Category: Culture

The problem with ‘han’ 한 恨

https://aeon.co/essays/against-han-or-why-koreans-are-not-defined-by-sadness?utm_source=rss-feed Korean culture is characterised by an untranslatably profound sorrow and regret. Or is that just another stereotype? As a Korean resident of the United States, I have been both…

Reality + or –

https://3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2022/02/reality-or.html by Tim Sommers How do we know that the external world exists in anything like the form we think it has? Assuming that we think, therefore we are, and…

The robot culture that is Singapore

https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2021/09/the-robot-culture-that-is-singapore.html The robot scans its surroundings also for offenses like Illegal hawking, improperly parked bicycles, assembly of more than five people in line with prevailing Covid-19 safety management measures and…