“I’m walking here!” vs. “We’re walking here!” – a study in cultural diversity

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Japan and U.S. cultures could not be more different. Last night, as I and a bunch of pedestrians were walking through a busy intersection in Kyoto, a white haired woman beat ferociously on a car that had stopped too late in the crosswalk thereby forcing everyone to walk around both sides and side step onto the curb past iron gates. …

Affirmative Action: One drop to One box

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So you are are an unborn soul in heaven and you are thinking, “what the hell is wrong with these people?” They are all one human family and yet they are dividing themselves

SAT adversity score: the road to perdition?

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The College Board, who administers many of the test used in college admission standardized tests, is using 15 criteria such as single parenthood, income, crime rates, availability of AP courses etc to provide a context for the scores; it is like a golf handicap.