China is set to be firm on its maritime rights in the South China Sea regardless of what UN tribunal will decide in the case initiated by Philippines since the arbitration decision will be “illegal”, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
“Those who expect that the arbitration could compel China to yield or make it an accomplished fact are doomed to be disillusioned. The arbitration is illegal and invalid whatever it will be. ⇲
Questioner: Council, I had one question. Earlier you had said that after the one wrong decision and the rippling and there was a next decision. You said if the mind or “conscious” or “conscience,” I wasn’t sure what you said, is wise enough to make the right choice. I was curious, do you mean “conscience” there or “consciousness”?
The Council: Well, conscience and consciousness. Let us say the consciousness is what you are outwardly thinking with, the conscience is that little voice inside. Many times decisions are made from both levels. ⇲