#1
i've just been reading up on this guy, and he is basically totally responsible for China pwning the world economy today

"What is socialism and what is Marxism? We were not quite clear about this in the past. Marxism attaches utmost importance to developing the productive forces. We have said that socialism is the primary stage of communism and that at the advanced stage the principle of from each according to his ability and to each according to his needs will be applied. This calls for highly developed productive forces and an overwhelming abundance of material wealth. Therefore, the fundamental task for the socialist stage is to develop the productive forces. The superiority of the socialist system is demonstrated, in the final analysis, by faster and greater development of those forces than under the capitalist system. As they develop, the people's material and cultural life will constantly improve. One of our shortcomings after the founding of the People's Republic was that we didn't pay enough attention to developing the productive forces. Socialism means eliminating poverty. Pauperism is not socialism, still less communism."


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deng_Xiaoping

why is it western leaders cannot have such great foresight?
#3
The thing about the Chinese government is that ever since Mao the death of Mao no one really knows who has been in charge.

Many think that Deng Xiaping and his successors were largely puppet leaders controlled in the main by the party.
#4
China reminds me of post WW2 America in it's massive economical gain, and look where it's headed now. It wont last.
#5
"His third wife, Zhuo Lin, was the daughter of an industrialist in Yunnan Province. She became a member of the Communist Party in 1938, and a year later married Deng in front of Mao's cave dwelling in Yan'an."

WTF?? His CAVE dwelling?
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
#6
Quote by nebiru
"His third wife, Zhuo Lin, was the daughter of an industrialist in Yunnan Province. She became a member of the Communist Party in 1938, and a year later married Deng in front of Mao's cave dwelling in Yan'an."

WTF?? His CAVE dwelling?


Now that's development!
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Pooping is well good though, to be fair.


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