Question: How important is it for individuals of a diverse culture to share cultural touchstones, such as reading the same book in school?
Many colleges and universities, and even some companies are requiring a “common reading” experiences of their community members. Are these shared touchstones helpful, or do they just create more work?
And can you spot the Serial shout-out?
Show Notes & Linkage
Griswold, W. (2013) Cultures and societies in a changing world (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Fall of the Roman Empire… in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12
Académie française (Wikipedia)
The psychology of prejudice: Ingroup love or outgroup hate?.
Individual and group decision making: Current issues. Florence, KY: Psychology Press
Audio Engineering & Editing by Jeremiah Puhek.