Why do so many Chinese mistakenly believe that Koreans think that Confucius is Korean?
Good question, because having lived in Korea for a few years and having many Korean friends I’ve never met a Korean who believed that Confucius is Korean or that Koreans invented Chinese characters or any kind of foolish thing like that yet all the Chinese I’ve met seem to believe this about Koreans. I wonder […]
Why do so many casual NBA fans discredit Wilt Chamberlain because he played in a “weak” era?
Honestly, I think it’s part ignorance and part denial. First of all, since Wilt played in the 1960s and he’s no longer around to defend himself, and most of the people who watched him play are getting too old themselves, it’s very easy for the typical Gen Z / Millenial fan to point out that: […]
What are some misconceptions that foreigners have about Koreans that are not true?
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 https://www.seoultouchup.com/kor… First off, it’s not true […]