If you read my last blog post you'll know I think it's important to question the ideas that our culture influences us with.
One thing I think that both Western and Chinese cultures have a bit of negative influence on is in how we think about sex.
Because of how sex was a more taboo subject for so much of history we still sometimes have trouble openly talking about it. I'm sure there's a few traditional girls out there that wont even make it through this article…
I think how we think and talk about the idea of love… doesn’t really match reality, and it actually causes us a lot of trouble or at least some confusion.
Us humans have a habit of breaking down complex things into simple, easy to digest parts. We take the infinite spectrum of color found in a rainbow and break it down into basic blocks of red-orange-yellow-green-blue-purple. We tend to think of things as either good or bad, when we know there is a large grey area in between……Continue
I'm always interested in the different ways that we think about certain parts of life in our different cultures.
There are some big differences between Western and Chinese culture that become obvious for anyone that's experienced both cultures first hand. From dating to personal space to manners to family values the differences are vast and truly show how environment shapes our ideas and behaviors.
We should understand that these differences in ideas and…Continue
Added by Devin Licastro on September 25, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments