|The Nobel committee owes China an apology(Global Times,October 18 2010)|
If Western governments truly intend to integrate
The Chinese public is largely enraged by the Nobel committee's decision, though the award has received wide acknowledgment from the West.
A survey done by the
The Nobel committee has no reason to believe their political judgment is better than that of 1.3 billion people. The West has no authority to overrule Chinese people's values and judgment.
Perhaps, the Nobel committee expected
The Nobel Peace Prize is supposed to be a global award, to which end, the committee should accept and promote the diversity of political systems. But the award suggests the contrary. The Nobel committee, fueled by the fear of the end of Western forms of government, espouses the most conservative Western values.
The Cold War, which was bitterly fought between the East and the West, was a dark period in world history.
The Nobel committee has just provoked a serious ideological clash between
We are calling for the Nobel committee to seriously consider the reaction of the Chinese public and what the impact of the award is doing to world peace.
Between the interest of a small group of Western elite and the good-will between
The committee should apologize to
The Nobel committee has never questioned or criticized Western thoughts and ideology. We look forward to seeing a Nobel committee that truly belongs to the world.