Awhile back I wrote a post about the SNL skit, “Really?!” In it I explained how comedians Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers make fun of the absurd.

It constantly amazes me that there are people out there so desperate for power that they are deluded into thinking they can say or do anything and get away with it. I came across an article today that just cracked me up. The insane Chinese government, in an attempt to limit the influence of the Dalai Lama, has now gone and done it. They have banned reincarnation. Unless of course you have permission from them.


The next thing you know they will be making it a crime for the earth to spin on its axis once a day. Because you know, if we slow down the spin of the earth, they will live forever and will no longer be afraid of returning as a dung beetle.

And they deserve it. Anyone who arrests a guy for freely giving out hugs (see video below)—a sign of love and affection that spreads joy to others—needs another lifetime to think about what’s important.

I myself will be returning as a Giraffe. I was really hoping to be a cat. I’m not really sure what that says about me, but according to the Reincarnation Station, “Almost 30% of people will be reincarnated as a higher form of life than me. I’m not perfect, but I’ve lead a better life than most. With a few changes now, my next life could be even better.”

Well I guess that pretty much sums it up. What do you want to come back as?