China’s “Comfort Class” | The Bling Dynasty, National Geographic Magazine: Chinese that Live with Cultural Revolution Parents Vary in Ideology

Generations develop ideology from their personal experiences. Lu Guo Bao lives with his daughter-in-law and son who is trying to create a start up GPS business and often works from home. Lu was sent to prison during the Cultural Revolution and tries to keep pace with today’s values, but still has questions about his son’s world. The “little capitalists” that live with their Cultural Revolution parents often have conflicts of ideology. The older generation thinks in a more Confucian way—never rise above your teacher, never rise above your father, others’ needs are more important than your own.

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