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A tale of two systems: Eric X. Li at TEDGlobal 2013

A tale of two systems: Eric X. Li at TEDGlobal 2013

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Born in Shanghai in 1968, at the height of the Cultural Revolution, Eric X. Li grew up hearing a story: All human societies develop in linear progression, beginning with primitive society, moving through capitalism to socialism and, finally, Communism. Sooner or later, all of humanity, regardless of creed or culture, will reach that final stage []