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Post time 2013-12-21 11:24:13 |Display all floors
I have heard some pundits in the United States, such as Edward Luttwak, a military strategist, describing fast-growing China as a fat man entering an elevator. They say that because the man is so large he should be ultra-polite to people already in the elevator.

This description not only distorts the reality, it sows the seeds for more misunderstanding and distrust.

China is not a fat man, but a ...

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Post time 2013-12-21 11:24:26 |Display all floors
>folks already in the elevator should simply move a bit to allow these adolescents to enter the elevator, instead of standing in front of the doors blocking the way.<

And in many cases, the folks already in the elevator are there because they've killed the previous occupants. Today, they're blocking the way because they've claimed all the empty spaces left - which means the entire world and universe.

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Post time 2013-12-21 16:45:15 |Display all floors
such criticism to china would not hurt anybody , some scholars (or politicians)in the west still dreaming of their lost AAA status , China and India is not in the same economical position China is much better (infrastructure, system, corruption ,global economy driving engine),even Europeans think that if there is any nation that will populate the moon ( not the elevator !) it would be China.

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Post time 2013-12-21 17:15:40 |Display all floors
Move over US, know your shrinking space and bullying deeds.

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Post time 2013-12-21 20:25:50 |Display all floors
USA is biggest irresponsible hypocrite

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Post time 2013-12-22 11:29:08 |Display all floors
huarenmalays Post time: 2013-12-21 20:25
USA is biggest irresponsible hypocrite

Why so much hate for the US? I bet the US has influenced you and your country a great deal, is it all for the bad?

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Post time 2013-12-22 12:01:08 |Display all floors
This post was edited by Pingu66 at 2013-12-22 22:11
huarenmalays Post time: 2013-12-21 20:25
USA is biggest irresponsible hypocrite

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