Rumor, and the roots of instability

The following re-post by Chinese scholar Liu Junning (刘军宁) dealing with China’s policy of stability preservation and the unstable nature of autocratic power was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 7:43pm Hong Kong time yesterday, April 9, 2012. Liu Junning currently has just over 44,000 followers, according to numbers from Sina Weibo. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].

//@WindsLiangPing: //@LaoCanJiayouzhan: //@JDaGeLao: //@LiuLangGongHeZhangJianjian: Stability preservation’s greatest factor of instability is not rumor, and is not the voice of opposition, nor is it the hostile forces (敌对势力) [from overseas]. Stability preservation’s greatest factor of instability is autocracy itself! @XueManzi @LiChengpeng @XiaoShu @LiuJunning @WoChenmoBenFeiyang: The separation of politics and law, judicial independence (司法独立) and the building of non-governmental supervision mechanisms //@DaBieShanJu:

The original Chinese re-post by Liu Junning follows:

[话筒] //@winds凉平: //@老饕加油站: //@J大哥佬: //@流浪共和张建建: 维稳的最大不安定因素不是谣言,不是反对的声音,也不是敌对势力,维稳的最大不安定因素就是专制本身! @薛蛮子 @李承鹏@刘军宁 @笑蜀@何兵 //@我沉默本飞扬:政法分离,司法独立,并建立民间监督机构 //@大别山居:

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