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'''了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland'''
 
'''了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland'''
  
[[File:ai.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Ai Weiwei.'']]
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[[File:ai.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Ai Weiwei. (source unknown)'']]
[[love the future|Ai Weiwei]] once [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/04/tweets-from-ai-weiwei-are-you-a-human-being-if-you-are-not-anti-china/#motherland tweeted], "If you hope to understand your motherland, then you have already entered the path of breaking the law" ([https://books.google.com/books?id=1-ZnAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA500&lpg=PA500&dq=%22%E4%BD%A0%E5%A6%82%E6%9E%9C%E5%B8%8C%E6%9C%9B%E4%BA%86%E8%A7%A3%E4%BD%A0%E7%9A%84%E7%A5%96%E5%9B%BD%EF%BC%8C%E4%BD%A0%E5%B7%B2%E7%BB%8F%E8%B5%B0%E4%B8%8A%E4%BA%86%E7%8A%AF%E7%BD%AA%E7%9A%84%E9%81%93%E8%B7%AF%E3%80%82%23zhaolianhai%22&source=bl&ots=BvY49MD_Hw&sig=jUZ3Sywhc2y4u3yClKzIXO9W6y4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAWoVChMIsJOs0_XfxgIVBB0-Ch0aGgq0#v=onepage&q=%22%E4%BD%A0%E5%A6%82%E6%9E%9C%E5%B8%8C%E6%9C%9B%E4%BA%86%E8%A7%A3%E4%BD%A0%E7%9A%84%E7%A5%96%E5%9B%BD%EF%BC%8C%E4%BD%A0%E5%B7%B2%E7%BB%8F%E8%B5%B0%E4%B8%8A%E4%BA%86%E7%8A%AF%E7%BD%AA%E7%9A%84%E9%81%93%E8%B7%AF%E3%80%82%23zhaolianhai%22&f=false 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, you need access to censored or suppressed material—the Chinese Communist Party does not really want you to understand.
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[[love the future|Ai Weiwei]] once 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]). He implies/ that in order to truly understand China, you need access to censored or suppressed material—the Chinese Communist Party does not really want you to understand.
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'''Example:'''
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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>
  
 
[[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category: Ai Weiwei]][[Category:Twitter]]
 
[[Category:Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]][[Category: Ai Weiwei]][[Category:Twitter]]

Revision as of 15:19, 16 July 2015

了解祖国 (liǎojiě zǔguó): understand the motherland

Ai Weiwei. (source unknown)

Ai Weiwei once 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). He implies/ that in order to truly understand China, you need access to censored or suppressed material—the Chinese Communist Party does not really want you to understand.

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]