddhas or senior religious figures in Tibetan Buddhism.
*Yes, I believe that Capitalism & Communism are two sides of the same coin (and coign), and if you take the 'blame it on the joooooze!!!!' out of the Protocols, the truth is there, just like it was in that inconvenient truth, the arcanum imperii of The Prince.