- The Dragon Kingdom (Journeyman Pictures)
The country and its people promote non-materialistic values and live in harmony. However, by opening their borders, it is opening a Pandora's box. It is now just a matter of time before the flood of Western information and Chinese expansionism corrupts this Buddhist gem. Humans may not be suitable for ruling as Naga ("Dragon") Kings. We make "modern" material and scientific advances, but perhaps at the price of our spirituality and sanity. We envy and are constantly trying to get back to Shangri-la, as the Bhutanese will soon be trying. The American Ron Teaguarden (Dragon Herbs) has already made inroads establishing a company to extract Bhutan's herbal wealth and native medicinal lore. But soon the extraction of its natural resources as large-scale capital commodities begins.
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