We’re facing an era of political division. Between nations and even within them, the differences among people appear to be increasingly stark. We can see that cultural mindsets exist, but in an ever-changing world, it can be hard to define our relationship to them. Certainly, a culture affects the perspectives and behaviour of those who belong to it. That we know. But how do you take cultural difference into account while also addressing people as they are - individuals?

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