BoingBoing mention of DSG spawned more thoughtful posts which I thought deserved a read:

And my own which I expect will create more problems.

Post Korean-War Korean culture is called Nambi Sahwae (Tinpot Society) by Koreans which means that things come to boil up and cool down too fast. This results in:

  1. short attention span
  2. hasty policy making

Internet and search engines together solved the short attention span problem but the second problem got worse because Korean politicians are now being pressure-cooked in minutes by the Net-savvy citizen into making policy changes.