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See also: 百花齐放，百家争鸣
describing the scene where all the flowers bloom synchronously; having different varieties, styles or talents contention of the Hundred Schools of Thought; to let a hundred schools of thought contend trad. (百花齊放，百家爭鳴) 百花齊放 ， 百家爭鳴 simp. (百花齐放，百家争鸣) 百花齐放 ， 百家争鸣 Literally: “let one hundred flowers bloom; let one hundred schools of thought contend”.
- classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period in 475 BC to 221 BC, but adopted as a policy by Mao Zedong to promote progress in the arts and sciences, and the development of a dynamic socialist culture
- English: let a thousand flowers bloom