Currently we are doing some training for living and working in a cross-cultural setting. The training is in Thailand because it is much cheaper than in America (and the weather is definitely a perk).
The training isn’t specifically about ‘respect’ but it is the idea that keeps popping out at me and what I keep thinking about.
Respect is something I have always valued but I haven’t seen how much my ideas about life weren’t in line with this value.
I think it is easy to loose respect for others when they are different from me.
I have been processing and thinking about how my culture, my country and my religion often seem to be disrespectful of others. Read the rest of this entry →