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...l not change the status of Chairman Mao in Chinese people’s mind because what he contributed to was much bigger than what he damaged.
In general, I think Mao Zedong was a great founder of the People’s Republic of China because he made a significant contribution to the establishment and consolidation of the political and military power of China and he promoted Chinese economic development. Also, he made a profound influence in Chinese culture. However, I also argue that Mao Zedong was the most influential destroyer of China because his wrong thought and command like the Great Leap Forward and the Chinese Cultural Revolution, made massive losses in Chinese politics, economics and cultures. From the evaluation of Mao Zedong, we learn that a person or a problem should be looked and evaluated in both positive side and negative side at the same time with dialectical logic.
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