Tag: south korea

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • An issue with Korea and misogynism

    I think so.. https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2021/09/356_315101.html It’s disturbing to me how many violent crimes are committed against women in Korea. https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2021/09/251_314783.html   https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2021/09/251_315140.html   https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2021/09/251_314858.html   https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2021/09/251_315470.html Maybe even more disturbing than the news is the comments by Korean men on these articles.. surprise, surprise, they have very little sympathy at all for the plight of women…

  • Is South Korea a free country?

    Yes. In fact one could argue they are more free than even the USA is. There is a much upvoted answer here saying that Korea is not a free country because all their presidents ran into issues. First of all, not all their presidents ran into corruption issues. Korea only became a true democracy in 1987,…

  • Which country has the most beautiful women?

    It’s going to depend on your preference isn’t it?For me I’m going to talk about from the preference of an Asian-American since that’s what I am. For me, I’m attracted to Asian girls and from my experience traveling around Asia (I’ve been to Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Phillipines, Malaysia) – I’m going to say…

  • What do people who are not a K-pop fan think about South Korea?

    South Korea is an amazing place to be as a foreigner. Everything is so convenient and easy to access. Convenience stores are literally everywhere, sometimes even 10 seconds walk from each other. Seoul is truly is a 24 hour city. If you go to Itaewon at 4 or 5am in the morning, it’s full of…