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What do Westerners get wrong about China?   


admin you
@admin · Posted 25 Nov. 2020

What do Westerners get wrong about China?


admin you
@admin · Posted 25 Nov. 2020

What a truly secular state means. If you had picked a random guy in Ancient Greece, he or she would have a far better understanding about China than pretty much any modern, educated “westerner”. The more secular Western Europe can probably appreciate the fundamental Chinese culture better than those with a monotheist religion or a ruling king. The reason for this is that the Grecian culture developed BEFORE the Marriage of King and Church. This was when the Chinese culture and the Grecian culture had a lot in common. What happened next was that the West has been completely washed over by King and Church for like 2000 years, while China largely remained secular.

Both the King and the Church served to reduce in-group conflict, which was why these things became so ingrained in the culture itself. They were the “short-hand” tokens for morality, politics, and ideological conformance. Even those countries which no longer have a king or a dominant state-sponsored Church, the ideologies still permeate the Society at large.

So you see this perpetual obsession about “bloodline” instead of the objectively true “return to the mean” of all people. The obsession regarding “bloodline”, popularized, became the basis for racism. How people can stare at this entirely ordinary human named Prince Charles and still believe in this bloodline stuff is as mysterious as waving a chicken over a voodoo doll for good luck.


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