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Kandice Rougier Dr. Czech FYE 1410 27 April 2017 Multicultural Manifesto Having a multicultural mindset can be difficult for a society when they are of a specific cultural group and which all they have known is. People feel as though most stereotypes are realistic, but by watching these movies you realize how diverse our society is. Not only through different cultures, but also within those different cultures. Having a multicultural mindset opens your eyes to the world in a different perspective, but when you lack a multicultural mindset you hinder yourself from the opportunity to see things from a different point of view. When you lack that mindset, your judgment is clouded. One lack of a multicultural mindset on a global level is immigration. This world lacks the knowledge or some cases does not want to accept the fact that we are diverse throughout many countries. Our society, our nation, our globe is in a constant motion. We travel near and far and are not always welcomed by other nations whether it be a difference in ethnicity or social class. In all actuality multiculturalism is the result of immigration. We acknowledge that we are all different, yet fail to comprehend that we have all, or our ancestors have come, from somewhere other than America. Coming to America and Rambo provide credible evidence about this this global lack of perception. Coming to America provides evidence as it talks about a young African man emigrating temporarily to find a spouse. Although he is of the same race as the
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individual he works for, he was still treated as an outsider. He was far more intelligent than the average “black” man and had a certain style that those men in New York did not agree with. People that he was just a poor black sheep herder from Africa. The assumed because of what they know from people of other countries that he was of no intelligence. Had the people in the movie had a multicultural mindset, they would’ve not judged him for what he said he was, but just accepted him and treat him as a person and not a servant. Rambo also provides evidence indirectly to immigration by its example of how the town did not want to accept a man just for the way he looked.
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