Is it true that Asians don’t ask?

The Art of “Bothering”

2022 October 14 | by Monica Zhuang Critical thinking - Exploring cultures

The idea of not “bothering” other people is intriguing; it typically depends on each person’s personality but may frequently be embodied in Asian culture. Confucius’ “己所不欲,勿施于人” (Don’t do unto others what you don’t want others to do unto you) is deeply rooted in every Chinese’s mindset. Likewise, in Japanese culture, “他人に迷惑を掛ける” meaning to annoy/bother others, […]