America better completely wake the fuck up
or otherwise be prepared to become the next Britain,
a second-rate junior power with ill-fitting old pretensions.
I'm tutoring just one Chinese student tonight
who is writing about renewable energy management.
His English is of course accented and slowed down
but he can write well, and write intelligently,
and he's a fucking kid.
Nobody gives them the credit but the Chinese
are doing a LOT to conserve the environment and energy,
last couple of times I was there I saw solar panels out the kazoo
and huge fields of wind collectors also, meanwhile they are pushing
Chinese students are not entitled--
they understand knowledge is a slog not a stupid frat house,
they appreciate libraries and accumulated knowledge.
They are well on course to handing us our asses.