Talk:Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

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On mission?[edit]

I'm doubtful. Sam Tally-ho! 05:05, 8 July 2012 (UTC)

Let's us nuke it! C®ackeЯ 03:47, 27 July 2012 (UTC)
I will rescue it!--ADtalkModerator 03:51, 27 July 2012 (UTC)
I think it's better and worth keeping now, although it still needs some improvement and integration.--ADtalkModerator 08:25, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

I like the layout[edit]

This article is very well laid out. It looks like a lot of care went into this article. — Unsigned, by: Guidedog / talk / contribs (signed by bot) 12:30, 21 September 2012 (UTC)


"Tiger mothering" is a form of woo. Hence on mission. Why are we so keen to delete everything nowadays? Bad Faith (talk) 11:00, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

Things that seem a bit non sequitur...[edit]

...and may need either a lengthier explanation attached for the reader or gotten rid of:

1.) Why is "self-reflective" linked to the article on self-help? Completely different meanings for the two words, though both have "self" in them.

2.) Why should Chua be asked why Asian Americans vote for Democrats/the-social-equality-party? Does she represent Asian Americans while holding Republican/non-social-equality views? Does she even have Republican/non-social-equality views? Does she publically hold the view that Asian Americans have Republican/non-social-equality views or something? Needs elaboration. (talk) 17:34, 24 February 2017 (UTC)

On number 1 I agree, on number 2 it is another way of pointing out that she doesn't represent Asian Americans. Christopher (talk) 19:01, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
Ok, help me to understand number 2 then, since I think I am missing something obvious. I don't get why Asian Americans voting democratic/pro-social-equality would mean she doesn't represent Asian Americans. Is the point being made that A) she holds non-social-equality views and claims that other Asian Americans are like her, but actually Asian Americans vote majority democratic, so she's wrong? Or is the point being made that B) she once said Asian Americans are more successful statistically speaking (something mentioned in the article), but actually Asian Americans tend to vote pro-social-equality, which they wouldn't if they were really more successful statistically speaking? Or am I missing the point completely and in this case I would ask that the point be made explicit to me. (talk) 20:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
Sorry for taking ages to respond! I think (although it's been a while since I read the article) that the point being made is that most Asian Americans are not like her and are in some ways (like who they vote for) are often opposites. (I can't really remember what the original topic was about really and I'm really lazy and can't be bothered to re-read any of it, sorry if this semi-coherent nonsense didn't help). Christopher (talk) 20:57, 30 March 2017 (UTC)