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Post time 2012-2-12 13:39:18 |Display all floors
exportedkiwi Post time: 2012-2-12 13:36
The trouble was, back then, so I read, that the iron forged in these "backyard" furnaces was subst ...

China has LOT'S OF CATCHING UP to do.

In Mao's time, ignorant people - the underclass, uneducated, unskill were in charge!
By the time of Zhao's influence - the educated, the so called guild of the bureaucrats was back in charge!

and slowly RATIONAL MINDS prevailed.
But now, the gap is as BIG AS 50 YEARS in some provinces.
Rather ghastly, but life in the 60's to the 80's is quite attractive - considering the DATA STREAM industries the Americans are undertaking!

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Post time 2012-2-12 13:56:40 |Display all floors
greendragon Post time: 2012-2-12 12:39
China has LOT'S OF CATCHING UP to do.

In Mao's time, ignorant people - the underclass, uneducated ...

Only those who feel left behind need catch up no?

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Post time 2012-2-12 14:11:13 |Display all floors
I see the day dream which is easily broken by reality.

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Post time 2012-2-12 14:12:48 |Display all floors
greendragon Post time: 2012-2-12 13:20
Life is getting better for China.
Now it's only a matter of CATCHING UP, and closing in - MINDING T ...

"We are REMINDED of that by stealth everyday at the MRT or MTR".

What is that ?

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Post time 2012-2-12 14:15:37 |Display all floors
greatlady Post time: 2012-2-12 13:12
"We are REMINDED of that by stealth everyday at the MRT or MTR".

What is that ?

Stealth, I think, means the J20 warplane which is stealthy, or stealthier than previous J models of Chinese warplanes.
MTR is the subways and the highspeed railway system in China.

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Post time 2012-2-12 14:26:22 |Display all floors
It was the only way Mao had of gaining a strong enough military,
i.e. nuclear weapons technology from the Soviet Union,
to stave off the imperialists who would have certainly turned China into something
like the Philippines.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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Post time 2012-2-12 16:41:03 |Display all floors
exportedkiwi Post time: 2012-2-12 14:15
Stealth, I think, means the J20 warplane which is stealthy, or stealthier than previous J models o ...



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