“The very concept of war is out of date. Destruction of your neighbor as an enemy is essentially a destruction of yourself.” Dalai Lama speaking at the Central Park as part of his 20-city tour. The New York Times has a full report.
The numbers make him one of the park’s biggest nonentertainment draws, in a category with the Rev. Billy Graham and Pope John Paul II, although those religious leaders have attracted far more people to their park events.