Inspirations resulted in changes
First half of the book is basically the syllogistic analysis based on the dilemmas along with the failure that Chinese encountered during the western invasion. Obviously, a countries fate is mostly determined by its national comprehensive capability which can be demonstrated economically, culturally and politically or even militarily. When we regard this to an individual level, it is applicable in the same theory. One’s destiny, similarly, can determined by his or hers ability to acquire knowledge, communicate and cooperative with others etc. This urges me to re-evaluate some of the performance of my life based on these criteria along with my awareness of the current situation, ability to make a survival, the genuine motivations of my life whether they are intrinsic or extrinsic. I came to a conclusion which, definitively, generalized my life as an unplanned, passive, irresponsible and slothful fashion of living. Therefore, I took my life seriously ever since by carrying out some initiative involving weekly schedule, healthy meal plan and research some of the careers that interest me and so on, on one hand. Commence the post-secondary application immediately afterwards, on the other.
Focus on the future and grind the present.
After summarizing the adventurous diplomatic experience enjoyed by both U.S and China, the latter part of the book