Rup Pid Chorb (รับผิดชอบ)

Thai Society and culture, Living in Thailand.
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Post by parrot » October 2, 2016, 11:22 am

I've long been a fan of Andrew Biggs who seems to have a deeper understanding of Thai culture than most old timers here. Understanding Thai culture doesn't necessarily mean you agree with it or accept it as a preferred way of doing things. But understanding thai culture goes a long way toward making life here more acceptable........despite the sometimes tremendous gap between ways of thinking (120v vs. 220v).
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Post by stattointhailand » October 2, 2016, 11:40 am

I'm sure the guy who originally suggested the "parallel universe" in the "flash" cartoons had just returned from a vacation in Thailand :lol:

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Post by Shado » October 2, 2016, 11:57 am

Yes, an amusing read and some good insight. Thanks parrot.

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Post by FrazeeDK » October 2, 2016, 4:22 pm

I've known mid-level Thai bureaucrats, cops and soldiers who did the mandatory retirement at 60... For some, separation from the gravy train of various alternative streams of income meant a penurious pension and a dramatic scaling back of their lifestyle.
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