Saturday, 5 July 2008


Once the Mongols ruled the largest empire the world had ever seen; now Mongolia is a backward nation, and 'mongoloid' a term of medical abuse for Down's Syndrome children. Thus does the resentment of the conquered work itself out upon the fallen empire: in a few century's time a Chinese blogger will observe that 'England' is a backward nation, and 'English-looking' a description of genetically deformed children.

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