For ten months Nationalist Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek has fought the fire of Communismin China by wetting down the ground with his New Life Movement. "Water," he quotes, " always flows over a wet surface; while fire goes wherever it is dry.'' Last week westerners were reading the free English translation of his Outline of The New Life Movement made by his U. S.-educated, banged-browed wife, youngest daughter of China's famed Soong family.
Painstaking as a primer, the Outline runs to questions and answers. Examples:
What is Life?
Nothing more than the continuation of activities....