Do foreign cartoons affect people’s choice patterns?

Laurie Santos told us how American children enjoy having heaps of stuff to choose from and act irritated if a third-party would make the choice for them. On the other hand, children born in Eastern Europe prefer fewer choices because this is how we grew up.

Maybe. But how about me, a person that grew up with American cartoons and learned English from watching Power Rangers and Swat Cats? I have a feeling that some of the American values embedded in these animations caught on, since most of the times I prefer to bear the consequences of my own choices.

Food for thought.

Leave a Reply (name and email are optional, not required)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: