Lifestyle: Independent vs. dependent . China alien vs the West: In certain ways China is much more different than India. To me, learning about western culture has always been a fun experience, and I want to pass this feeling to people who are curious about China. Both Chinese education system and western education system have advantages and disadvantages, which may shape different personalities of the students. The oft-dreaded western number 666 is actually considered very positive in Chinese culture, as it triples the luck associated with the 6. I started "tiny eyes" webcomics a year ago in the hope of sharing cultural differences through everyday life. India and China are both alien in different ways from the West. Dragons in Chinese Culture. Chinese People Have Fruits for Desserts. The historical between Chinese and Western diet culture Chinese and Western culture from a long time ago is the world 's two different factions, but diet has a very important position in the two cultures. In the history of China, one of the oldest countries in the world has a long history of five thousand years. I am not American or Chinese but I have friends on both sides. The blue side represents Germany and, hence, Western culture. Dragons are intricately intertwined with Chinese culture. In lots of my cartoon drawings, I compare Chinese culture to other cultures. Beata Stasak from Western Australia on October 14, 2009: Thank you for great insight into Chinese as well as American culture. West: The number 6 represents support and sacrifice in Western Numerology. 4. Look at these images very attentively! Chinese always cook vegetables — frying, stewing, boiling, and steaming — sometimes with soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. Western dragons often live in lairs or caves in mountains. Influenced by western culture, more young people choose ice-cream and cake for deserts recently. They look like giant lizards, and are often depicted with spines or rough scales. Western salads, or just boiling vegetables in water, are virtually unknown in China. In the Western culture, people view themselves as independent entities. The number 6 is linked with the Metal element, which naturally represents money and conviction. China and America are two leading global superpowers, both having cultures that are somewhat similar to one another, and yet greatly differ from each other. By knowing the differences between Chinese eating and western eating, we hope that you will have a better understanding of Chinese food culture. 1. Western dragons are portrayed as much portlier creatures, with big claws and large, leathery bat-like wings. The red side is about China and, thus, the culture of China. The biggest reason is the cultural differences between Chinese and western countries, so that we should know that the most important point is to learn from one side to the other. In this video, me and my friend Cathy go over many aspects around marriage in western and chinese culture! Every culture is equally fascinating, with its cuisine, traditions, perspectives regarding business, relationships and life, and so much more. Buzzle tells you the key differences and similarities between the Chinese and American cultures. In our recent time of the global recession the both sides accuse each other of their 'past and present faults'. 5.