Humankind has been faced with this problem from its earliest experiences; the adulterer sees his paramour as a good, Eve sees the snake as good, and Little Red Riding Hood sees the disguised wolf as good. The modern young people, thinking we should have a direct democracy like the Greeks, want to abolish the electoral college and the republic which has stood since George Washington’s time.
They see Socialism, or its failed counterpart, Communism, with their accompanying atheism, as the answer to today’s political problems. A good documentary on this was produced by The Epoch Times.
Chinese Communism is repeating the mistake of Russia, trying to eliminate Christianity and Judaism, the basics of Western Civilization. It seems a counterproductive move.