Rick’s Picks: I Took The Dalai Lama To A Ski Resort And He Told Me The Meaning Of Life

Rick’s Picks: I Took The Dalai Lama To A Ski Resort And He Told Me The Meaning Of Life

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Douglas Preston writes for slate.com about his ski trip with the Dalai Lama:

As we finished, a young waitress with tangled, dirty-blond hair and a beaded headband began clearing our table. She stopped to listen to the conversation and finally sat down, abandoning her work. After a while, when there was a pause, she spoke to the Dalai Lama. “You didn’t like your cookie?”
“Not hungry, thank you.”
“Can I, um, ask a question?”
“Please.”
She spoke with complete seriousness. “What is the meaning of life?”

Check out the full article on slate.com.

 

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