Is feminism needed in South Korea?

Yes. South Korea is one of the most gender unequal developed societies right now, and part of the reason is the deep pervasive influence of Confucianism which is inherently gender unequal. The women are traditionally tasked with more responsibilities such as taking care of the baby, cooking, taking care of her husband, her husband’s parents,… Continue reading Is feminism needed in South Korea?

Even though South Korea has more soft power than China, why is Chinese history much more popular and well-known than Korean history?

First I have to correct the ridiculous answer that this person posted. https://qr.ae/pGzeuO First of all, yes South Korea has a history of copying things. A lot of their food, companies and culture is based off of Japan. This should not be surprising however, because Korea used to be a colony of Japan. Also, yes… Continue reading Even though South Korea has more soft power than China, why is Chinese history much more popular and well-known than Korean history?

What are biggest misconceptions about South Korea and South Korean culture?

That South Korean women all had plastic surgery and are not as naturally beautiful as other girls. I’ve heard this comment SO many times. It’s actually the first thing people tell me when I mention Korean women are pretty. “Yeah but they had plastic surgery” “yeah but they aren’t naturally beautiful” etc ‘Didn’t you read that one… Continue reading What are biggest misconceptions about South Korea and South Korean culture?