Best Unknown God Walking Among Us (2008)


Living in an undisclosed location in Queens, LI HONGZHI is possibly the most influential, best-hidden dissident in the world. In 1992, Li started Falun Gong, the exercise component of Falun Dafa, a political movement that has been vigorously and often violently suppressed by the Chinese government. With enough followers to overthrow most countries, Li, referred to as Master, lives quietly in Queens, issuing the occasional "abandon final attachments" directive to his followers. Under his tutelage, Falun Gong has become one of the most serious threats to the Communist government in China since the Boxer Rebellion—a boast no Pilates or spinning instructor can, as of yet, make. RV


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