A recent social experiment in China links money to influencing the minds of Korean girls’ decision making. Read on to find out more.
Most of us are taught from a young age to never get in cars with strangers. Even if they are promising Nintendo and all the candy you can eat. This seems to be some pretty sage advice that most of us still follow to this day.
Or so you would think. It is not a mystery that money can be attractive and influence us, male and female alike, BUT to what extent? A recent social experiment by a popular Chinese hidden camera program called “Tudou Show Box,” spreads light on what we already may have known, but never wanted to admit:
MANY GIRLS FIND MONEY INCREDIBLY ATTRACTIVE AND IMPORTANT!
There we said. Now before everyone gets up in arms about Amped Asia overgeneralizing and stereotyping females, take a deep breath, calm down, and chill the fuck out. We are not saying ALL women only care about money and are easily influenced by it. Hardly. We love women too much to ever say that about them. But we are also not saying something most men unfortunately don’t already believe. Whether if it is true or not.
What we are saying is that this should not shock anyone and that there is more proof to back this terrible theory up. Case in point, a recent controversial social experiment aired on Tudou Show Box where men in fancy luxury cars offered girls in Hong Kong, Beijing, Los Angeles, and Seoul a ride.
WATCH THE VIDEOS IN QUESTION BELOW! (Only the Los Angeles video is in English)
Beijing, Hong Kong and Seoul Experiment
2nd Seoul Experiment and Los Angeles
None of these girls knew these men prior other than the fact that they appeared to have an expensive car. It is interesting to note that EIGHT OUT OF EIGHT KOREAN GIRLS ACCEPTED THE RIDE. Yes, 100% of the girls accepted the ride.
Raising the uncomfortable question, if Korean girls really just care about money when picking a man. But let’s not just put Korea on blast. To be fair seven out of eight girls accepted the ride in Hong Kong, and five out of seven in Beijing.
Anyway… as expected the study, and we do use that term loosely for any “study” done over an internet broadcast, has received its fair share of backlash. Some Korean media outlets like SBS, Seoul Broadcasting System, believe the video provided by Tudou Show Box was intended to demean and purposely portray Korean women in a negative light.
This may honestly be the case given the nature of how internet media works these days and the nationalistic prejudice that can often cause conflict among these Asiatic nations. Furthermore many feel that the almost over intentional suspect questioning frames any women in a poor manner regardless of nationality. Questions such as, “I might be a bad person, so is it okay for you to just get in the car like that?” asked by a stranger are being accused of leading and forming a bias trap for the women in these videos to fall for.
Admittedly these questions are performed with the nuance of a Coke vs. Pepsi taste challenge, however no matter how suspect or leading the questions may have been, if the footage is true, one cannot help but agree that something is very wrong with the way money can change a person’s sensibilities. And we can’t help but notice that unfortunately in Seoul the results were not very promising.
I guess what they say is true, “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.”
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