Motherland, no Abstract Thing

Recent Chinese history has shown that only socialism can save China, and only socialism with Chinese characteristics can develop China. In socialist China, patriotism and socialism are naturally unified. Comrade Deng Xiaoping once said:

“There are people who say that not loving socialism doesn’t amount to not loving the motherland. How could the motherland an abstract thing? If they don’t love the New Socialist China under the leadership of the Communist Party, what do they love?”

Therefore, in contemporary China, under the leadership of the Communist Party, we must vigorously promote patriotism and unswervingly continue the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics, to fight for and to achieve the great revival of the Chinese nation.




Wu Jun (吴俊), apparently a Xinhua / People’s Daily journalist, in February this year.

2 Comments to “Motherland, no Abstract Thing”

  1. so sick of such cliche, though I’m a Chinese.

    How could the communists continue to fool people in this way? When will they consider a change of strategy?


  2. I doubt that they want to change the strategy – it has served them well. But it seems to help me understand why the CCP is so afraid of Falun Gong, for example. Maybe the two organizations are ticking in similar ways.


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