- Dec 2015
This topic remains taboo in the PRC.--even then only if you choose to overlook Western mistakes in a similar context. -----
THAT is a classic case of a 'you too' fallacy. I thought I'd explained it clearly. Obviously not.
The cases you mentioned are not connected,. Each situation must be judged on its own merits.
China's behaviour is not excused by different situations or cultural differences. As far as I'm concerned, common standards of international law apply. China is not a special case, in which the totalitarian government has the moral right to treat its people any way it chooses.
The Tiananmen massacre was a vicious and extreme reaction to what had been a peaceful demonstration.Even had it been violent, exactly to what in the form of weapons would students have access.? How could their actions possibly justify the use of tanks?
I make it my practice to avoid arguments with apologists of all kinds. I also find your attempts to excuse the PRC dictatorship of crimes against its people, repugnant. I have nothing further to say to you about this matter.
I have put you on ignore.
China has made very substantial progresses in the last 70 years, from a subsistence agricultural country to the largest NIC (newly industrialized country).
As for women's rights, some may suggest deliberate killings of female infants and fetuses; the living women have experienced revolutionary changes over the years.
Many suggest the glass ceilings for women; then, it is a major improvement over restrictions within the household.