I  learned that the culture bump process isn’t about changing anybody’s mind – including mine– its about broadening my own and hearing somebody else. This process makes me look at the way I think and the way I believe which is helpful. I feel better. This is a statement from an individual who analyzed his furious disagreement […]

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  I had a number of “ah ha” moments.  I clarified my own ideas and moved beyond my emotional reaction to the tweet.  In the process, I became aware of things about my family member’s values that had been completely unknown to me.   This is a statement from an individual who analyzed her outraged disagreement with President Obama’s tweet about […]

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Q 1.             Do you think tip is necessary? Why? It is Necessary. Tipping is not quite obligatory in USA. However, because the waiters or busboys are often paid fairly low wages,e.g.$2.5 per hour, it is the customary practice. [Service charge is always voluntary, even when it’s added to your bill. But if you deduct gratuity […]

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We are the Buffalo Team – Davy, Max, Wang and Victor.  As newcomers from China, arrangements were made for us to live in an apartment together.  Because everything is new to us; in the beginning we were happy, excited and enthusiastic.  Then when we dealt with trash dumping, something happened that made us feel a […]

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  I clarified my own ideas and moved beyond my emotional reaction to guns on campus.  In the process, I came to see Mr. Grisham in a very human light. This is a statement from an individual who analyzed her furious disagreement with a politician’s comments about guns on campus.   As a result, she concluded that it […]

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    We had a culture bump at the University of Houston gym.  We saw an American person meet his friend.  They grabbed their opposite hand and pulled each other close and hit each other’s opposite shoulder.  We didn’t know what they were doing.  We felt confused, surprised and wondered if it was a game. […]

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