PATRICE GREANVILLE—At the end of the day, Tucker Carlson, whose gyrations may remain beyond our ken for a long time, perhaps forever, may be a victim of what RD Laing once called “The Divided Self”. Laing’s study, a probe into the nature of what we might call “functional mental illness”, saw psychosis not as a medical condition, but as an outcome of the ‘divided self’, “or the tension between the two personas within us: one our authentic, private identity, and the other the false, ‘sane’ self that we present to the world.”
ANDRE VLTCHEK—They are China’s worst nightmare. They are unleashing religious fundamentalism and foreign-sponsored militant nationalism and separatism. They are potentially the greatest obstacle and danger to President’s Xi Jinping’s marvelous BRI (Belt and Road Initiative). Both the West and Turkey are glorifying them; the most extremist of Uyghurs. They are financing and arming them. They are labelling them as victims. Uyghurs are now a new ‘secret weapon’, to be used against Beijing’s determined march forward, towards socialism with Chinese characteristics.