While some countries have a uniform cultural society, such as the Netherlands and Japan, both Canada and the United States have rich multicultural landscapes founded upon Germanic and Celtic traditions. The U.S. and Canada are remarkable examples of multicultural countries which equally struggle and benefit from the diversity of their societies. Assimilation has often been difficult for the host country as well as for the immigrant but the respect and courtesy with which migrants have assimilated has allowed these countries to embrace foreign cultures and to guide the uninformed.
This forum will allow us to talk about the cultures we have roots in as well as those we have experienced. Curious and sometimes fascinating differences between cultures include food, clothing, gestures, facial expressions, and idioms. Religion is also a significant part of culture and comments or stories of how one's religion has shaped or impacted society are welcomed. To kick off with some Americana culture: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Violent Femmes:
Two descriptions of multiculturalism are used in North America; In Canada they use the expression "cultural mosaic" whereas in the U.S. they use the expression "melting pot". Which do you like…Continue
"I guess there are several reasons why the insults get to me. First, I am a very kind person and people have respected me for that so I am not overly use to be insulting in public. The insults are often aimed as who I think I am as a person- a rule…"
"Are you comparing getting molested by a squirrel every day on the way to work with having a coworker throwing insults at you everyday?
This is something that just doesnt have to stand in a normal work enviroment. If someone of your staff comes to…"
"HaHaHa, the squirrel visualization is hilarious. I have already had first a heart to heart and then the telling of enough. Still doesn't stop and I don't feel confident in my own social prowess to insult my coworker back. Yes, the insults…"
"Sounds a bit like a "stick up my ass" issue.
Who gives a fuck about demonstrating teenangers in one school? Half of the people demonstrating there are dudes who thought
"Hey Bro, lets go demonstrate about that…"
"You've already explained a lot of reasons why you shouldn't take it personally. Do you honestly care what this person thinks about you? Obviously I don't know the nature of the insults, but are they actually hurtful? or is it more the…"
"Two options come to mind.... Option 1, is when your manager threatens you with HR simply say fantastic let's go to HR and then you can explain to your HR and people above your manager why this nonsense is happening at work and why your manager…"