The Benevolent Emperor?


“Past horrors and mistakes do not seem to have weakened a servile belief in the ultimate benevolence of the state and a willingness to grant it unlimited powers.”

Jasper Becker, The Chinese, p. 245,   » quoted here.

One Comment to “The Benevolent Emperor?”

  1. Jasper Becker will be my guest on News Talk Online on at 5 PM New York time Thursday Aug 14 to discuss restrictions in China and what the post-Olympics bode for the people there.

    To talk to Becker please go to and click on the link to the show. There is no charge.



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