Chinese New Year 2015 ushers in the Year of the Sheep. The American evening news will be full of quaint references to the new year mascot along with more serious news of China's growing economic might. Americans seem to make no distinction between ancient beliefs, such as the Chinese zodiac, and the financial actions of the world's rising economic superpower. And maybe we're right.
What are the lessons that we can learn from this year's celebration of the Year of the Sheep?