[如是我闻] Tony Blair 看中国 (我简直无法相信自己的眼睛)

August 27th, 2008 at 11:40 pm (转载)

难道大英帝国前首相布莱尔被谁洗了脑?

We Can Help China Embrace the Future

By TONY BLAIR

August 26, 2008

The Beijing Olympic Games were a powerful spectacle, stunning in sight and sound. But the moment that made the biggest impression on me came during an informal visit just before the Games to one of the new Chinese Internet companies, and in conversation with some of the younger Chinese entrepreneurs.

These people, men and women, were smart, sharp, forthright, unafraid to express their views about China and its future. Above all, there was a confidence, an optimism, a lack of the cynical, and a presence of the spirit of get up and go, that reminded me greatly of the U.S. at its best and any country on its way forward.

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[強烈推薦]ZT皇甫平:不畏浮云遮望眼

May 2nd, 2008 at 4:04 am (有感而发, 转载)

不畏浮云遮望眼(全文)
【《财经网》专稿/皇甫平】

—- “奥运会的机遇和挑战原本就是一枚硬币的正反面,没必要、更不能因为外部的打压和内部的疑虑,而改变我们前进的方向”
—- “我们也无法要求所有来北京的外国人都只为体育而来,更无法要求他们与我们一样观察评判问题。如何对待与自己的立场不一致的声音?这对我们融入全球化是一个考验。”

圣火灼痛两个民族两种文化

   4月30日,北京奥运会倒计时100天。

   从3月30日在希腊举行奥运火炬交接仪式以来,这一个月过得很不平静。火炬从伦敦、巴黎、旧金山,传到新德里、堪培拉、长野、首尔,既受到当地居民和海外华侨、留学生的热烈欢迎,同时也引起一些不满于中国政府处理西藏问题手法的人们夹道抗议。为保证火炬的顺利传递,各国警方不得不采取线路保密、临时改道、缩短路程、暂时熄灭火炬、逮捕抗议人士等措施。一路上,支持北京奥运会的海外华侨、留学生与支持西藏“独立”的人士频频发生冲突。象征和平、团结的奥运圣火,想不到竟如此灼痛了中国汉藏两个民族、中西方两种文化。

   办奥运会,中国人近百年的企盼。当它终于要在中国首都隆重举办的时候,忽然让我们遭遇如此尴尬。在我们两次饱蘸激情申奥时,曾经以为奥运会是在自家庭院里搭台唱戏,向全世界展示民族崛起、太平盛世的舞台;却没有考虑到,奥运会也像一架天文望远镜,把主办国 ...

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