Dec 3, 2022 • 1HR 8M

Eating people

Exploring the language of discontent

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Andrew Methven
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In Beijing last weekend, a protester held a banner which read:


They eat people.

So they won’t necessarily not eat me.

These are the words of 20th century Chinese novelist, Lǔ Xùn 鲁迅, fro…

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