In Taiwan this is completely the opposite. The first generation who got on the internet are also the first generation who could protest and who were getting arrested. That’s the background. I lived in Germany for a year and a half because my dad was doing his PhD at the time and was studying the dynamics of the Tiananmen movement in Beijing because a lot of people associated with the movement flew to Paris and to Germany. So we did a lot of interviews and debates with them and we talked about how to do democratization in a way that doesn’t end violently. So that’s my childhood.

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