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Unread Aug 10th, 2010, 08:40 AM   #44 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ridley View Post
Oh come on guys, play nice. While I don't agree with him, I think it is understandable that he would be somewhat culture shocked. All the more reason to encourage him to be engaged here, not just laugh at him.
He went way beyond culture shock and straight through to self-righteousness. I'm ok with him saying it's unacceptable behavior in his culture, but he didn't stop there, he went on to make a massive assumption that I was irresponsible, potentially abusive, deceptive...did I forget anything? It is precisely that jump to conclusions and insistence that he is correct despite clear evidence to the contrary, that leads to cultural intolerance.
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