Are Chinese people hypocritical?

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Are Chinese people hypocritical?

Postby xiao_sun » Fri Jun 05, 2009 6:18 pm

In Chinese culture, people like to be modest or self-effacing. For example, if you compliment a Chinese lady: You are very beautiful. Traditionally, the lady will answer you: No, no, I'm not beautiful.

Do you think Chinese people are hypocritical?
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Re: Are Chinese people hypocritical?

Postby steve » Mon Oct 12, 2009 2:50 am

I don't think so.

Modesty is a virtue! So many people have lost it. Everyone likes a humble person with respect to others.

Chinese people are traditionally very modest. However, they've begun to lose it in modern society. I wish Chinese people can keep this excellent virtue.
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