“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.” – William Arthur Ward, motivational writer and poet.   The need to belong and the tendency to differentiate yourself from others is a […]

I share Andrew Masondo’s (member of the African National Congress) sentiment of wanting to “Understand the differences; [and] act on the commonalities.” of different cultures. However, despite my attempts to combat my sheltered American ignorance, my lack of cultural knowledge is always humbling. My understanding of the Middle East is limited. So when I (and […]