Original Chinese Language Text By: Xin Hua Newsagency (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Translator’s Note: Prof. Xu Zhuoyun (许倬云) was born in Wuxi, Jiangsu province
The scientific consensus appears to be that humanity, through the objective study of the brain, has gathered in the last one hundred years, a tremendous
This has led to local campaigning within Cornwall to have the myth of Cornish ‘celtic’ culture officially recognised – which amounts to a step back into feudal times. Such has the pressure been for the actualisation of this myth that the Tory government will announce today (24.4.14) that under EU legislation, the people of Cornwall will be granted ‘National Minority’ status. The plethora of contradictions is immense. Many in Cornwall are intolerant to others, whilst peddling the myth that the Cornish are racially ‘special’, whilst at the same time supporting UKIP which would withdraw from the very European Union that has granted the Cornish minority status! Within Cornish nationalist literature there is no mention of the status of ethnic minority people living in Cornwall, or the status of EU migrants legally travelling to the area for work.