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Unfortunately, many people sit stagnantly waiting for situations to magically transform.
That is, although the Sinicized version of Marxism may well represent a significant transformation, even the Maoist variety is ultimately driven by a need to see the Chinese past as irredeemably "feudal," stagnantly waiting for Communism to rescue it from its ahistorical trap.
China may be "Confucian," but certainly no more stagnantly and traditionally than Americans remain traditionally "Christian.