The Economist on increased repression in China:

Members of a big underground (ie, non-state) church in Beijing, stopped from meeting in their usual building, were arrested as they tried to worship outside … Whereas the outside world regards China’s rulers as all-powerful, the rulers themselves detect threats at every turn. The roots of this repression lie not in the leaders’ overweening confidence but in their nervousness. Their response to threats is to threaten others.”

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One thought on “How To Be an Effective Critic”

  1. It’s not so much the criticism itself but the way it is delivered that is difficult to take. We all need to hear criticism at some time in order to make some changes or to challenge why we do what we do. Thanks for the post putting criticism in a positive light. If done correctly, it can be helpful.

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