Monthly Archives: November 2004

We are not the world

Foreigners and the “civilizing” of Taiwan YOU’RE ON the street, minding your own business and a mother and her six-year-old daughter pass you, but not before the kid pokes out a finger and says, “Waiguoren! Waiguoren!” What is your reaction?

Posted in Forums Tagged with: , ,

How can 59,054,087 Americans be so dumb?

As Aesop once wrote: “While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy’s toils than out again.” SO IT’S all over, including the shouting. Bush supporters are cheering,

Posted in Forums Tagged with: , ,

Falun down – bang a Gong

History & Culture > Falun Gong (parts 1-3) I ALWAYS had the impression that Falun Gong was slightly kooky Chinese aerobics with some nickel-a-pop Indian mysticism thrown in. There’s a big sign for them on the side of a building

Posted in Forums Tagged with: , ,