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You're not qualified to judge China because you can't speak Chinese?   [Copy link] 中文

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Why not?

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Even Chinese born, lived and worked may find it difficult to judge China.
Many reasons are associated with it. Not everyone will agreed with the same reason.
This is easy to understand because with a population of 1.3billion and freedom of thoughts, everyone has his or her own thoughts.

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greatlady Post time: 2011-11-24 15:54
if the judgement bases on the fact, it is fine, no matter you speak CHinese or not.

Perhaps, you want to refine it a little, 'real facts' not 'assumed facts'.

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Old thread, but I've never heard this argument in context of knowing the language.

Rather, I often hear "You don't know/understand Chinese" in context of not knowing the culture, society, or ways of thinking.

Knowing or not knowing the language never passes as argument.

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greatlady Post time: 2011-11-24 15:54
if the judgement bases on the fact, it is fine, no matter you speak CHinese or not.

Probably, the fact that Chinese language is the most unique but complex due to more than five thousand years of recorded history.
Some of the meanings of Chinese character, idoms or proverbs do changed. Unless it is understood, otherwise misunderstanding or misinterpretation arises.

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