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China: Time of Forgetting

At Beijing or Bust, Chinafool reflects on China's present shiny consumer culture and its scarred ideological past. “In this new China where nobody seemed to have painful memories to suffer through, I couldn’t help wondering – Do we have to remember if the memory only pains us? Do we have to trouble the happy youth with the past?”

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  • […] Beijing Loafer (formerly Chinafool) translates a comment (ZH) from a Chinese blogger to his post on the contrast between China’s ideological past and its materialist present: “I’d like to say, that our generation has been ruthlessly deformed into panda bears. I hope the next generation will be able to openly discuss the facts, and accept the truth.” […]

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