Friends debate over the future of China. Commentators and bloggers instigate some fierce arguments between those who criticize the country (including its government, society, culture and people) and those who zealously attack the criticisms. Though I have no intention to join the debate, I desire to share a little bit of my personal observations.
In today’s China, negatively criticizing everything has become a national hobby, which is not making anyone happier.
But on the other hand, the increasing number of Chinese who take a prideful position and passionately argue against all criticisms, denying the country’s major problems, indicates an condition that is just as sad, if not worse. (more…)