Fiery Debate over China’s Dragon – BBC

From BBC:

Chinese internet users have stirred a heated debate over the status of dragons, seen as a national symbol. The problem, some academics allege, is that Chinese people and Westerners have very different concepts of dragons.

Chinese dragons are supernatural symbols without the Western traits of aggression or maiden-eating. The debated began when a Shanghai professor claimed Western views of dragons could give people a negative impression of China.[Full Text]

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