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April 29, 2009

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Alex

Min Yuan

As in the 50s Malayan Communist organisation?

jamie

The same root, as in 'House of Commoners', though I think the Confucians have a different conception of working class agency.

ajay

expressing admiration for classical Anglicanism.

No doubt a pre-emptive strike against any evangelical-inspired resurrection of the Taiping Tiankuo. (And wouldn't that make life interesting.)

jamie

Anglicanism was founded on terms the Chinese government now applies to permitted religions and denominations therein: namely loyalty to the state. It's quite a smart bit of equivocation at both ends.

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