[2, Li Ting-ming, an enlightened landlord of northern Shaanxi Province, was at one time elected Vice-Chairman of the Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Region Government] “We hail from all corners of the country and have joined together for a common revolutionary objective.
[2, Li Ting-ming, an enlightened landlord of northern Shaanxi Province, was at one time elected Vice-Chairman of the Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Region Government] “We hail from all corners of the country and have joined together for a common revolutionary objective.And we need the vast majority of the people with us on the road to this objective.There is an ancient Chinese fable called "The Foolish Old Man who Removed the Mountains." It tells of an old man who lived in northern China long, long ago and was known as the Foolish Old Man of North Mountain.
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The ancient Chinese writer Sima Qian said, "Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather."  To die for the people is weightier than Mount Tai, but to work for the fascists and die for the exploiters and oppressors is lighter than a feather.
Comrade Chang Szu-teh died for the people, and his death is indeed weightier than Mount Tai.
In “Serve the People” (September 8, 1944), Mao Zedong wrote: "Our Communist Party and the Eighth Route and New Fourth Armies led by our Party are battalions of the revolution.
These battalions of ours are wholly dedicated to the liberation of the people and work entirely in the people's interests.
We must persevere and work unceasingly, and we too, will touch God's heart.
Our God is none other than the masses of the Chinese people.
[Source: 1 Sima Qian, the famous Chinese historian of the 2nd century B. The quotation comes from his "Reply to Ren Shaoqing's Letter".] “If we have shortcomings, we are not afraid to have them pointed out and criticized, because we serve the people.
Anyone, no matter who, may point out our shortcomings. If what he proposes will benefit the people, we will act upon it.