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By Sam Louie

Asian cultures are rooted in disgrace. we're referred to as a shame-based tradition because our lives, households, and approach revolve round a few point of disgrace. Our identities are cast via upholding our honor whereas attempting to keep away from any shame-producing emotions, innovations, or ideals. Few have the braveness to damage the cultural disgrace that binds them and as a substitute flip to addictions.

Consequently, Asians are drowning in disgrace and addictions with out method out. is that this any assorted from a Westerner? i might say greatly so. disgrace is embedded within the Asian mind set, behaving, and interacting. in the event you do not realize the cultural background of disgrace and its underpinnings, you then may have a difficult time realizing the stranglehold of disgrace between Asians.

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