[Mageia-discuss] Cultural difference: "Let your yes be yes" <---> "It is rude to say no"
annew at kde.org
Fri Jul 13 12:21:19 CEST 2012
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On 13/07/12 08:08, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> Nowadays, even a local community is multicultural. Here, my
> brother kept using the phrase "spot the Aussie." That didn't mean
> Aboriginals, but white descendants of the British settlers. In
> London even, there doesn't seem to be an "English" face. If you
> can get on well with your neighbours, you are half-way there.
The problem is, perhaps, with the other half. If we get on well with
our neighbours there is a natural tendency to treat them exactly as we
expect to be treated, which may not equate to their expectations :-)
Interesting conversation. I know tht Marja was commenting precisely
on our interactions within the community and regarding work here, but
it's always good to hear about other communities.
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