China is a country of many ironies, I find. They are socially liberal (gays and lesbians are not as accepted as in Taiwan, but more accepted than in Japan/Korea, and women are allowed to be masculine without much consequence), yet they are very conservative when it comes to displaying sexual things (Korea/Japan show more sex… Continue reading Because of the stress on face in Chinese culture, is it more important to be well-dressed in China than in the West?
I think the #1 thing I hate about Chinese culture is the concept of “face” (面子)。 It’s shallow, its superficial, it’s materialistic and it’s ridiculous. It causes people to judge you based on what you have/don’t have. This causes a lot of problems in the society. First off, relationships become all about gift giving instead… Continue reading What Chinese cultures are hated by Chinese people nowadays?