One road: 1-4: Be proud and boycott.

Fighting China Inside and Out

Tranh kỹ thuật số của Hoàng Ngọc Biên - Digital artwork by Hoàng Ngọc Biên.

Tranh kỹ thuật số của Hoàng Ngọc Biên – Digital artwork by Hoàng Ngọc Biên.

—– Đọc bài tiếng Việt —– 

Without pride to anchor in life, we are lost.

Vietnam is a small country next to China. That is one reason it is still bullied by China in the games that China plays with its two other counterparts, America and Russia. Frustrating. Mad. Raged. I would not indulge in these emotions. Whether the war between China and Vietnam escalates or not, whether World War III would be in sight or not, and no matter who loses and wins, my commitment is to a long-term goal of building a stronger and more prosperous Vietnam, a situation that is made possible by Vietnamese in the homeland essentially, unfortunately for me. As someone who already left the country, I am limited to not endorsing nonconstructive criticism of Vietnam, at the same time consciously serve as a Vietnam advocate who provides factual information about Vietnam and its culture for non-Vietnamese. This way, I have chosen one road to walk on. For myself and for the vindication of my soul: I chose the cultural battle. Continue reading

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