Posted by: 1of10boyz | April 2, 2013


Love the poster. I would love to get my hands on an original.

China Daily Mail

North Korean PropagandaWhat’s with the rhetoric, fist pounding, and war-drumming?

North Korea has a long history of making threats whenever they need food. In the past, war-talk resulted in lots of food and supplies being sent to North Korea a short time after.

Maybe there were talks somewhere in that process, maybe not. But the West kowtowed to the North Koreans like Chamberlain tried to appease Hitler before WWII.

From this perspective, it seems that Kim Jong-un is begging for food, like the family dog who tries to convince everyone at the dinner table that he’s on the brink of starvation.

But from another perspective, East Asian cultures—Chinese, Japanese, and Korean alike—are famous for “fist shaking” in the place of actual leadership and management strategy.

Someone stands up and shouts really loud, everyone within ear shot jumps in line. For these cultures, rhetoric is reality and fists get politicians elected.

…not so…

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