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了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland
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'''了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland'''
  
[[File:ai.jpg|250px|thumb|left|''Ai Weiwei.'']]
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[[File:ai.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Ai Weiwei. (source unknown)'']]
[[love the future|Ai Weiwei]] once stated, “If you hope to understand your motherland, then you have already entered the path of breaking the law” (你如果希望了解你的祖国,你已经走上了犯罪的道路). The implication is that in order to truly understand China, one needs access to materials that have been censored or suppressed, and that seeking those materials violates the law of the land.
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Distillation of a tweet by the artist-activist [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/06/the-art-of-dissent-ai-applebaum-and-poitras-in-beijing/ Ai Weiwei].
  
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On March 30, 2010, Ai tweeted, "If you hope to understand your motherland, you have already started on the path of crime" ([http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/04/tweets-from-ai-weiwei-are-you-a-human-being-if-you-are-not-anti-china/#motherland 你如果希望了解你的祖国,你已经走上了犯罪的道路]), implying that in order to truly understand China, one needs access to censored and suppressed information. In other words, the Chinese Communist Party does not really want you to "understand the motherland."
  
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[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
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<blockquote>''Boniudechaonaiba'' (@啵妞的超级奶爸): If you hope to understand the motherland, you have already started to read a horror story. (July 11, 2015)</blockquote>
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<blockquote>如果想了解祖国,你已经开始阅读一篇长篇恐怖小说 ['''[http://weibo.com/2455046084/CqEfNFSSA Chinese]''']</blockquote>
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See also [[believe in the god Ai and be resurrected on the spot]] and [[love the future]].
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[[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category:Resistance Discourse]]

Latest revision as of 18:31, 14 March 2016

了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland

Ai Weiwei. (source unknown)

Distillation of a tweet by the artist-activist Ai Weiwei.

On March 30, 2010, Ai tweeted, "If you hope to understand your motherland, you have already started on the path of crime" (你如果希望了解你的祖国,你已经走上了犯罪的道路), implying that in order to truly understand China, one needs access to censored and suppressed information. In other words, the Chinese Communist Party does not really want you to "understand the motherland."


Example:

Boniudechaonaiba (@啵妞的超级奶爸): If you hope to understand the motherland, you have already started to read a horror story. (July 11, 2015)

如果想了解祖国,你已经开始阅读一篇长篇恐怖小说 [Chinese]


See also believe in the god Ai and be resurrected on the spot and love the future.