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Taylor Heineman 3/5/08 DCM The Transforming Vision In chapter one of The Transforming Vision the authors talk about worldviews and how they impact culture. We will not fully comprehend some cultures until we understand that specific culture’s worldview. Anthropologist Margaret Mead helped produce a film in 1959 that pointed out four different cultures and how they lived. The biggest contrast was between the Japanese and Canadian. The main difference in these cultures was how they cared for their babies. The Japanese culture holds the grandmother very high. She will take care of the baby most of the time and is seen to be very wise. In the Canadian culture everyone is raised to be independent. At night the baby is given her bottle then put in her crib, the mother turns out the light and shuts the door. The author states that when we look at different culture we see different parts of the puzzle but its not until we actually put the puzzle together that we see the worldview of a culture. Chapter two of
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