yangban refers to both a korean social class and way of living life, the yangban were well-educated, well bred aristocrats who were viewed s having the responsibility of being examples to the people. even if they were impoverished, they were still given respect for their scholarship and family history. unfortunately, many became corrupt and the people saw them as simply an upper class expoiting the lower ones, which is why sir min gets in trouble when he tries to help that village with the outrbreak. but ideally the yangban epitomized the confucian ethos of hard work, scholarship and moral conduct
Post by luvarchfiend on Jun 2, 2004 14:35:01 GMT -5
oh and luvsarchfiend,
i AM completely obsessed, but can you blame me?
you know there's a god when there are men as lovely as ji jin hee (made in his own image indeed)
i have a slide show of his pictures as my wallpaper on my computer (much to the bemusement of my boyfriend)
and i have an array of pics of the archfiend that i change from time to time as wallpaper on mine at home and my computer at work. most everyone who has asked, later sorry that they did , thinks i'm nuts. and i don't care.
Post by luvarchfiend on Jun 2, 2004 14:46:51 GMT -5
haha! i know the feeling! my mother always laughs at me when i go on about how much i lub him. she keeps saying "but he's a fictional character!"
lucky me, because if he were real, i'd be pretty depressed
i KNOW exactly what you mean. my friends look at me like i am growing an extra head or something, and i realize i have been going on and on and on about the archfiend, aow and this darn board. then i get all these 'but why' crap. cause i luv it that's why!
WOW! What did I start? I posted my question not 45 minutes ago and I return to this! LOL.
Thanks, ladies. VIB, I agree with you 100%. Mmmmmm. But don't worry, I will stay loyal to Min-jae of OMR and off your turf. I don't have enough energy right now for a full-blown obsession, so I'll just admire the both of them cordially and appreciate their pretty faces. (Sir Min is prettier and handsomer, but Min-jae's face holds more interest for me.)
Post by velvet inkbrush of YiSoonShin on Jun 2, 2004 16:02:25 GMT -5
if you've read the posts of myself and luvasarchfiend you'll find we are pretty territorial (rowr) so it is nice to know that you have your min jae (he has nice eyes). but i'll help you whack anyone who steps on your toes ;D
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