China Thinks Long-term, But Can It Relearn to Act Long-term? | Orville Schell

China Thinks Long-term, But Can It Relearn to Act Long-term? | Orville Schell

Orville Schell is author of nine books about China and dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. The question facing China now is whether in practice it can live up to its sense of itself as the society with the longest and deepest continuity on earth. In a time of fabulous short-term gains, can it step up to long-term responsibility?

"China Thinks Long-term, But Can It Relearn to Act Long-term?" was given on September 22, 02006 as part of Long Now's Seminar series. The series was started in 02003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-term thinking from some of the world's leading thinkers. The Seminars take place in San Francisco and are curated and hosted by Stewart Brand. To follow the talks, you can:

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