The article on Female Genital Mutilation, by Victoria Belle-Miller, reminded me of the book Engaging Cultural Differences – The Multicultural Challenge in Liberal Democracies. Richard A. Shweder‘s chapter, “What about Female Genital Mutilation? And why Understanding culture matters in the first place” prompted readers to contemplate how certain cultural practices, as female genital mutilation, are deemed inhumane.
About Vandana Chauhan
Ian Toy, a 13 year old Southhold Junior High School student from Long Island, had been walking past a certain crumbling house on his way to the beach for most of his young life. When he asked about the decaying structure, his mother told him that Helen Keller used to live there. I first read about [...]
Facebook, the very popular social networking site, has become more than just a networking site, it has become another world. The show “South Park” even gave it some satirical attention in one episode. I was especially in tune with the episode because the character Stan depicted my own lessons learned when I decided to deactivate [...]