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

Confucius Institute: Educational Failure, Political Success

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Share This: . It has been noted before that the current Confucius Institutes are shaping a new generation of scholars who will not only have a distorted, pro-Chinese Communist Party vision of Chinese history, but who also will be unable … Read More

China, the West and “The Shandong Syndrome” (III)

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Share This: 1966: The Red August Holocaust Whereas the Great Leap Forward (1958-1961) had witnessed between 30 and 45 millions of deaths, from famine, murders, raping, suicides and cannibalism, the Cultural Revolution focused on a different type of victim: cultural … Read More

China, the West and “The Shandong Syndrome” (II)

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Share This: Anti-Confucian Confucians In its wider sense, the May Fourth Movement applies to the historical period between 1917 and 1922 when modern China initiated the radical introduction of Western ideas of science, philosophy, literature, and ethics –including Russian Bolshevikism– … Read More