Feb 7, 2011

A CNY video in honour of Amy Chua

Petronas advertisements are classic, good at making me feel warm and fuzzy and guilty. I found this, and not only is it timely because it's Chinese New Year, but also given Amy Chua's infamous piece on Why Chinese mothers are superior. She wrote that manytimes, Asian mothers push their kids for bragging rights.

This video is not fiction, it has cleverly recreated a scene found often in a Chinese family's home during CNY, at a mahjong table, in fact, just about anywhere where friends and families gather.

Amy Chua would probably say the successful mothers are the sacrificial lambs, and a true Chinese mother doesn't mind being one.

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