Asked a political person why some in politics seemed to be such protectors of Falun Gong. Seemed like a cult. Remembered a reception involving a Chinese official who, in personal conversation, expressed such sentiments. Though maybe cult-like elements are found in many social and political movements, including most (all?) religions. Needing the cult to get to the belief?
We don’t care if they worship trees.
Our concern is to protect their right to do so.
Few words making much larger sense.
Then to the propaganda, or…