Unformatted text preview: understand other cultures a little bit better. It bridged a “gap” interculturally if you will. I have only really ever been outside of America once, and that was to go to Afghanistan. Except there, I was in a situation where we kind of “pressed” our culture on them. Being fortunate enough to have such a diverse class in terms of ethnicity really helped me understand other cultures besides this one. I think that it is critical for this chapter to be early on in the textbook. It is a fundamental part of interpersonal communication, and since no two people are identical, you need to be other-oriented or culturally diverse to be able to effectively communicate with most people you will come across in your life. Here’s to hoping chapter 5 can be as influential and enjoying as this was!...
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