Thursday, 19 March 2009

Restriction on free thought and free speech is the most wickedly dangerous of all subversions. Human ingenuity and resolve in getting around such restrictions is uplifting to contemplate. Brave and dogged blighters in Tibet are finding their painstaking way around China’s overbearing internet firewall making contact with their Mandarin speaking brethren, person by person, using chat channels. In the face of China’s massive population they have taken on a staggeringly Sisyphean task, but one that has to be admired.

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