Why are the Chinese a more materialistic people than that of the Western brethren?

Developing countries tend to be more materialistic than developed countries. This is because in a poorer society with a lot of population, there are very few ways to stand out and prove your worth. One of the easiest ways to ‘prove’ that you are higher social status is to buy expensive clothes or electronics or… Continue reading Why are the Chinese a more materialistic people than that of the Western brethren?

Are Japan and Korea really colonies/puppet-states of the USA like so many Chinese users say?

No, Chinese netizens just have an unfortunate inferiority complex so they feel the need to put down other countries to make themselves feel better about their country. What does US Puppet state even mean anyways? Usually when Chinese netizens say this, it means that the US military has some control over that country therefore it’s… Continue reading Are Japan and Korea really colonies/puppet-states of the USA like so many Chinese users say?

Why do some overseas Chinese desire to see China collapse and fail?

I’m a first generation Chinese immigrant. I was born in China but grew up and educated in the West (Canada). I don’t want to see China collapse and fail at all, my main concern is the actions that the CCP has taken in recent years has resulted in quite concerning consequences. The Hu Jintao years… Continue reading Why do some overseas Chinese desire to see China collapse and fail?