"So how do you make them understand" - you cannot. They do not think rationally, they think from the heart. In that respect, they are similar to religious people. For the latter, no rational argument is possible if miracles can overrule. For the former, no happiness is possible when they see their former classmates live much better than they do. Working hard "like Chinese" is not their ideal for a free society.
But there is one method that can be used. It is the same method that works wonder among our own parrots in the Libertarian movement - peer pressure. The attack should be directed at their false morality - "sacrifice" of individual for another entity: a neighbor, a society, a collective.
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