Eric Li China vs Democracy

In our democracies we have started to worry more about  who’s getting more votes instead of questioning the competency of the ones voted for. Is he/she competent enough to be a leader? Does she/he have enough experience?  We’ve forgotten all those “little” details which has lead into a vicious cycle of changing leaders almost daily.

It’s a standard assumption in the West: As a society progresses, it eventually becomes a capitalist, multi-party democracy. Right? Eric X. Li, a Chinese investor and political scientist, begs to differ. In this provocative, boundary-pushing talk, he asks his audience to consider that there’s more than one way to run a successful modern nation.

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