Do you want to look fashionable in a “Korean” way? You’d better get slender first.
I sincerely wish to be your friend from a better version of Korea, which I firmly believe that it is becoming one. So I ask for more trust in this country, not all-too-common criticisms on the worse version of it.
이런 멋있는 아버지를 두고도, 나의 어줍잖은 식견과 가치관으로 그를 대수롭지 않게 여기며 보낸 지난 10여년, 그로부터 배우지 못한 것들은 무엇이 있을까.
So let us call off this culture-blaming nonsense already, for it is neither plausible nor pleasant to hear anymore. And please stop targeting poor Confucius for this as well.