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Old 02-19-2013, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Macao
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What kind of intellectualism were you talking about?

Some Japanese and Korean films seem very philosophical, and Japan has the tradition of Zen and Shinto which seem really philosophical.
I just notice a general trend among Japanese to 'go with the group', to agree with the concensus. To not question it.

Showing off your intellectual ability just seems like something Japanese would not desire to do. It makes you stand out, it makes you different, it makes you appear to think you're better/smarter/more intellectual than another.

Tying back to the previous conservation. I think a Japanese potential wife might want to BE educated, but not necessarily show herself off as 'intellectual'. It kind of goes against their cultural grain.

 
Old 02-21-2013, 03:54 AM
 
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I think the mindset is they'll entice a better spouse through Knowledge, not that they'll become something effective themselves.
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