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[Kim Seong-kon] Living as an Asian in West in uncomfortable times
[Kim Seong-kon] Living as an Asian in West in uncomfortable times
ViewpointsMar 31, 2020
Undoubtedly, these are uncomfortable times for all Asians living in the West. For the unprecedented global pandemic that has recently devastated the earth, many Westerners blame China. Yet, even if the virus originated in China, the Chinese people are not themselves to blame for the existence of the virus. Moreover, in the eyes of many Westerners, all Asians look alike, and therefore, any Asian on sight can be an object of hate and derision in Western countries. To make matters worse, Westerners