Ok...so you're saying anything can happen. Great. Although true, not really helpful. Stereotypes do come from somewhere after all. There is a reason a lot of people don't buy Chinese stuff, why they don't trust Chinese stuff, and why it's so much cheaper than other stuff. Sure not EVERYTHING made there is crap, as I mentioned in my comments above, but a lot of it is. And that's where the stereotypes come from. This is a "chance" game. You have a much higher chance of getting junk if it's made and designed in china (by a chinese company, not under a different name), than you do if it's made in other places like western Europe, Scandinavia, US, Canada, etc.
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"Us" vs "Them"; "We" vs "They"; "You" vs "Me". As an anthropologist/biologist I can tell you these, and many more words are words of fear and self-sanctification. Used as in the above it comes down to jingoistic posturing. Am I being harsh? The countries and regions sited are predominantly WASP-ish. No, not harsh, merely observant.
This is quite possibly not consciously intended to have such a slant. All of us are products of our culture and the place in history. That runs from our immediate family up through our state and nation.
In this climate (socio-political) words like Chinese (China) & Mexican (Mexico), Democrat, Liberal, Patriot, Muslim, and even names like Californian , Southerner, New Englander, have social connotations in the present. And how we personally interpret such words are exclusively a result of our culture. And this leads to labels. Again, Us vs Them. And if we do so we can dehumanize the Them. Thusly, it becomes acceptable to treat the Thems as lesser-thans. Historically, we use the term: sub-humans. Again, this label allows us castigate these various groups - foreigners. Foreigners are not one of Us! It becomes OK, even championed to abuse the Them, because They are not one of Us.
Every nation, every ethnicity, every generation yields great works of art and engineering feats, they also turn out "stuff that's crap."
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out- of-this-world fantastic.The old saw still holds water: "... if it's too good to be true, than it's probably not true.... "
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