The mind is a mysterious place. We can never fully understand what goes on in the mind of someone else. We can never see and feel what others think or feel. Nor can we ever share our own thoughts and feelings without first translating them into words or actions, by which they’ve lost most of their power. The most we can do is to assume that others minds have the same complex-inner works of our own.
I wrote a piece for the 40th anniversary of China’s reform policy and opening-up, for China’s biggest English newspaper, China Daily. Read the full article here.