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"Since there has never been an ideological trend exalting human subjectivity in our land, I shall create one for myself. Lying down is my wise man's movement. Only by lying down can humans become the measure of all things," the anonymous author of the "Lying Flat Manifesto" wrote.
The movement gained momentum on the Douban social media site (akin to the Chinese version of Facebook), which resulted in huge online communities forming, like the "lying flat group," where users would post photos of animals and other creatures in a prone position. Per The Washington Post, the 9,000-member-strong "lying flat" community on Douban was removed by censors.
originally posted by: tamusan
They want no part of the "Neijuan" which is the word used to describe the hyper-competitive lifestyle in China. Neijuan goes hand in hand with what is known as the "996 culture", which has people working 12 hour days for six days a week.
originally posted by: Mark08
America seems to have a lying flat movement also since the regressives have grabbed power
originally posted by: Homefree
This could end badly for the protesters.