Confucius Has Some Advice for Trading With China

China has taken advantage of the liberal economic order for too long.

Not a chump.

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Confucius was once asked if there was a single word that could act as a guide throughout one's life. "Reciprocity," the sage responded. He then preached a form of the Golden Rule: "What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others."

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