Chip Tsao: The collective madness of nationalism

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Share This:   [You can read the original text in Chinese here. Used with permission] Whereas the recent “Scandal of Sun Yang’s drug cheat” became the battlefield of Chinese nationalism, those who read English remained sober and reasonable on the … Read More

Five Republicans Discuss “Chinese Nature”

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Share This:   [You can read the original Chinese here]   Chinese’s Double heart There is a country in the Far East whose citizens have a mouth as sharp as a dagger, but a heart as fragile as glass. Whether … Read More

Five reasons why Hong Kong is NOT the capitalist utopia you might imagine it to be (V): Jobs

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Share This:   Most Western foreigners arrive to Hong Kong with a job. But finding a job in the ex-British colony is no the easy task you might think it to be. Not, at least, if you are looking for … Read More

Five reasons why Hong Kong is NOT the capitalist utopia you might imagine it to be (II): Property rights

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Share This:   Property rights are the most basic of all human rights, the most basic economic institution for people to maintain their own existence. Little is it known that the HKSAR government can expropriate your house to build huge … Read More

China, open borders, and kitten immigration

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Share This:   In a not-so-recent column Lew Rockwell, one of the most relevant libertarians of today, expressed a very surprising idea: that open borders are an assault on private property. Briefly explained, in a true libertarian society where land … Read More

Simplified Chinese is “more or less” Chinese

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Share This: In a Facebook post a fellow blogger mentioned the “infection of the Northern culture of the ‘more or less’”, a perfect definition of Chinese attitude towards anything, including themselves. Chinese goods are copies “more or less” similar to … Read More

Simplified Chinese is the invention of a schizophrenic mind

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Share This: When Taiwanese, Hongkongers or Western people criticize Simplified Chinese, Chinese people will immediately jump and scream in unison: “It is just a simplification of the script. It is the same language, a simpler version, nothing has changed”. Most … Read More

There is only “Those long divided shall be united; those long united shall be divided”, but never “since antiquity”

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Share This: . [This post was originally published by blogger Read before u speak 東講西讀 in his/her FB page here. All credit goes to Read before u speak 東講西讀, both for the text and the original image]. Migration and changes in borders … Read More

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