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Bound to the context or the individuum?

In June I wrote about my impression that Chinese language is a body language. A conclusion out of this issue can be the following:

On the one hand Chinese people are bound to each other by society, family or group identity but they show up within this context as some kind of only related person on the interactional level. When the person shows up individually when the person interacts it relates to the context. We in the Western countries call this: bound to family and social life or structures. We also have the opinion that this is a sign of social / cultural bound identity.

In contrast to that we in the western countries……………..

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