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?

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?

How does a Chinese person living in western countries cope with seeing media that is almost 100% negative to China?

I think there’s a deep misunderstanding by Chinese here; first that Western media is part of some Western conspiracy to bring down China and that by extension, almost all Westerners must hate China (not true). While it is true that the *majority* of Western media articles are negative towards China, it really doesn’t matter because…… Continue reading How does a Chinese person living in western countries cope with seeing media that is almost 100% negative to China?