Re: Do East-Asians think differently?
Posted by: Kurt
Date: September 21, 2009 02:46AM
> So you learned in China about math, science etc.?
> That is a good thing. The Chinese education system
> is one of the best and oldest in the world (dating
> back to the Imperial examinations). Bertrand
> Russeel in his famous book "The Problem of China"
> mentions that he noticed the incredible benefits
> of such a system based on meritocracy (in contrast
> to the West till today, where 'class and creed'
> leads to top universities) - he was amazed at the
> 'brain power' surrounding him. His Chinese host
> all spoke fluent English although none of them
> ever went abroad. They all had heard about
> Continental philosophy (Goethe, Kant, Hegel,
> Nietzsche) and Empirical philosophy (Locke,
> Berkeley, Hume), knew a lot about America, while
> Western people knew nothing about China. His
> students picked up Western thought and science
> very quickly, and impressed Russell with their
> diligence, dedication and memory. That's why he
> famously made the prediction that: "China has the
> power to superseed all the European powers
> Today, in Britain and the US lacks mathematicians
> and physisists. One professor told me "it is too
> hard to study, and the vast majority of our
> students doesn' t want to take it up any more.
> People feel intimidated by East-Asian students,
> who rule in this disciplines."
> It seems you just can't come out top of the class
> anymore if there are Chinese students in the
> classroom too, hahaha.
You will be very happy and feel like live in paradise if you send yourself to countryside china and live with chinese hicks.because there keeps more chinese tradition.it's your fairyland,go to there,my friend,you will be happy all your life.