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He was programmed to think that way. How is it his fault? You can take a man out of China, but you cannot take the China out of a man. 5,000 years is a long time, a long, long, time (my Obe Wan Kanobie-fade).
Pluhease to suck cash and fame off the Americans',
Guess what he is still going to make more money off Americans....why because most americans couldn' give a rats ass about what he says.
I'm still going to see his movies.
Also I assume you know nothing of Chinese culture, you may understand his remarks a bit more and it's not about the stupid simplistic view....
gee well they're communist. Try living there and seeing what china is really about... instead of worshipping a few sound bites.
instead of worshipping a few sound bites.
Originally posted by dominicus
In a sense, philosophically he's right. If you give a society 100% freedom with no rules, you'll eventually get chaos like Lord of the Flies. Give people not enough and there will be organized revolution. There is a fine balance.
Of course it seems as if he was influenced by China to say that. I'm just saying philosophically he's right
[edit on 18-4-2009 by dominicus]
I think, although I'm only guessing, that JC may be refering to the complete lack of regulation that the new 'captalism' has brought to China.
Originally posted by logician magician
Anarchy never works, and control is measured.
Originally posted by silo13
Jackie Chan Says 'Chinese Need to Be Controlled'
(visit the link for the full news article)
The 55-year-old Hong Kong actor was participating in a panel at the annual Boao Forum when he was asked to discuss censorship and restrictions on filmmakers in China. He expanded his comments to include society.
"I'm not sure if it's good to have freedom or not," Chan said. "I'm really confused now. If you're too free, you're like the way Hong Kong is now. It's very chaotic. Taiwan is also chaotic."
Chan added: "I'm gradually beginning to feel that we Chinese need to be controlled. If we're not being controlled, we'll just do what we want."
[edit on 18-4-2009 by silo13]
Mod Edit: fixed Headline.
[edit on 4/18/2009 by JacKatMtn]
Originally posted by Alora
I say this with respect and curiosity only: has anyone here ever been to China?
Maybe he has a point and just worded it too bluntly. The merchandise: how many recalls have we had in just the past few years from items from China? Not just because they didn't work, but because they were toxic in one form or another.
Originally posted by star in a jar
Oh no, no Jackie Chan... No... I too liked his movies... Until now.
How could you think its not good to have freedom, Jackie?