Nonsense, horsefeathers, and idle musings from a decade in South Korea (2002-2012).

26 May, 2013

Create Your Own Culture

By Aaron
26 May, 2013

This piece of mine is in the Monday edition of Seoul's JoongAng Daily newspaper. In it, I discuss internet sensation Luna Lee (she of the gayageum version of Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile") and the ways in which her success illustrate this quote from Tyler Cowen:  

Diversity across societies is to some extent a collectivist concept. The metric compares one society to another, or one country to another, instead of comparing one individual to another, or instead of looking at the choices faced by an individual.

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