1 For the future of our race and more than one billion and one hundred million people, Communist China should discard preconceived ideas and ideologies, resolve the past historical grievances, and recover the historical sentiments from both sides quickly.
2 Both sides should engage in frank talks based on practical matters concerning people on both sides of the Strait, for the welfare of the people, for the future of our nation, and for the reunification of the country.
3 Under reasonable conditions, we should reenact a new constitution, give the country a new name to reestablish and build a democratic country. This new democratic country is ruled by law, where the citizens are affluent evenly and live in peace and prosperity. It is a modern new China where people’s desires and God’s wish are fulfilled. The creation of the new China can thus usher us into the twenty-first century of the Chinese people.
A Letter to Mr. Deng Xiaoping, January 15, 1991