The reality is that China is a mess. There is probably no society in the history of mankind (with the possible exception of Cambodia and maybe ancient Sparta on small scales) that has been subject to more massive attempts at utopian experiments in social engineering: mass starvations, forced abortion and infanticide policies, ideological 180-degree mid-air gainers on the status of wealth creation, massive persecution of its most promising cultural and political revitalization movements, stop-start monetary policy.
After 10,000 years of civilization, have we figured out what virtue is?
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More than 1,000 years ago, Mesoamerican societies conducted one of history’s most interesting experiments in commodity money.