Netizen Voices: A Vote “No” for the Chinese Dream

People’s Forum, a BBS on the website of the state-run newspaper People’s Daily, launched the “Confidence-Conviction-Faith” survey on March 27 to measure its readers’ commitment to ’s vision of the “”:

Xi Jinping’s “Chinese dream” bears the dreams and great trust of millions upon millions of people, and has reignited the hope for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Realizing the Chinese dream requires steadfast confidence, persistent conviction, and lofty faith. Tremendous self-confidence in our beliefs and unwavering conviction will bring us into an even more self-aware coalition under the flag of , drawing the multitudes together in total unity in the struggle to realize our common Chinese dream. When the hundreds of millions of people assemble in confidence, conviction, and faith to hold fast, we will at last coalesce an unbeatable, boundless force from the wisdom and strength of 1.3 billion people with which to collectively realize our dreams. We welcome your participation in the People’s Forum “Confidence-Conviction-Faith” survey.

习主席的“中国梦”承载了亿万人民的梦想和重托,重燃了中华民族伟大复兴的希望。实现中国梦,需要坚定的信心,执着的信念,和崇高的信仰。高度自信的信心和坚定不移的信念,使我们更加自觉地凝聚在中国特色社会主义信仰的旗帜下,紧密团结,万众一心,为实现共同梦想而奋斗。当亿万人民的信心、信念、信仰汇聚为共同坚守,我们才能用13亿人的智慧和力量汇集起不可战胜的磅礴力量,共同实现梦想。欢迎参与人民论坛问卷调查中心“信心•信念•信仰”调查。

The survey includes these four questions:

1. Do you agree that the Chinese Communist Party has enough courage and intelligence to accelerate and push forward reform?

1、您是否赞同中国共产党有足够的勇气和智慧加快推进改革?

2. Do you agree with the argument that “persistence in and development of socialism with Chinese characteristics is beneficial to fundamental interests of the people at large”?

2、您赞同“坚持和发展中国特色社会主义有利于最广大人民的根本利益”的说法么?

3. Do you agree with the argument that “only the Chinese Communist Party can lead the people successfully down the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics”?

3、您赞同“只有中国共产党才能带领人民走好中国特色社会主义道路”的说法么?

4. What is your opinion of China’s system of “one-party rule, multi-party participation”?

4、您对中国“一党执政、多党参政”的制度怎么看?

From the results captured in the screenshot below, the Party’s sales pitch for the Chinese dream is backfiring:

survey

75% of respondents disagreed with the first question, while over 80% disagreed with the following three questions. 3492 people participated when this screenshot was taken.

The survey has already been taken offline.

Via CDT Chinese.