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Monday, May 9, 2011

"Paper Tigers" by Wesley Yang - NYMag.com

Wesley Yang really, really hates being Asian. Being Asian is just not his bag. Too bad he's Asian. This guy is a self loather like you read about in the papers, but he writes an insightful feature on race and America, from an angle not often heard.

Also, this:

"Let me summarize my feelings toward Asian values: Fuck filial piety. Fuck grade-grubbing. Fuck Ivy League mania. Fuck deference to authority. Fuck humility and hard work. Fuck harmonious relations. Fuck sacrificing for the future. Fuck earnest, striving middle-class servility."


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