Correcting Mistaken Ideas
The Little Red Book
Mao frowns upon Liberalism because it gives people the idea to think different and destroys unity because people have there own freedoms. This is not what Mao is looking for in his communist China therefore he makes Liberalism look bad by comparing it to a corrosive.
Comparison to Balzac
Comparison to America
“America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal – to discover and maintain liberty among men.”(Woodrow Wilson)