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Totally recommended to understand the Far Eastern Asian mind...
on 14 December 2012
... and the Far Eastern Asian mind is beautiful in the way it works in apprehending the world and relating with each other. I discovered I had several Asian/Chinese traits in my own way of thinking and understanding things, perhaps because I am Brazilian.
On the Brazilian note, the book works on the bulk of research applied to North Americans and Europeans and although it mentions Latin Americans (with very good precision), the Western mind in discussion here is mainly North American and European. This doesn't mean the book will not be useful for everyone else, this book reveals a lot about mental processes which will be useful for oneself to improve their own and understand our Asian overlords, to whom I would like to welcome :).
Another thing to take into consideration is that this book is not written as Freakonomics, in the sense that information is masticated and de-jargonised for a wide audience. The focus on the book is cognition and a little read or previous knowledge of that topic might be required to enjoy the book even more.
My advice to Richard Nesbitt is to work on a version of his book that is even easier to digest as I believe the West needs more books that brave through the prejudice and fear of the unknown.