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My Trip to Xuzhou

After an 18 hour train ride from Beijing, I got off at Xuzhou. A town in the southern province of Jiangsu home to Suzhou, the Venice of China. This would be the largest place I would visit during my ..
(January 19, 2009)
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Lying in China - A Question of National Glory

In the West, lying is the sign of a bad upbringing or bad character. In China, telling a lie is a blurry and unclear concept. Mothers don't get upset at children for telling a lie. There is no clear ..
(August 22, 2008)
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Culture Versus Culture

Everything is relative, apples are apples and oranges are oranges. One should not be compared with the other outside of being fruit. At the same time, just because we eat apples and are used to their .
(January 09, 2008)
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Revenge Strikes Hope

China, no different from many cultures in the world, is full of strong traditions that embrace age old values, many of which dictate standards of social interaction. When considering the Chinese ..
(December 22, 2007)
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How To Maintain Harmony

The Chinese tend not to speak in a negative manner for fear of causing a sense of disharmony. Disharmony places strains on relationships but harmony is the moral fiber of any interaction of ..
(January 01, 2008)
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An American in Inner Mongolia

My door to China was, very basic conversational Mandarin, a need by foreign enterprise for persons with essential management skills, and a wild hair. These requirements fit like a shoe, as a child I ..
(December 30, 2007)
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