Is culture the main factor behind an Olympic win? To certain people, no less those who commented at the news here, the answer is a definite and often, proud, ‘yes’. Continue reading Olympic win linked to Culture
We do not normally say that we are experiencing ‘cultural clash’. The term has always been associated with ‘bigger issues’ such as the dispute on minaret in Switzerland or the issue of Islamophobia in America after 911 – which not all of us would be involved on a regular basis. Also, in such cases there exists a clear cultural difference between the West and the Islamic cultural. However, cultural clash does happen at smaller scale and between even groups which are traditionally from the same cultural root. For example, as the number of mainland Chinese immigrants increases in Hong Kong and Singapore, … Continue reading Cultural Clash ‘for everyone’!