Each society has its own hang ups and baggage specific to each cultural psyche as determined by their respective historical evolution. But one thing we all share in common is that we tend to see faults only in others and rarely in ourselves. That’s why Thais often whine, "Those farangs %&!@*" – while westerners often cry, "Those Thais *&%#!!".
I’m not sure what the Thai people’s fascination with Adolf Hitler is all about. Although I do remember that when young we would do the Nazi salute just for fun, having next to no idea who Hitler was or what the Nazi salute stood for.
To our impressionable young minds, this was in the fifth and sixth grades, the uniform, the salute, the parade and the ceremony just looked cool.
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