The fascinating cultural reason why Westerners and East Asians have polar opposite understandings of truth

“The geography shaped the way people interacted with one another. In ancient Greece, one could decide to move his goat heard with little consideration of what other people thought — unless his livestock invaded somebody else’s property. But, if in ancient China, one were to make the most of his rice harvest, he’d need cooperation from neighbors.”

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/fascinating-cultural-reason-why-westerners-162722303.html

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