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Repost: Microaggression and FIML

I have been seeing a lot of stuff about microaggression recently.

The term interests me because FIML is all about micro impressions.

When done with a caring partner, FIML is designed to correct mistaken… 1,523 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Vietnam: Cultural Norms

When you travel to a country that’s different from your own, you’re bound to encounter differences. In fact, even traveling within one country, you’ll encounter many differences. 1,746 more words


Heroin: Blame It On America

Any politician who claims to care about the drug overdose deaths sweeping the nation, but does not demand that we build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam, is a liar. 54 more words

Cultural Norms

The Selective Myopia of Embedded Cultures

All embedded cultures, whether workplace or societal, suffer from Selective Myopia. They have a short-term view which looks only to preserve the culture as it is, together with the inherent power structures therein. 476 more words

Self Discovery

Danish journalist says European men are acting like women

Anissa Naouai interviews Iben Thranholm. 8:38

There has been a much stronger response to the migrants in Eastern Europe because the people there very clearly remember being invaded and dominated by alien races and ideologies during Soviet times. 188 more words

Cultural Norms

The End of a Chapter & Misleading Romantic Cues

I scanned the page of the last chapter of my Chinese textbook and smiled to myself. The characters for ‘hug, embrace’ jumped out at me, and I was instantly reminded of Andy, a Taiwanese local who has come to be one of my closest friends, and also my tutor in more matters than just the Chinese language alone. 899 more words