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Huffington Post – Friday, 14 June 2013
The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.
“In that respect, biologically, females have more potential… Females have more sensitivity about others’ wellbeing. In my own case, my father, very short temper. On a few occasions I also got some beatings. But my mother was so wonderfully compassionate.”
The exiled Tibeten Buddhist leader then applied the same logic to his eventual successor; reaffirming that a female Dalai Lama is possible . . .