How can better understanding our collective cultural heritage and shared humanity across time and geographic place help us to be better stewards of a global future?
What role or roles do you believe understanding cultural differences across time and throughout the world plays outside academia, if any? Support your response with specific examples or details.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Let us first define the term "culture" roughly as shared beliefs, attitudes, feelings, goals, practices, etc. (you can offer a more detailed definition). These shared realities develop over long periods and connect people across time and geography. Elements of culture develop because real people experience real issues (both good and bad), many of which are as pertinent today as they were a hundred years ago. An understanding of our collective cultural heritage will go a long ...
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