Summary: Masculinity Vs Femininity

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Since technology has became more influential, it brings people across the continents together. We welcome those strangers into our country, at the same time, we step out and explore theirs. However, we tend to careless about how they differ from us. As a result, we may baffle by their actions. As we know that Middle East countries dominant the oil producing and exporting. We, then, have to do business with those countries and gain some profits from them. However, when doing business with Middle East, people may find it is surprisingly shocked to see two men kissing each other cheek or even holding hands in public. Some of them may point their finger at you. They will feel clueless and bemused because they have not studied about these people’s…show more content…
A country with masculinity expects to be assertive and tough, while femininity country focuses more on equality of men and women (Hofstede’s, 2014). I have to admit that I am a bit stupefied because he said that his culture heavily relies on men. For example, he told me that apart from his parents, there are two brothers including him and three sisters in his family. If there is a person to make final decision, it will always be a man. Women are not allowed to make any decision or judge the decision made by men. Women cannot drive due to the religious view. In addition, we will neither find men and women study at the same school nor work at the same workplace. He mentioned that everything in his country will be separated for men and women except hospitals that need to have both men and women working together. Conversely, Thai culture is more femininity. We believe that everyone is equal no matter where they come from or what status in the society they have. Men and women can work together in the same workplace or go to the same school. I think that there are some tasks that men can do but women cannot, some tasks women can but men cannot. As a result, it creates the femininity…show more content…
We are Buddhist, and we believe in Karma and Buddha’s teachings. Buddha teaches us to never believe in anything whether we hear it from others or read from books. Even if the Buddha said it, we should not believe in him unless we experience it by ourselves. We were taught that things happen at present because of what we did in the past. If we do good, good things will happen. But wrong things will betide. Unlike Saudi Arabians who believe in their God, everything happens because of God’s plans. Our religious also have some significant events such as Visakha Bucha, Asanha Bucha, Buddhist Lent, and the end of Buddhist Lent. On Viskha Bucha, we celebrate the occasion of Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and nirvana by attending temples and pray. On Asanha Bucha day, we also pray and commemorate for Buddha’s first time teachings. For Buddhist Lent, it is the day that all the monks will stay in one place without going out for three months in order to practice meditation and become enlightenment which is the ultimate goal of Buddhism. At the end of Buddhist Lent, monks will go out from the place they were staying for three months and Buddhists will be out of home to give food to monks in the early morning. What is more, we do not have to fasting because it is not a right way to worship and pay respect to

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