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Huan Yi
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6204085.stm

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Imagine: Mao with a white beard
and reindeer!


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"This is a phenomenon of the collective loss of sense," they said, urging a return to Confucianism.

Chinese students complaining about collective mind control.....maybe they should study Chinese history??
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Western festivals like Christmas and Valentine's Day have been enthusiastically embraced by Chinese retailers and young people alike in recent years.


Confusing Christmas with commercialism? Name me a student who hasn't complained about that at one time or another.

They want to return to Confucianism? Be careful what you wish for, be very careful.

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"They want to return to Confucianism? Be careful what you wish for, be very careful."


Please expand on that.
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