what’s the future of the world like?

matthew sweet:

a contestant on the reality show “Fei Cheng Wu Rao” asked a prospective partner if she’d be happy to go out for a date on a bicycle. “I’d rather cry in a BMW,” was the reply. It was an off-the-cuff remark, but seemed to articulate something about the future of China – and, therefore, the future of the world.

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