One hot topic that is debated more than anything at the moment is the Beijing Olympics 2008. I am very split in this question. On one hand I sincerely hate the communist regime and everything that is affiliated with it, and I support the freedom for Tibet.
But (!) why should athletes pay the price for what our politicians have failed with, i.e. ending the communistic dictatorship in China? Isn’t it better just to go there with a “free Tibet” t-shirt or a placard making yourself heard? Another thing that would be possible without throwing a spanner in the works for the honest athletes who just want to compete and practice their sport would be to boycott the opening of the Beijing Olympics but then participate in the games. The opening is PURE propaganda and is nothing we in the civilized world should take part of and support!
What do you guys think of this solution?