Associated Press - April 12, 2008 8:05 PM ET
SEATTLE (AP) - The Dalai Lama spoke today about having hope for the future and the need for humanity to look past a century of "bloodshed" toward a period of dialogue.
In his keynote speech to more than 50,000 during the second of a 5-day conference on compassion, the Tibetan leader did not address the situation in Tibet.
However, before the Dalai Lama's speech, a Tibetan monk who spearheaded the Seeds of Compassion event said Tibet only seeks autonomy.
The Dalai Lama says he will address the Tibetan situation at an early Sunday news conference.
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