Bo Yang Passed Away

He died on April 29, 2008 at the age of eighty nine (1920-2008). His books I once read: The Ugly Chinaman A relentless incision of the national character of the Chinese people. The Schematic History of Chinese People (or An Outline of Chinese History) The title is my translation. It is the best Chinese history …

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Why This Site Name? During my stay in Austin Texas, I wanted to buy a Thinkpad laptop, and I liked the city slogan of Austin — “Keep Austin Weird”. Hence the name of this blog. I define “weird” as different, sharp and fun. Here I am, therefore I think and write. Myself A thirty-something man …

Rape or Push-up Exercises?

I am very surprised to read about the large-scale riot happened in Wengan County, Guizhou Province on June 28th. Not believing an incident like this happened again in this already troubled year of 2008, I did some googling about the news. As expected, I received the “Connection Interrupted” error prompt in my browser, reminding me …