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Thailand has been a feudalistic country for centuries, led by a handful of powerful families. And this "elite" of the country has been indoctrinating the people ever since with exactly this xenophobia

Here's the rest of Phineas's letter from the book: ------------------------------------------------ He hoped Andrew would soon receive the letter he had sent this afternoon, without the reve

Reading a book review  from NPR of a book  -Bangkok Wakes to Rain   found this missionary's words poignant still today   "One storyline follows Phineas Stevens, a 19th-century Amer

Many here still suffer from Middle of the Universe Syndrome.

 

That might partially explain the high death toll on the roads.

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all this stuff doesn't mean too much anymore.   

 

1.  money in the 21st century rules it all

2.  money, again

3.  money

4.  maybe power, but probably money

5.  i mean, there isn't another option... money

 

in other countries......people value education, health, etc...because they aren't too worried about money as much.  money would be #1, but then would go to #3 as they get older.  

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Showed my daughter a map of the solar system today and asked her where Earth was. No idea. she is six years old.

"No, we in Thailand", wonderful.

Much more home schooling me thinks.

Struth

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1 hour ago, AnnaBanana said:

They're not always wrong to think like that.

Luckily, thinking is not one of their better skills!

 

 

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57 minutes ago, Elkski said:

there is  also a chapter on the massacre but not sure I can post it here. 

I sure always got the "not listen to farang treatment.  GF listens to stuff she reads on FB forums before  me"  hopefully that is changing wince a  few of my predictions have come true.

So a guy with an imaginary friend has an opinion, well impressed. (rofl)

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