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I enjoyed reading the article. Thank you so much for the in depth comment.

It’s interesting really, that one thing both authoritarian and non-authoritarian societies have in common is how they ‘manufacture compliance’ among their citizens. To us, the Chinese approach is almost theatrical, with a hint of melodrama, like some sort of Gilbert and Sullivan popular musical, whilst our attempts at manufacturing compliance, or consent, is - on the surface anyway - much more sophisticated. Of course directed toward keeping the populace in line and motivated, yet two systems have much more in common than one might initially think.

Thank you again.

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