Making Sense of the Pandemic with Classical Chinese Idioms
In antiquity, Chinese intellectuals knew the dangers of rumour-mongering and myopic, tribalistic thinking. Thus, they devised numerous idioms and allusions to warn future generations. Today, with anti-Chinese conspiracy theories spreading rampantly throughout the world, scholars on China must heed the warnings of the ancients and play our part in combating misinformation on China.
- Classical Chinese idioms,
- COVID-19 pandemic,
- conspiracy theories