kheru2006 (kheru2006) wrote,
kheru2006
kheru2006

Western and Asian Logic ~ Rewind



Key:     Blue --> Westerners       Red --> Asians



(1) Opinion
Westerners: Talk to the point
Asians: Talk around the circle, especially if opinions are different



 


(2) Way of Life
Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself.
Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends, solving their problems, and know each other's business


 


(3) Punctuality
Westerners: on time.
Asians: in time.


 



(4) Contacts
Westerners: Contact to related person only.
Asians: Contact everyone everywhere, business very successful.



 


(5) Anger
Westerners: Show that I am angry.
Asians: I am angry, but still smiling... (Beware!)



 


(6) Queue when Waiting
Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner.
Asians: Queuing?! What's that?



 



(7) Sundays on the Road
Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.
Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places, like going to the mall.



 


(8) Party
Westerners: Only gather with their own group.
Asians: All focus on the one activity that is hosted by the CEO.


 


(9) In the restaurant
Westerners: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant.
Asians: Talk and laugh loudly like they own the restaurant



 


(10) Travelling
Westerners: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery.
Asians: Taking picture is the most important; scenery is just for the background.


 


(11) Handling of Problems
Westerners: Take any steps to solve the problems.
Asians: Try to avoid conflicts, and if can, don't leave any trail.



 


(12) Three meals a day
Westerners: Good meal for once a day is sufficed.
Asians: At least 3 good meals a day


 


(13) Transportation
Westerners: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection.
Asians: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money and drive a car

 


 


(14) Elderly in day-to-day life
Westerners: When old, there is snoopy for companionship.
Asians: When old, guarantee will not be lonely, as long as willing to babysit grandkids.


 


(15) Moods and Weather
Westerners: The logic is: rain is pain.
Asians: More rain, more prosperity


 


(16) The Boss
Westerners: The boss is part of the team.
Asians: The boss is a fierce god.



 


(17) What's Trendy
Westerners: Eat healthy Asian cuisine.
Asians: Eat expensive Western cuisine.


 


(18) The Child
Westerners: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living.
Asians: Slog whole life for the kids, the centre of your life.


 "asmah ahmad" <asmah2710@hotmail.com>




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