Jonathan Mirsky: China's Dreams of Superior Children

There are 11 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Jan 2, 2011, titled Jonathan Mirsky: China's Dreams of Superior Children. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Deng Xiaoping was inspired by social Darwinist ideas of China's leading scientists to create the one-child policy.

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Since: Jun 10

Black Rock City, NV

#1 Jan 2, 2011
LOL! They'd still be weird.
FLY

New York, NY

#2 Jan 2, 2011
Nice spin but it aint gonna fly!

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Seeking truth

Dearborn, MI

#3 Jan 2, 2011
Well, since they are aborting the girls and the Western girls will be needed to procreate, can they make those superior children with at least average size peckers? We are already burdening OUR children with debt to protect China from it's neighbor North Korea and other GOP BS. Let's not make the future all doom and gloom.
Deng

Nanjing, China

#4 Jan 3, 2011
WHAT YOU ARE SAYING THEN IF PECKERS WERE BRAINS YOU'D HAVE ALL THE BRAINS IN AMERICA?
Seeking truth wrote:
Well, since they are aborting the girls and the Western girls will be needed to procreate, can they make those superior children with at least average size peckers? We are already burdening OUR children with debt to protect China from it's neighbor North Korea and other GOP BS. Let's not make the future all doom and gloom.
axeme

United States

#5 Jan 3, 2011
we have a 50%+ school drop out rate, the national IQ is probably under 80 ,many barely speak english. we spend more on trying to educate pre kindergarden drop outs , the politicians are dumber than the populus, we borrow from anybody to stay afloat ...spend more on welfare than the whole chinese educational system spends.we spend more on the criminal system ... SUPERIOR CHILDREN?
Trickery

Marietta, GA

#6 Jan 3, 2011
I couldn't finish reading the article because they want you to register and submit personal information to the news source. Maybe dumb asses fall for that but not me.
Deng

Nanjing, China

#7 Jan 3, 2011
THE KEY MAY BE TO GIVE THE STUDENTS A PRODUCTIVE FUTURE LIKE IN THE OLD DAYS IN THE UNITED STATES.

IN CHINA WE ARE LOOKING 100 YEARS TO THE FUTURE; IT'S A GOOD WAY TO THINK.
axeme wrote:
we have a 50%+ school drop out rate, the national IQ is probably under 80 ,many barely speak english. we spend more on trying to educate pre kindergarden drop outs , the politicians are dumber than the populus, we borrow from anybody to stay afloat ...spend more on welfare than the whole chinese educational system spends.we spend more on the criminal system ... SUPERIOR CHILDREN?
simeio

United States

#8 Jan 3, 2011
40 years ago washington handed out a productive future ,it was called welfare .which begot drugs and bad behavior ,which begot crime . the police state ,which begot jails,lawyers,social dis services, which begot higher taxation which begot 50 states of poverty and no productive future in sight.
greta

United States

#9 Jan 5, 2011
our productive future and 100 year plan is to insure that 95 %of all manufactured goods including toilet paper and hemmoroid ointment is imported.and 80% of the population gets a great society cheque,every month.and we spend hundreds of billions on domestic crime ,and hundreds of billions on looking for terrorist criminals ,and drive every one else to the POORHOUSE .of course it all hinges on the peoples ability BE ABLE to read "MADE IN CHINA"
simo

United States

#10 Jan 8, 2011
china should follow the U.S. dream of the future ,have as many kids /wives/girl friends you want .so they can appear on the uncle mao show/ uncle maury show.us version . in the usa only 40% more dropout rate to go to become the moron capitol of the world. trying to find the real babydaddy or the real islamoterrorizer seems to be our only jobs growth sector
pete

United States

#11 Jan 13, 2011
if the washington politicians had the smallest of inklings on HOW TO RUN A COUNTRY for the good of all. we would not be on the verge of "DERGE". for so many and growing.

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