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ed their reverence to traditional Chinese culture and great pride for the social and economic achievements made by Chinese people in the past
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oups reached a record high against the background of the global trade war and unilateralism triggered by the US.
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ep our cultural identity, then we know who we are, and our nation will survive,” she said.
上海会所Contestant Lin Wanlu was adamant in her criticism of a pro-western a
ttitude in China. She advocated that Chinese should first try their best to dig out and di
gest their own culture, and then extend the wisdom of Chinese traditional culture as a treasure to the world.
上海会所品茶微信”After over 100 years of humiliation by the west, many Chinese still cannot step out of the sh
adow that Chinese culture is inferior to that of the west. This is eroding our cultural self-confidence. Now
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“Chinese culture seeks a balance between yin and yang. We believe that only in this way could people build a harmonious wor
上海会所品茶微信ld. Chinese kung fu shares more of a reputation abroad than other Chinese cultural elements, like Beijing Opera, pa
per-cutting, painting, etc,” said Liu Biqi, a contestant who is a member of the Mongolian ethnic group.
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Some believe that Chinese culture is still as vibrant as it used to be, while others see that Chinese culture needs to remember its traditions.
上海会所Tong Fei, a contestant, said that the absence of filial piety among members of the younger generation has become a crue
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ger believe that it is practical to wait for their children to take care of them in their old age.