Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred sc.. Mao Zedong Quotes

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.

@Fokhrul Islam Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend. Mao had used this to signal what he had wanted from the intellectuals of the country, for different and competing ideologies to voice their opinions about the issues of the day. He alluded to the Warring States period when numerous schools of thought competed for ideological, not military, supremacy. Historically, Confucianism and Chinese Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism had gained prominence, and socialism would now face its test.


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