China's Mental Default

Karlgaard, Rich
May 2007
Forbes Asia;5/7/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p18
The author reflects on the mental defaults of Chinese people. He recalls an experience having a bus ride from Beijing airport to the Shangri-La Hotel on a trip to China, where the tour guide kept on mentioning the housing prices during the time of Mao Tse-tung. He realizes that not everyone in the country is perfect. He notes that the country can grow by 10% immediately if the attitude of its people will change.


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