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Differences Between Chinese and Western Children

Popularity 8Viewed 2082 times 2016-3-1 22:04 |System category:News| Chinese, Children, and, Western, Differences

<span .="Apple-tab-span">        </span>There are many differences between China and the West, one of the biggest being the differences between the behavior and attitude of children. This is influenced by what the children see in society.<div><span .="line-height: 1.8em;"><span .="Apple-tab-span">        </span>In China, filial piety is incredibly important and is regular in society; you will see children being polite and respectful towards their parents, as they acknowledge that their parents are their superiors and that they must respect them. They make sure that they are not stealing their parents' time and disturbing them. They are very obedient and always do what their parents say without hesitation.</span></div><div><span .="line-height: 1.8em;"><span .="Apple-tab-span">        </span>In the West, however, children are VERY different from Chinese children. They are rude to their parents, disobedient, rebellious, and impolite. You will often see children shouting at their parents or sneaking away from them, disobeying their rules. This must be changed, and it is important that Western children develop to be more like Chinese children.</span></div><div><span .="line-height: 1.8em;"><span .="Apple-tab-span">        </span>This point goes on not only with family and parents; it has been proven that Chinese children excel academically and surpass Western standards. The Western lack of filial piety and respect is definitely a factor in their academic falling behind.</span></div><div><span .="line-height: 1.8em;">At school, Western children feel like they can challenge and question authority, while Chinese children respect their instructors and give complete authority.</span></div><div><br></div>

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things change over these years but it's same overall ..
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