From history we learn, when the raising power threatens to displace the dominant power, war is almost always the result.
“Be so subtle that you are invicible. Be so mysterious that you are intangible. Then you will control your rivals’ fate” – Sun Tzu The Art of War
China’s civilization with its highly civilized behavior has a long and continuous history that began about 4,000 years ago
"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time"