翻译小课堂 | 《习近平谈治国理政》第三卷中英文版学习笔记⑦
"The ocean is vast because it rejects no rivers."
When it comes to choosing a development path for a country, no one is in a better position to make the decision than the people of that country. Just as one does not expect a single prescription to cure all diseases, one should not expect a particular model of development to fit all countries.
In a boat race, those who row the hardest will win. If we do not move proactively to adapt to the surging tide of new scientific revolution and industrial transformation, we risk missing valuable opportunities or even falling behind.
The sweeping new scientific revolution and industrial transformation will have a profound impact on the mode of production, way of life and values of human society.
We must strengthen rules-based global governance if we are to achieve stability and development. Rules should be formulated by the international community, not in a might-is-right manner. Once the rules are made, they should not be followed or bent as one sees fit, and they should not be applied with double standards for selfish agendas.
We need to uphold the beauty of each civilization and the diversity of civilizations around the world.
We need to follow the prevailing trend of development. The history of human society is a transition from isolation and exclusion to openness and integration, which is an unstoppable trend.
The myriad challenges facing the world today are all caused, in one way or another, by the development gap and deficit.
We need to keep in mind our shared future. In today's world, all countries are connected, and their interests are closely intertwined. We have a high stake in each other's future.
China today is more than the country itself; it is very much a part of Asia and the world. In times to come, China will open its arms wider to embrace the world and contribute the dynamic achievements of Chinese civilization to a better world.