Pages tagged with Cultural Differences

Sometimes we forget that people of different cultures think differently than we do. Even people within the different areas of our own country can and do think differently.
Sometimes in the effort to have a cultural mosaic a country must modify its traditional values. Of course this situation will bring much debate and opposing viewpoints.
Fifty years ago, we predominantly discarded food scraps. Most products were made from natural materials like paper, cloth, leather, metal and wood and most were reused or recycled at the end of their useful life.
The American south has both the heart of a nation and the scars to bear for its discrepancies. Truly nothing feels better than home and these old-fashioned values define this region and it's fascinating culture, it may not be for everyone but no-one its prouder and more loyal to their...
Indonesia is a destination where just being there and observing life is special. Learn some strange things to look for and enjoy in this country.
A mix-up in my name brought out some delightful yoo-hoos from me as the new name had a colorful meaning in Hindi, one of many languages of India.
The United States can boast about having one of the most diverse populations in the world. Because of this, we are a cultural hot pot of everything anyone can imagine.
Suicide is never a headline you wish to see! Here though an impossible conflict leads to a life so sadly lost, when someone is happy in life why is it necessary for families to intervene? Forcing your daughter into a marriage she does not want sadly leads to suicide, but also families...
Review of Burnett, David CLASH of WORLDS. London: Monarch, 2002
In America, the premise is 'One Nation Under God'. The question is which one? Is it God of Israel or god of the world. America is looking more and more like the .world. The world of Sodom and Gomorrah where people do what they please, the world that Messiah came to save us from. Where...
This is an article that brings to light some of the handicaps that left handers face or atleast that I as a left hander have faced.
The is purely out of sentiment essay that I wrote today when I remembered how very connected I am to my ancestral land in Africa.I have that unwavering optimism that Africa will revitalize and recover from its forlorn state.
Good intentions are easily taken advantage of. However, we should never allow few bad apples to run roughshod over the majority and prevent them from pursuing honorable goals.
This article looks at how people with different cultural as well as racial backgrounds can relate to each other with harmony and respect. It explores how these differences can actually enable us to learn more about human relations and makes for interesting conversations and interactio...
A look at how culture itself as changed and how youth's views on culture has changed. Some of this article deals with the modernisation and westernisation of the meaning of culture as well as the actions, behaviour, reactions, philosophies patterns of thinking of modern society on cu...
Freshly risen islands in the river beds ushers many conflicts and stories in the livelihood of people living there, as the island could be short lived and the people who live there are also living like gypsies.
Our narrow, hypocritical ways stand in the way of our march towards inclusive society. Primordial thoughts and feeling superior by highlighting supposed faults in others' lifestyles and beliefs have to give way. Technology has become universal and should be used to spread positivity t...
Women's empowerment and social taboo in Bangladesh is really a matter of complexity; how to address the issue properly is really a matter of good leadership.
People tend see visitors as threats instead of an avenue for learning and ones to emulate.
Menopause is a precess that all women go through. Different cultures experience and view it the systems differently. Some view it positvely and others negatively.
Death is as inevitable as taxes it was once said, yet how we handle death is entirely personal and there are several billion different expressions of loss. The act of death causes different triggers in us all because we are all unique individuals. Is it right to cry? Do we have to pub...
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