Billious Liberty

Chinese Freedom
“There should be regulations on what can and cannot be protested,” Chan told the Southern People Weekly, which published his comments Wednesday. He didn’t say what kinds of protests he thought should be restricted.
Chan report

And the other day there was a report that a Chinese Nobel Prize winning writer was sticking up for censorship!
The US practices censorship, with a heavy hand, but hypocritically lauds liberty. Wouldn’t it be nice if China praised totalitarianism while actually practicing freedom?
But I fear freedom is just a word in a world with a billion Indians, a billion or so Chinese, and American multi-billionaires. People by the hundred might survive, not people by the billion.

First I stuck the above in my News Monthly, got feedback quoting part. Yeah, I want to quote part myself. So I promote it to a post.

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Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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