„The Chinese and their government are wedded to a different conception of society and polity: community-based rather than individualist, state-centric rather than liberal, authoritarian rather than democratic. China has 2,000 years of history as a distinct civilization from which to draw strength. It will not simply fold under Western values and institutions.“

—  Dani Rodrik, Will China Rule the World? http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/rodrik39
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