Democracy Invented in China
31 Mar 2007
Long Legged Fly is at it again with his Onion-style articles. (This has been done before, most notably by the not-updated-since-2006 Gou-rou.com, but I especially like the ones that Long Legged Fly chooses to write.) This time it’s CHINA DISCOVERS DEMOCRACY ACTUALLY INVENTED IN CHINA.
> As with their invention of the modern game of soccer, the probability that two different civilizations could separately invent such dauntingly complex things as voting or kicking a ball around is so small as to be almost impossible. “The only likely conclusion,” says Professor Wang, “is that these things, like pretty much everything in the world, were invented in China, and spread to the West through trade routes or magic.”
See also the BEST AT CHINA AWARD.