Richard Gere: “This all started on March 10, and it didn’t start about the Olympics. There was a simple demonstration in front of the Jokhang Cathedral, and a vortex opened up, and an enormous amount of energy came out of that, and it’s played into this moment obviously around the Olympics. But I think what is so extraordinary is it was so spontaneous. It was an expression of a people who finally couldn’t take it anymore.”(Emphasis added.)
WORD! In an interdependent cosmos, we make things happen from within, we are not forced into order by an outside agent, we are not "caused," we Flow, we Grow.
Notice the complete absence of machinery in his words. He's talking about a living Being that is Aware of its own Becoming, and capable of Flowing now there, now here. The protests happened in the same way a ripening fruit or incubating hatchling breaks on through: