Understanding China, One Blog at a Time

An American in China

China Dream and Other Lies

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 9, 2013

China knocks off just about everything. They have created ‘Rorex’ ‘Aphone’ and so many others. Now they have knocked off the American dream, calling what all Chinese should aspire to, ‘the Chinese dream’.

No one is sure what the Chinese dream is, but it better not include frivolities such as ‘freedom of expression’ nor religion, freedom to have as many children as one wants, nor to express one’s dissatisfaction in any shape or form. In addition, this ‘dream’ cannot include transparency of any sort, especially in regards to communist officials, their property, family and financial affairs.

In sum, the Chinese dream is to steal enough money to get out of China with one’s concubines, spouse and one-child dud, and live with civilized humans in ABC- Anywhere But China.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: