the rights of things

From Jonathan Lassen <>
Date Sun, 31 Oct 2004 16:14:15 -0500
User-agent Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6 (Windows/20040502)

Has anyone else had the experience of suddenly coming to a deeper 
understanding of a concept first understood in English after 
reading/hearing it in Chinese? Case in point: the draft 'Property Law' 
currently being discussed in China is translated as 'wuquan fa.'

So it looks like this Property Law is the legal realization of the 
enshrinement of private property in the constitution. If you haven't 
seen this article from China Daily, take a look, it's very interesting:

(I've only seen news of this from the China Daily/People's Daily, anyone 
know of other sources?)