What many people do not understand is that the martial art of Tae Kwon Do that spread across the world after the Korean War (1950-1953)
The idea that the removal of these two terms on paper equated with the abandonment of Marxist-Leninism in practice, is an error of interpretation.
The United States is the aggressor in Asia. As a capitalist country, it requires wars to fuel its sagging boom or bust economy, and in
Trump wants North Korea destroyed (and capitalised), and Russia to be a subordinate branch of the EU, as a means to spread US-style domination around the globe. In reality, however, it is the US that wants war, and North Korea that wants peace.
Just because racist myths about China have a certain currency within the Eurocentric (racist) narrative about China, does not make these ideas ‘true’ in and of themselves. This equally true of those who repeatedly ‘trumpet’ ignorance as fact on YouTube. In China, life goes on as usual, and when people can be bothered to look at this Eurocentric stupidity, it just confirms their already low-opinion about life within a capitalist system.
Indeed, this fallacious story was subsequently used to direct the ROC Parliament – to as quickly as possible – pass a law that would create an ROC-version of the US ‘Patriot Act’. This would involve the restricting of ROC civil liberties under the guise of ‘fighting terrorism’ – a terrorist threat that does not exist.