The World According To 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.

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