Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Body & Soul

"He walked out into the street and was arrested. He had put his actions behind his words. He had written five books and given numerous lectures. He stammered and then kept on talking up a storm; he took sides all right; his combative style would let the objects of his critique feel that he lacked calm and objectivity. His disregard for “face,” his cutting and uncompromising remarks, made people uncomfortable. He didn’t care at all what people said about him."
Bei Ling describes Liu Xiaobo in memory of his return to Beijing in 1989 and his recent incarceration by the PRC.

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