它讓世界周圍的各種 “it takes all kinds to make the world go around”
Within the package my mother sent me were both Cadbury eggs and Peeps. I received the package only minutes before I was scheduled to give my class on social justice and so overwhelmed with happiness that I had to share with my students. I showed them every item in the box and explained them all, prior to teaching.
Being as the subject of human rights is quite controversial in this country, any student who was willing to speak out (which they did!) most certainly deserved some of my candy along with my usual high five. I walked around the student holding the Peeps and Cadbury eggs beside one another And the students simply died laughing. They could not believe the Peeps were edible, nor could they answer the question, ” which came first, the chicken or the egg?” This started a debate that had students coming into my office hours to discuss it further. They said they had never been asked a question like that and had no idea where to start. (The Big Bang…that’s where they wanted to start.)
Anyway, the lesson (1) did not get me in trouble (2) inspired a great many students to write to me about the inequality among women and men in china, the inconsistency and lack of equality within the education system and even one student spoke out against freedom of speech. At the end of class one of my students did tell me that if I was Chinese I would have been “talked to” and I told them that I’d I had been in America it would probably have been worse than that. Either way, I took the opportunity not to convince students of a certain way of thought, but to remind them that in the end, we are all human. We are all equals and as my mother has told me since the beginning of time, “it takes all kinds to make the world go ‘round”
This sign when translated are the guidelines of marriage. Don’t try to steal someone else’s wife, don’t abuse your wife, only have one child, go to the doctor, marry a woman with an education and take care of your parents….