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These words were written by Liu Mingfu, a senior colonel in the People's Liberation Army, in a new book titled "China's Dream."
For those watching the phenomenal economic rise of China and seeking to divine its ambitions, this 303-page book offers some ideas about the country's quest for global leadership.
"To become the world's No. 1 has been China's century-old dream. It was this dream that inspired three generations of great Chinese leaders, from Sun Yat Sen to Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping," Liu wrote in a passage reflecting a growing nationalist sentiment shared by many Chinese.
Hong Kong universities top a new ranking of Asian seats of learning published last week, far outstripping their rivals in mainland China.
No mainland university made the top 10 on the list, compiled by the London-based QS, a higher education information company. It was dominated instead by institutions in Hong Kong and Japan.
That did not surprise Prof. Zhang Ming, a professor of politics at Renmin University in Beijing. "Chinese universities are getting worse, and they are getting worse fast," plagued by bureaucracy and plagiarism, he says bitterly.
Originally posted by Romantic_Rebel
I agree with you. Hopefully people can unite as one in the world and accept themselves as the world government.