China was a revealing mirror to look into as a world citizen. It lacks the sophisticated cosmetics that dress up the “development model” sold to or imposed on humanity by the West. China embraces this model and pushes it to its limits. Here you can see the absurdity of sacrificing the environment, people’s health and social justice for greedy growth. They don’t use the democracy story so it becomes clear that whatever the story – the power asymmetry is the same. Looking from China district, the whole world resembles the Panem dystopia.
“Sir, do you want to rent a motorbike?” “No, thank you.”- the autopilot responds! I cross the street, absolutely sure that I did not want it. Not now, not later. Three seconds go by and a feeble thought pulls me by the sleeve: “You went through hell to get a motorbike in high school. And you […]
I have the 25$ prepared. The visa was supposed to be 50$ but they just sliced to 25$ in November. Ten minutes to apply online and two days later I got an email to print and show at the airport. I gave it to a guy in the military uniform and now he calls me. He hands me my […]