11/29/13

Korea--theory versus reality


Korea in theory: Smile Korea
Korea in reality: The beatings will continue until morale improves

Korea Herald--serious news & columnists, business focused, your grandfather's newspaper
Korea Times--Kpop columns, news lifted from urban legends sites, your grandfather is having sex with your teenage cousin's best friend.

Weather in theory: 4 seasons year around
Weather in reality: 4 seasons--every day.


Education in theory: Schools should become child-centered.
Education reality: National entrance exam

Outlook in theory: Shaping the Future with Korea
Reality: Checklist country

Economy in theory: Creative economy
Reality: Checklist country

Hope: Carpe Diem
Reality: Checklist country

National branding slogan: Dynamic Korea
Reality: Korea Fighting