Garrett (garote) wrote,

Chinese parents

"We have 300 students. All of the students here are "only" children. The one child policy makes sense to me, and to most Chinese. Because there are too many Chinese, and the government requires it, many people accept it as the right policy. If you want to guarantee the quality of children, then you shouldn't have too many births."

-- Ms. Long, head instructor at the Long Yun Gu Zheng Training Academy in Chengdu.

(From an NPR podcast I was listening to in the lab at work.)

Compare this attitude, to, say, the prevalent practice in Latin America, and most of the US...
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