Cheng Yizhong: This is Your Paradise
The Siweiluozi blog translated a microblog post by journalist Cheng Yizhong, which has since been harmonized:
China’s great, as long as you understand, adapt to, and make good use of the implicit rules here. And as long as you feel it’s no big deal if politics aren’t civilized, the system isn’t mature, there’s no balance of power, and the future is uncertain; if you turn a blind eye to the rule of law not being set out, the lack of justice, unfairness in society, and the disparity between rich and poor; don’t need freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom from poverty, or freedom from terror; and if you don’t care about resource depletion, environmental collapse, and the pollution of the air, water, and soil—well, this is your paradise.
Read more about Cheng Yizhong via CDT.