The 24-word “core socialist values” of “prosperity, democracy, civility, harmony, freedom, equality, justice, rule of law, patriotism, dedication, integrity, and friendship” was published prominently by People’s Daily on Feb.12, 2014. And it stated that national strength rests on people’s beliefs. It also pointed out that the Communist Party of China’s 18th National Congress summarized core socialist values’ targets, orientation and criterion from the perspectives of the nation, society and individual. Though one country and nation can’t stand with poverty, spiritual emptiness is much worse.
Lots of Internet users support the People’s Daily’s high-profile announcement of the core socialist values. Many of them think those 24 words summarized core socialist values’ targets, orientation and criterion from the perspectives of the nation, society and individual. It’s easy to remember. Everyone needs to remember this 24 words and try to practice for promoting national reforms and progress.
As netizens said, those 24 words simply and clearly explained socialism’s fundamental goals and basic requirements, helping Chinese people find their starting point and goals when they pursue Chinese dream. It’s very terrible for one country and nation to lose their spirits. Without basic spirits, national development would degenerate into a vicious circle, the society would be a mess, and there is no hope for national rise. So, one nation must have some spirits.
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