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Li Hongzhi

Li HongzhiAKA Li Lai

Born: 13-May-1951 [1]
Birthplace: Gongzhuling, Jilin, China

Gender: Male
Religion: Other
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: China
Executive summary: Founder of Falun Gong

Founder of Falun Gong, a meditation practice (Qigong, relatively common in China) coupled to Li's peculiar quasi-Buddhist and Taoist principles, which he began teaching in 1992. By 1997, Falun Gong practitioners numbered in the millions, to the Chinese government's unease, forcing Li to emigrate to the United States. The following year, Falun Gong was branded a cult, and after a 1999 protest it has suffered severe repression.

Falun Gong is believed by adherents to bring health and cure disease, and Li himself is believed to have attained supernatural abilities. Interviewed through a translator by William Dowell for Time, published 10 May 1999:

TIME: Why does chaos reign now?
LI: Of course there is not just one reason. The biggest cause of society's change today is that people no longer believe in orthodox religion. They go to church, but they no longer believe in God. They feel free to do anything. The second reason is that since the beginning of this century, aliens have begun to invade the human mind and its ideology and culture.
TIME: Where do they come from?
LI: The aliens come from other planets. The names that I use for these planets are different. Some are from dimensions that human beings have not yet discovered. The key is how they have corrupted mankind. Everyone knows that from the beginning until now, there has never been a development of culture like today. Although it has been several thousand years, it has never been like now.

The aliens have introduced modern machinery like computers and airplanes. They started by teaching mankind about modern science, so people believe more and more science, and spiritually, they are controlled. Everyone thinks that scientists invent on their own when in fact their inspiration is manipulated by the aliens. In terms of culture and spirit, they already control man. Mankind cannot live without science.

The ultimate purpose is to replace humans. If cloning human beings succeeds, the aliens can officially replace humans. Why does a corpse lie dead, even though it is the same as a living body? The difference is the soul, which is the life of the body. If people reproduce a human person, the gods in heaven will not give its body a human soul. The aliens will take that opportunity to replace the human soul and by doing so they will enter earth and become earthlings.

When such people grow up, they will help replace humans with aliens. They will produce more and more clones. There will no longer be humans reproduced by humans. They will act like humans, but they will introduce legislation to stop human reproduction.

TIME: How do you see the future?
LI: Future human society is quite terrifying. If aliens are not to replace human beings, society will destroy itself on its own. Industry is creating invisible air pollution. The microparticles in the air harm human beings. The abnormality in the climate today is caused by that [pollution], and it cannot be remedied by humans alone. The drinking water is polluted. No matter how we try to purify it, it cannot return to its original purity. Modern science cannot determine the extent of the damage. The food we eat is the product of fertilized soil. The meat we eat is affected. I can foresee a future when human limbs become deformed, the body's joints won't move and internal organs will become dysfunctional. Modern science hasn't realized this yet.

At the beginning you asked why I did such things. I only tell practitioners, but not the public because they cannot comprehend it. I am trying to save those people who can return to a high level and to a high moral level. Modern science does not understand this, so governments can do nothing. The only person in the entire world who knows this is myself alone.

I am not against the public knowing, but I am teaching practitioners. Even though the public knows, it cannot do anything about it. People can't free themselves from science and from their concepts. I am not against science. I am only telling mankind the truth. I drive a car. I also live in the environment. Don't believe that I am against science. But I know that modern science is destroying mankind. Aliens have already constructed a layer of cells in human beings. The development of computers dictates this layer of body cells to control human culture and spirituality and in the end to replace human beings.

[1] The Chinese Government claims Li was actually born on 7 July 1952, but that he gives a different date of birth in order to match that of Buddha.

Wife: (m.)

    High School: (Changchun, Jilin, China, 1960-69)

    Falun Dafa Society Founder
    Falun Gong Research Society President
    Founded Religion Falun Gong (13-May-1992)
    Changchun Cereals Company (1982-91)
    Exiled 1997
    Disturbing Public Order alleged by Chinese government
    Risk Factors: Homophobia

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