"I realize that it's a two-way street. The global brands are probably what's most noticeable but there are other things, too: chinese restaurants, cheap mobile phone accessories being old by Indians, donair / kebab / shawarma shops run by…"
"To me history is about the people. Facts, dates, and events are nice, but tell me about the people. Men like John Adams, Joseph Smith Jr., and other great men are why I study history. To find that even ordinary men can rise to greatness inspires me…"
"A chorus we had in church seemed to help me resolve the conflict I feel between needing to be confident (masculine challenge) and to be humble. It was a line about casting our crowns at His feet. We have 'em -- we have confidence…"
"Hm. I'm not sure those girls really lived in our consumerist world, at the heart, or that their soccer-loving brothers do. After all, eating at Mickey D's doesn't form the core of my identity.
Globalization is real,…"
"Hate to break it to you but what you fear is slowly but surely happening.
I've been all over the world and the only countries I've been to that didn't have a McDonald's are Cuba and Palestine. But Palestine had a…"
"If you have a 'this is not us' group then you have a place to visit and experience different cultures and food. I would hate, absolutely hate, if it was all 'us' all the time because I would get tired of the same type of…"