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Multiculturalism ...... Hope For The World?
If groups of people with different appearances, traditions, and ideologies can live together in a defined space in peace then there is hope for improved world relationships.
What is Multiculturalism?
Multiculturalism has a range of meanings within the contexts of sociology and of political philosophy. In sociology, ethnic pluralism or cultural pluralism in a society that coexists.
Multiculturalism as a political philosophy involves ideologies and policies regarding blending of ethnic and cultural groups often described as a "salad bowl” or cultural mosaic or in contrast an assimilated melting pot.
What is Melting Pot?
The melting pot was used to describe a heterogeneous society becoming more homogeneous assuming a common culture, values and internal system of governance and care. The thought was that natives and foreign groups with different cultural backgrounds would blend into the new homeland society. However, the potential to create disharmony within the previous culture is universally observed.
Who are Natives to a Homeland?
Natives or indigenous peoples are known as first peoples, aboriginal ethnic groups who are the original settlers of a given homeland. This, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently.
What is an ethnic group?
What does ethnicity mean?
An ethnic group, or ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, history, society, culture or nation.
Membership of an ethnic group tends to be defined by a shared cultural heritage, ancestry, oral myth, history, homeland, language or dialect and symbolic systems such as religion, mythology, rituals, cuisine, dressing style, art or physical appearance.
WHEN WE LEAVE HOMELAND, WE DO NOT LEAVE CULTURE OR ETHNICITY
AS CELEBRATED BY IMMIGRANT GROUPS IN AMERICA TO PRESERVE HOMELAND IDENTITY
The Good News
The Good News
Where else can we live next door to neighbors who embrace cultures from around the world? You have an opportunity to experience and celebrate their traditions and festivals here at home. Building bridges across our differences.
Where else comes the opportunity to interact with different races and ethnic groups and strive to promote equality based on citizenship and humanity? Testing these creeds is a a worthy social experiment that sometimes works.