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Entries from March 2008

#47 The Child

Posted March 27th, 2008 by Peter · 18 Comments

Family relationships in the East and West are very different. In the West, children are raised primarily by their parents, and are free to choose, make mistakes, and learn from them. Grandparents play less of a role in day-to-day life for these children. In the East, both parents and grandparents are actively involved in raising [...]

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#46 Cutting In Line

Posted March 26th, 2008 by Peter · 60 Comments

I am currently writing this post at an Asian-American Leadership Conference which I will be attending for 3 days this week. This is the largest collection of typical asian behavior around. This is also the perfect opportunity to discuss the many asian quirks that are observed on a day-to-day basis by yours truly. During a [...]

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#45 Nagging

Posted March 25th, 2008 by Peter · 13 Comments

Asians are quite manipulative. The arts of staring and slurping allowed asians to, for the most part, dictate their thoughts and feelings without actually vocalizing. These asians still suppress most of the negative thoughts that plague their minds until an extreme case comes along. In extreme cases, asians will result to the worst form of [...]

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#44 Fortune Cookies

Posted March 23rd, 2008 by Peter · 21 Comments

“Fortune Cookie: A Chinese-American cookie into which has been folded a printed message predicting one’s fortune.” If you’ve ever wondered why an asian person gives you that hug or profound food for thought, look no further. They’ve probably been eating at Lucky’s Chinese. When people go to “fast food” type restaurants such as Panda Express [...]

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