Why do Asians rush into university, study something they don’t enjoy, spend the next 30 years working at a job they don’t care for, with people they don’t like?

Gap Year Asian

Why escape Asia before Uni?

IF NEW YORK Times bestsellers, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson were to somehow have an Asian offspring, this book will be it.

It's a personal development book and a socio-anthropological critique of Asian vs Western values based on my experience living in the Anglosphere and continental Europe.

It is primarily written for Asian teenagers, who have just finished pre-University education. Also for the parents of these teenagers who can’t wait to arm their children with degrees so that they may fulfill the last leg of their financial responsibilities. To them, my advice is

Don't rush your life's journey.