The Nature of the So-Called China Model: A Game of Wolves vs. a Tiger
May 14, 2019
People often say there is no such thing as a perfect analogy. With respect to “China Model,” however, there is a very close analogy, if not the perfect: the current China Model to America model is as a wolf pack to a tiger.
For the most part of its life, a tiger is not a gregarious creature. It is a symbol of individualism, passion, strength, perfection, honor, and nobility.
Wolves, on the other hand, are social animals. They move around in packs. Each pack consists of a male and a female adults and their offspring. Within the pack, there is a social structure and rules of conduct: the two adults enjoy the absolute power and privilege while others each has its position in the pecking order. Ruthless culling and vicious calculation is part of the daily reality for every member of the pack. When a pack is in the right size and age distribution, it is a formidable squad. When several packs form a league, they dominate a prairie.
The "China Model" means: in business, mercantilism ; in sports, government funded athletic schools for kids even in diapers; in international relationship, collusion with corrupt local government officials to prey on their communities; ...
Look at its eyes, is this tiger crying?
Can tigers still be saved from extinction?