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    How does the following quote relate to Intercultural Communication Competence?

    "The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts." ~Charles Darwin

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    I am not exactly sure of the context for Darwin's quote. But if i were to hazard an educated guess, I would say that the quote refers to the need for self-control. Moral culture emerges when we do not simply act on our every whim, or react according to our base instincts, but when we hold back and thoughtfully consider our thoughts and actions. In this way, moral cultures, which really is about considering the rights of others, emerges when we maintain personal or individual restraint. Another way to say this is that we ...

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    This solution relates a quote by Charles Darwin about morality with intercultural communication competence. It first interprets the quote before analyzing it within the context of intercultural communication and displaying how the quote highlights the importance of such communication skills for the development of general moral character through empathy.