I'd guess that up to now, even most Christians have considered the Dalai Lama a good guy. Sort of sweet-looking, a little shy, humble, nice smile, hearty laugh, and a benign view of the world. Needs a fashion consultant, but they'd have him over for dinner. Up to now. Turns out he's thinking it's time to move on beyond religion. Talk about enlightenment:
You go, Mister Lama. If you find the answer, one that all people will accept, what a fine and hopeful world it'd be; and considerably less bloody.