EPILOGUE What China Can Learn from America

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. —H. G. WELLS

SETTING ASIDE PROGNOSTICATIONS of the decline of the United States and the rise of China, everyone must not forget the enormous contributions the United States has offered the world, namely its model for liberalized thinking that has led to innovations in many areas. The United States is still among the most free of societies and has generated a lot of unconventional thinking that has propelled the world forward.

Respecting Uniqueness

Singapore stands in stark contrast to the United States. Although Singaporeans have enjoyed strong economic growth and live in a fairly wealthy society by most standards, Singapore ...

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