Monthly Archives: October, 2011

China, My Thoughts, and Memory Loss

Dear Reader: One of the questions I posed a lot in my blog before I left for China was: why was the central theme in so much of the Chinese literature I was reading “oppression”?  From having visited before, I did not get the sense that people were walking around feeling deeply frustrated and oppressed.  …

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Dynasties

Dear Reader: It has been awhile since I last wrote here.  As you may have figured, I was in China for some time.  I had been wondering before I left whether I would be able to access my blog.  I’d been able to learn that WordPress was blocked by the Chinese government, but also that …

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