However, STI development is an arduous process, and the US has grow
上海后花园n increasingly anxious that its lead is being eroded,” Hu said. “So instead of staying a
head via continued innovation, it has turned protectionist toward China and other developing countries and used u
nconventional means, from tariffs to travel restrictions, in the h女神会所ope of keeping them behind.”上海后花园
At the same time, the US was plagued by many domestic issues, ranging
上海后花园from growing social inequality to rising corporate influence, and ordinary US
people, notably those from Midwestern states, felt disenfranchised by globalization and technological progress b
ecause “the fruits of these trends have been mostly reaped by the elites from coastal states”.上海后花园女神会所
“When internal issues become too difficult to handle, politicians often rely on scapeg
oating to divert public frustration and attract support, especially during election years,” Hu said.
上海后花园”But the US public must realize that blaming China and other countries for its econo
mic, social and existential woes will not solve its issues, it will only exacerbate them to disastrous levels for all.”
上海后花园女神会所Despite the US’s effort to disconnect with China, Hu said full detachment
was unlikely in the long run because it would not be in the interests of either country.
“China’s market and its pivotal role in the global industrial chain are too important for US companies to give up,” he said.上海后花园
In addition, science requires the exchange of ideas and collaboration to progress. When faced with common ch
allenges, from climate change to changing ethical landscapes in artificial intelligence and biosciences, “it will re上海后花园女神会所
quire a global joint effort to find the best solution to tackle these emerging issues,” Hu said.
“Dividing the scientific community and the world, as some politicians are implying, is dangerous and co上海后花园
unterintuitive to maximizing the potential of science and its benefit for the people,” he said.
上海后花园女神会所Given the unpredictability of the current US administration, China needs to “kee
p a rational, objective outlook and focus on improving its own capability at its own p
ace”, he said. “We must have the confidence and patience to get through turbulent times.”