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Behind the Propaganda - China's State of Mind.

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    Behind the Propaganda - China's State of Mind.

    A very interesting article in the Economist.

    Worth spending the time to read.

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    It lays bare the real feelings (at least a snapshot) of mainland Chinese from the perspective of a couple of therapists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sage:
    A very interesting article in the Economist.

    Worth spending the time to read.

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    It lays bare the real feelings (at least a snapshot) of mainland Chinese from the perspective of a couple of therapists.
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    My mum always cites a saying: “If you made a mistake, fix it; if you didn’t, take the punishment as a warning.”

    I hate that.

    It’s what innocent people told themselves to survive that era (Mao). If they were attacked, they’d say: “It’s fine, I deserve it.” My mother treated me the same way. If my brother did something wrong, she’d discipline me, too. I had to be strong and self- sufficient.

    These things sit like a glacier between us.