Note to self—from six years ago

Notepad and pencil

I found a six-year-old document in which, I evaluated my situation and options at the time. It is interesting to see what has changed and what has not changed.

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The six things I could never do without

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My answer to the essay prompt “The six things I could never do without” has changed over the last four years. One of the few benefits to the extreme changes in my life is that I have significant evidence that my most recent answer is accurate.

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My total loss of hope

Tibetan child

One of my first attempts to explain why I lost all of my hope by March 2012–not most of my hope: all of my hope.

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Viewing the Chinese politico-legal system as a corporation

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

When describing the Chinese politico-legal system, Western commentators naturally compare and contrast it with Western legal systems. The Chinese politico-legal system, however, has enough differences that the Western observer is often unable to understand how the Chinese system actually works. Furthermore, many Western observers are left with the impression that because the Chinese system is

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A descriptive definition of “Law”

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

What is Law? It is a deceptively simple question. Every lawyer, and most non-lawyers, think they know what Law is, but most would be hard pressed to define it precisely. A statute against murder is clearly Law. A plate-full of spaghetti is clearly not Law. It is easy to create a definition of Law that

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Chinese Law, premature deaths, and a duty of mutual assistance

Professor Donald C. Clarke hypothesized that there is “a genuine social belief [in China] that deaths don’t just happen; someone needs to be held responsible.” I argue that his hypothesis is consistent with Chinese communitarian values and with Chinese law.

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Is Iraq another Vietnam?

Fight the power. Hunter Hogan at HunterThinks.com

Many people see the daily attacks and regular deaths of US soldiers and think that we are making the same mistakes that we did in Vietnam. If you look closely at the facts, you will see that the circumstances and events in Iraq do not reflect those in Vietnam. Vietnam Government North Vietnam had a

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