To describe the Lahu people, unconditionally, as "animists" is to ignore the significant datum that a sizeable part of the ethnic category has elevated the notion of a worshipable
creator-divinity (in whose honor they erect temples) to heights quite unusual among Southeast Asian peoples.
(Unlike the impossible giants and giantesses of tropic personification, fairies and, before them, the gods of Olympus have always been conceived on a scale that the imagination can encompass without strain.) And yet, by the very fact of their incarnation, they give us access to the sublime abstractions of "form" and "tendency." Gods are made more potent and ultimately more godly when numen is concretized and thus made worshipable
Their pujiya (worshipable
) guru of hate, in fact, wrote a chapter titled INTERNAL THREAT (chapter xvi, Bunch of Thoughts, pages 177-195) in which Muslims are declared to be enemy number 1.