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As a 90's in China, what Li said part is right but part is wrong.

I am not sure where Li's statistics came from, but it must be wrong. Since only about 30% graduates in 2013 get a job and more and more people, especially in Beijing find that it is too difficult to buy a house. Can you imaging that you have to pay 10 million RMB or about 2 million US dollar to buy an apartment about 100 square meters? For me, I have to say I can see little hope. But it is because of the competition. I believe there are so many talented people who can chase their dream, however, for most of us, we see desperation.

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    Jul 2 2013: A very eye opening talk. I love the fact that he mentions coming to Berkeley - where we like to "re-imagine our world".
    We also like to question authority and challenge the status quo. Being a Berkeley grad myself - I like to live by the motto of "see what's actually there" - not just what people tell you to see. For example - when people ask what color is the sky - the most common response is blue. Yet the sky is not blue at night - or sunrise or sunset for that matter. We need to see what's really there and tell the truth about it. I believe that's what Li has done. Western ways are not perfect and eastern ways are not perfect - yet if we all work together in real honest collaboration we may yet come up with a third way that works even better for all of us.
    • Jul 3 2013: It is difficult to say what is right what is wrong even you see it. Like in ancient, people think earth is not a ball because of what they had seen. So the so called real is never a real, it is only a real in one's eye. You look up and think the sky is blue, but maybe for a color blindness the sky is gray.

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