Criticism of the Chinese Intellectuals

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Criticism of the Chinese Intellectuals

Julie Tran

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There always will be differences in the way we are knowledgeable about the environment. Perhaps Liang Chongjin addressed that China's biggest problem is of the environmental ignorance of the peasantry was quite a misperception on his behalf. The peasants may not be experts on all aspects of the environment, but they certainly are not absolutely ignorance when it comes to the subject of the environment. Their wisdom of traditional ideologies to modifying the environment passed down from generation are contrasted with the educated knowledge conceptualized by the intellectuals, thus cannot be viewed as being environmentally ignorance.

The majority of the human labor force is direct into agriculture because of their empirical knowledge of the condition governing the farmlands. The rural Han Chinese from the north are mindful of the preparation and organizing of their farm plots by breaking, refining, and leveling the soil to ensure that the chemical and textural composition, along with topography of the land have been customized according to the kinds of selected crops for cultivation.

The precise task of distributing water to the proper level required calls for a comprehension of water flow in order to construct irrigation and drainage system where farmers will inquire a surplus in crop production. An understanding of using preserved, fermented, non-chemically treated fertilizer mixture from human and animals can enhance the quality of the crops, and avoid from being infect by other external factors if they were to use chemically composed fertilizer. Han rice farmers around the Haul River practiced the more advanced system of transplantation. In this system, individual plants were given intensive care (perhaps in the same location as the paddy field), their offshoots separated so that more water could be conserved, and the field could be heavily fertilized...