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18 Differences Between Americans and Pinoys

I read and copied with permission from Mark Morfe's blog

Really funny. 

Follow the chart, and see The Differences Between Westerners and Asians.

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.

True or not? It's up to you :)

NAMASTE.

Thanks for sharing Mark.

-day 175
   

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