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Differences between Japanese and Canadian Culture (That I Have Noticed...and Have Been Told About)

Canada is an individualist culture, and Japan is a collectivist culture. This quality alone makes for a very large difference between how Japanese and Canadians live their lives. 702 more words


On Cultural Differences in Defining "Individualism"

I’m used to subjective adjectives, such as “beautiful”, where one person can find something beautiful and another person, hideous. Even words like “salty”, where someone brought up in Portugal or Japan might not find the same thing you just tasted to be salty because of what they are used to. 1,016 more words



The issue I’m raising is the difference between INDIVIDUAL & COLLECTIVE economic systems.

Economics can simply be defined as human behavior to the scarcity of goods and services. 542 more words

Ancient African System

365 Grateful: base metal or awesome nature?

There’s something fascinating about crystals. Rocks. Geodes. Creations of geology, of Mother Earth. Particularly amazing are the iron pyrite crystals — fool’s gold. They’re not like any crystals you probably imagine. 154 more words


Group Projects .... And How Much I Loathe Them.

Group projects.

For some classes, it’s a blessing. For other classes, it’s the biggest and most frustrating painful thing to deal with.

From the title, you can probably see where I fall on the spectrum regarding group project. 462 more words


Personality & Development


Each of us have own interaction style with the physical and social environment that is deeply fixed, consistent, distinctive and characteristic patterns. This style is influencer of circumstances and time, as personality is shown via-a-via behaviour, thoughts and feelings. 457 more words

Training & Development

The Power of Vision

In anticipation of the future and the power that it holds I will build a scenario of my future goals. Being able to look at the situation and in anticipation turning the future outcome into a progressive tool for moving into the new millennium; this is the power of vision.  750 more words