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One-child policy a surprising boon for China girls

There are 135 comments on the Fox News story from Aug 14, 2011, titled One-child policy a surprising boon for China girls. In it, Fox News reports that:

Tsinghua University freshman Mia Wang has confidence to spare. Asked what her home city of Benxi in China's far northeastern tip is famous for, she flashes a cool smile and says: "Producing excellence.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#125 Aug 17, 2011
FREE ENGLAND wrote:
Uh oh, did I hit a raw nerve?
a-hahhahahahahahhahaaaaaa!
Try rehab.

Before you do an Amy Outhouse.
Mars

Muscat, Oman

#126 Aug 18, 2011
KayleeK wrote:
I think its odd how these girls of excellence seem to immediately start westernizing themselves. Apparently they adore everything american
perhaps it makes them feel above other chinese?
I don’t think it makes them feel “above other Chinese”. I think it has something to do with what the society has to offer.

Let’s admit it - globalization has happened not only economically but also culturally. Everywhere in this world we watch Hollywood movies, listen to pop, rock, jazz, country… music (mostly American or Americanized), we wear clothes of Italian, French, Spanish design, but who are the trend setters? Hollywood stars, pop icons,“celebrities” of all kinds. We even enjoy eating junk food from time to time. This cultural globalization has penetrated all places, from America to Europe, from the Middle East, Indian Ocean to Far East, Pacific Islands.

What has Chinese traditional culture got to offer as alternatives to the younger generations? Calligraphy, paper-cutting, Peking Opera, Chinese painting, varieties of Chinese cuisine…, maybe yes. But these appeal to a niche group of families – those who appreciate traditions and at the same time can afford to have a tutor to learn these subjects/skills. How so? I’m thinking that Chinese traditional culture has neither the budget (e.g. compared to Hollywood movies) nor the marketing sophistication (e.g. KFC, McDonalds’ success in attracting and retaining kids, therefore their parents) to compete with western cultures, mainly from the US.

So, if it’s the “trend” and the society has not been able to offer something else competitive yet interesting, probably most people will follow what’s becoming the main stream. English being the most spoken foreign language in perhaps the whole world is both a channel to export American culture and a result of it.

“You gonna eat that?”

Since: Apr 07

Wasilla, AK

#127 Aug 18, 2011
I hear a similar program "No Child for Teabaggers" is in the works here to control our decline into a nation of imbeciles.
HanSolo

Santa Clara, CA

#128 Aug 18, 2011
I wonder how many baby girls get killed in a year. It is aweful to imagine.
HJT

New York, NY

#129 Aug 18, 2011
HanSolo wrote:
I wonder how many baby girls get killed in a year. It is aweful to imagine.
Is spellcheck too awful to use?

Tee Hee

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#130 Aug 18, 2011
Yahweh wrote:
I hear a similar program "No Child for Teabaggers" is in the works here to control our decline into a nation of imbeciles.
You've got enough hate inside of you to cause a thousand hemorrhoids.
BURN BABY BURN

New York, NY

#131 Aug 18, 2011
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You've got enough hate inside of you to cause a thousand hemorrhoids.
How's the Klux treating you these days?

lol

“You gonna eat that?”

Since: Apr 07

Wasilla, AK

#132 Aug 18, 2011
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You've got enough hate inside of you to cause a thousand hemorrhoids.
Don't hold me responsible for your existence. Hatred for Teabaggers can also be interpreted as love for humanity.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#133 Aug 18, 2011
Yahweh wrote:
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Don't hold me responsible for your existence. Hatred for Teabaggers can also be interpreted as love for humanity.
You are irresponsible and you misinterpret.

No man is an island but you are a sinkhole.

“You gonna eat that?”

Since: Apr 07

Wasilla, AK

#134 Aug 18, 2011
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You are irresponsible and you misinterpret.
No man is an island but you are a sinkhole.
While I am not a sinkhole, you occupy the periphery of an A-hole. Now find your 999 siblings and find solace in Anusol, Preperation-H or some herbal remedy. Godspeed.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#136 Aug 18, 2011
Yahweh wrote:
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While I am not a sinkhole, you occupy the periphery of an A-hole. Now find your 999 siblings and find solace in Anusol, Preperation-H or some herbal remedy. Godspeed.
You are a depression.
UH HUH

New York, NY

#137 Aug 18, 2011
You are a stinky septic tank.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#138 Aug 18, 2011
UH HUH wrote:
You are a stinky septic tank.
Love those Ten Foot straws, eh?
KKK

New York, NY

#139 Aug 19, 2011
Shinn, what happened?

This is what happens when you play the bully card. lol

HanSolo

Santa Clara, CA

#140 Aug 19, 2011
To make the matter worst, I 'd heard that all the rich and powerful people have a lot of mistresses too. Guys in China better to get start to think of inflated doll, you know.

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