incredible how Americans keep seeing movies, music and shows from South Korea that are sharp and unsubtle critiques of capitalism and saying "wow this is like North Korea" and "I wonder what they're so mad about over there"

"essentially we all live in the same country, called capitalism." -- Bong Joon Ho, saying the loud part louder

it would be a really interesting article to get into Korea's actual history. What US imperialism has done there. How the echoes of it extend into today. But instead we get this pablum

@InternetEh my stomach lurched. Confucianism! Yeah buddy

@zenhob some college level Asian Philosophy was brought to bear here.

@InternetEh @zenhob [Len Boobar Voice] "why does the Oriental not pay proper reverence to Confucius? Confucius died for their leaders sins, to show them the way to a harmonious society that suffered no unrest."

@InternetEh it's stunning what sabotage the media continually pulls against reality/truth.

@InternetEh is “Confucianism” a dismissive buzz word for all things Asian like “hysteria” was for women in the early 1900s?

@sweetmercury @InternetEh no, it'd because white people jack off to Confucius because you can sort of read him as a centrist and that's liberal enough for Amerika.
So of course the US gets angry and confused when Asian people don't read Confucius, and we question if he is actually the Asian Jesus we thought he was.

@InternetEh Many thriller and horror films from America show a complicated relationship between America and the ancient tenets of Spirit Halloween company policy

@InternetEh Amazing the kind of triple mental jumps they're able to do to say that the problem is elsewhere and never ever question capitalism ><"

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