Male and female coal miners recite passages from Mao’s Little Red Book in 1968 during the Cultural Revolution. Photo: AFP

Lessons from 1966: why we should never forget the disastrous consequences of the Cultural Revolution

Mao Zedong’s elevation to demigod, and the ensuing chaos, showed how the dark side of human nature can become a destructive force

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Male and female coal miners recite passages from Mao’s Little Red Book in 1968 during the Cultural Revolution. Photo: AFP
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