June 03, 2009

TAM @ 20

In the years since June 1989 China has changed enormously.

Since that time the USA and the world have witnessed several genocides (Rwanda and Bosnia for example).

Yet Americans are peculiarly fixated on what happened in Tiananmen Square that summer in 1989.

It is time to stop dwelling on this one particular event in modern Chinese history. We must look at our own past, see our own experiences, and not pass judgement blindly.

In the words of the memorial to the Kent State massacre, we should "Inquire, Learn, Reflect"....MORE:

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