You always thought that China’s Open Door Policy was a just a political slogan. Now you read the handwritten letter and recognize its influence as a state order that had impacted the fate of several hundred million people. The spell had caused a spatial distortion in the Chinese world after 1978, or shall we say, all changes that had happened after 1978 are shrouded in this mysterious code. Shenzhen is now the Asian miracle that Hong Kong was once before. For you now, the speed of Asian cities is like a centrifuge in a laboratory that has not only made possible several economic miracles; it has also produced a sense of crisis along with its force.