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Pessimistic about Optimism

One of the more useful, in my experience, ways of understanding cultural differences, especially in Europe, is ‘uncertainty avoidance’. In short, cultures (meaning majority preferences within a society) tend to differ in how they deal with the inherent uncertainty of … Continue reading

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The More Things Don’t Change…

Many of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century came from overestimating the importance of biological and cultural differences between groups of people, especially biological differences. Human beings haven’t learned that much, or rather human beings tend to learn all … Continue reading

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