China will not easily capture hearts and minds. They will be an economic superpower only. The Chinese are ethnocentric and in large ways and small, an instinct to narrowly defend interests can be off putting.
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In China, romantic love competes with that transactional element in a society where people are insecure because their individual interests are not institutionally protected.
Since his academic credentials were exposed as fraudulent, Tang Jun has emerged as the star in a quintessentially Chinese dramatic tragedy.
In China, there is tension between a new reality of "progressive" behavior and traditional cultural imperatives.
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