How many times has this been asked? Hell, I've even asked it. Plenty of people asked it before and a possible answer has been posed. I also tend to agree with what the Overthinker wrote. Oh, I should explain about that.
Recently, I have been going through all the old archived posts at Frog in a Well. I've been following a few years in the steps of some insightful people. I wish I could contribute in some way in the future.
Anyways, this question as to why Korean Studies are but of a shadow of Japanese studies is brought up and I wanted to quote from it (Original Source) UPDATE: scratch that. just read it and be sure to read the comments, too.
벌써 2년이 지났나? - 7.21.2013 요새는 머리를 쓰는 행동을 많이 한다. 그래서 몸이 약해지고 머리도 피곤한다. 어쩔수없다. 할 일이 너무 많다. 그래도 미국에서 사는 것보다 여기에서 사는게 좋은 점이 더 많은 것 같다. 단점도 있지만... 미국에서 살았을때는 계속 한국에서의 생활을 생각했다. ...
11 months ago