UPDATE: If you cannot see the above video, either click where it says “Watch on YouTube” or click here.

This is an audiovisual version of the first part (see below) of my critique of Trần Ngọc Thêm’s Searching for the True Nature of Vietnamese Culture (Tìm về bản sắc văn hóa Việt Nam), a textbook on Vietnamese culture that has been widely used in Vietnamese universities for the past 20 years.