So, the big question is WHY do I care?
Right now I'm not so clear why I care so much, but it's clear to me that I do...
So hold on - Josh Hawkes Professional Ranter and Bad Karma Detective is on the case
So, on initial investigations it would seem that the term "lama" has enormous spiritual weight to some, mainly Buddhists, and to others, practically no meaning at all, namely westerners. It is ill defined in the west, yet goes to the very heart of spirituality in the east.
For all these reasons and more it's a fantastic and powerful word to hijack, especially for the unscrupulous leading the ignorant.
It would seem that this will be a great FIRST CASE for the Bad Karma Detective.