return of the repressed

Trite but true: if we don’t come to terms with our history it just keeps recycling without decomposing. This headline from a shenzhen newspaper reproduces the spirit (if not every letter) of a Cultural Revolution article encouraging the Chinese people to “inscribe Chairman Mao’s directives in their minds and dissolve it into their blood, manifesting it in every action.” Sigh.

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