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China Worldview

The Middle Kingdom and the Coming World Disorder

Eric X. Li | Posted 04.06.2014 | World
Eric X. Li

2014-02-04-EricXLiEastChinaSea.jpg China has, and always will, act in its own best national interests. Its worldview is consistent with the cultural roots of the Middle Kingdom -- keeping out barbarians, not invading them. This outlook of centrality is directly opposite to the 20th Century Soviet and American notions of universality.