The important point Peter was trying to convey in this weeks lecture is that Africa is a place where

The important point Peter was trying to convey in this weeks lecture is that Africa is a place where

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The important point Peter was trying to convey in this weeks lecture is that Africa is a place where culture works. There are many things that are wrong with Africa, but there is something that is right, and that is the ability to find oneself there. He stated that everything is broken there. If you want to see the world through a broken lens then Africa is the place to go. I have never been to Africa, but I have been to places that are similar. Well, no other country can compare to the poverty and conflict that is seen in Africa, however I believe that there are many Central American countries that suffer similar issues. The same issues which constitute economy, transportations and education. I have been to Guatemala and have seen the poverty and injustice that people suffer there. Sometimes I wonder the same thing Peter stated on lecture, how someone could still be alive in conditions that impede human survival. All I know is that people find the will
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Unformatted text preview: and the way to live. I went to a small town in Guatemala, of whose name I cannot remember but struck me with an awe to see how people worked all day to sustain themselves from not only farming but also selling things at the market. The amount of money they earn is really shocking knowing that they have to save up to even buy food that week. Yet, it is in these small towns that you find the most humble people and the people that can trace their culture for generations. Everyone in the town seems to know everyone else. Although you come to see things from an outsider perspective, it really illuminates how culture is part of people, how it can move the community to become close and bring about a living organ. Culture is living, something you do not thing about when you are living in the United States, when culture is something that is static, that does not change. We only thing popular culture changes....
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