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A very admirable article, but anyone who believes that China has changed from its Tiananmen Square days is living in a purely fantasized world of romantic caricatures. One need only listen to the story of how China trained its athletes to realize that China has not changed, and one needs only to learn that China's managed economy is growing by 17 percent--thanks to Nixon, Reagan, Bush and Clinton. China has no incentive to change. Mr. Buffett has just completed a billion-dollar deal with China for cheap labor. Children are forcefully removed from parents to train as athletes. Check out Micrsoft's involvement.