Thailand is proud of the fact that they were never colonized,

though now they’re jealous of the very countries that were, because they had an increased opportunity to learn English. Thais are crazy about English so they absorb it into their language as fast as possible, though they speak it terribly. Go figure. As the Encyclopedia Britannica reports, “Thailand colonized themselves.” Thais like to talk about you behind your back right to your face. That’s all the revenge they need to maintain their self-esteem. Generic Asian Singapore is the role model, a mangle of tongues and twisted routes, lost in the quest for material possessions, found in the supermarkets of a future world.