You are perplexed, you don’t what to say and think why these people want to know where you are going? What is their business asking the question?There is nothing wrong with this question and the people you meet. This is because in
say “how are you today?” but rather “where are you going?”. I don’t know why we do this, but maybe to show that we are interested in other people or care about them (well, in a different way). That’s the case, we just want to show our friend that we care, because we don’t really expect an exact answer. We don’t expect people to say, “I am going to X.” or “I am going to go to Kuta because I want to meet somebody there to teach me surfing.” It is okay if you want to
answer this specific, but you just can say, “I am just going for a walk” or “I am going to west
There are also other questions asked when people meet for
the first time.
- where are you from?
- (to a lady)Where does your husband work?
- are you married?
- how many children do you have?
- what’s your job?
- which caste system are you belong to?
society is divided into 4 castes, at the beginning each represent group of
people of certain profession: the priest, the trader, the soldier or kings, and
the worker. As time passed, the division becomes status, or class, or caste
where people think that certain groups are higher than the others.)
So, next time you walk on a