June 12, 2019

The Yellow Devil in the East and the Orange Devil in the West….”he who sups with the Devil should use a long spoon”

Posted in Uncategorized at 12:32 pm by Aleksan

There is much about China that I love – the people, Buddhist philosophy and Dim Sum dumplings. But China has a Totalitarian Government. The Judiciary and Business is controlled by the elite, Communist Party, communist in name only, but in fact a privileged and rich ruling class.

The students in Hong Kong are indeed right not to trust mainland Chinese justice where there is no concept of an independent fair trial. Likewise business and our own Government should be wary of working with the Chinese firm Huawei – it is difficult to see how this company could be truly independent of the Chinese Communist Party machine, with tentacles everywhere.

China is powerful economically and in the business world, but there is something that our own government must remember. “He who sups with the Devil should use a long spoon”. And to make things more complicated this also applies to the Devil in the West – the Trump Government in the USA. I am reminded of the Chinese curse “May you live in interesting times…”

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