The World According To ChrisGraham.com: Pay attention in school

Two terms I learned in school stick with me to this day.

Ethnocentrism. Mrs. Weekley made us learn that one in sociology class in 12th grade. The basic concept: Judging other cultures by the standards of your own.

Case in point: Today is the first day of Ramadan. Me, I don’t get it, not eating during the day, but it would be ethnocentric of me to say, Muslims are crazy to not eat during the day during Ramadan.

Link to the column on TheWorldAccordingToChrisGraham.com.


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