That the cultural divide is beyond great between those who have it all and those who are oppressed socially, politically and existentially is not a cliché, but a reality that deserves our attention to bridge that gap, and give opportunities to all because the future of this country depends on it.
Let’s not forget that we are part of a cultural heritage that is rich with diversity, tradition, and above all, a culture that considers itself wiser for its outreach to the outside world with its multidimensional influences I strongly lament the abundance of all the unconstructive criticism leveled at the author.
Everyone has the right to weigh on the merits and content of any given article, essay, statement, and point of view to the extent that they offer a platform for debate, constructive debate, wise debate, inquisitive debate with a healthy dose of wisdom.
We get on, and he met my daughter once and I liked the way he is with a kid. And not sure I should even give him a chance and take a risk. I sometimes think I'll never be in anything long lasting ever again at this rate.... take it slowly and just get to know him.you would with dad's moroccan and he's a very nice man fwiw as are my uncles, cousins and other relatives. You cannot make assumptions about him based purely on his heritage. You don't have to believe in a dream to meet a nice bloke, wherever he's from.
well you need to look at him as a person in his own right, not as a representative of a whole culture or religion or whatever it is you're afraid of. I just worry that I'll end up with my same old tendency of seeing what I want to see, and getting sucked into the prospect of love and affection, and holding onto the nice bits that I want to hold onto. And then perhaps I'll be too far gone to be saved from anything dangerous! Well, while you're getting to know him slowly, if there's something you're not sure about, ask on MN.
The maturity of our dialogue lags when it lacks a fundamental ingredient: Respecting each other when we disagree.
All consideration given to the stereotypes that one may have of a culture.
The second category is one that is passive and is accepting to all sides of thinking with a high sense of peaceful coexistence regardless of the frictions that exist in their environment.
This category is always on the sidelines, and can be a waste of ideological space.
Many of us who live abroad may realize that it is very hard to integrate into new cultures.