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Devoted actors

These dog days are sweltering and keeping the gardens going is exhausting.  I still read and react but have little energy left to blog.  Here is something that percolated up easily. 1,159 more words

Identity Crisis

“Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.”

Attaching ourselves to a firm identity is incredibly appealing as social animals. 367 more words


Namasté Statement of identity

Namasté is an expression that translates as “the God in me greets and blesses the God in you” and is the recognition that we share a common divinity. 104 more words


III. Searching for You: Finding Peace

Will the change of environment bring peace within?

Will attending church satisfy that inner gaping discontent?

Will attending all the parties and hang outs while successfully working hard and… 1,065 more words

The Varieties of 'Interdependent Self' across Asian Markets

Within Asia, vast differences exist in the way the interdependent self is expressed. For example, the Japanese view of the self is evident in everyday episodes where Japanese emphasize the notion of “losing face,” acting on the basis of others’ expectations and needs, blurring the distinction between self and others.  81 more words

Cultural Insight

Different activist groups coming together

I think that an interesting issue the reading touches upon is the fact how in Saudi Arabia people from different groups came together to achieve common goals, but only to a certain degree. 368 more words

Racism, Equal Opportunity, and Capitalism: an intimation of a critique – written by Norm

Racism, Equal Opportunity, and Capitalism: an intimation of a critique – written by Norm

The social revolution . . . cannot draw its poetry from the past, but only from the future.

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