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South Korean – Sadae(juui)

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Followership, Korean (South)

사대(주의)   事大(主義) sadae(juŭi) Relates to followership, flunkeyism It is an emotionally charged term in the Korean political vocabulary, but it initially had no negative meaning whatsoever. It originated in Ancient China, when Mencius stated that for a small state the most rational policy choice would be ‘to serve the large’ (Chin.: shida, Kor.: sadae, 事大) […]

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