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A Good Laugh: Cultural Differences

There are obvious, clearly visible ways in which cultures differ from one another. They have different language, architecture, food, customs and behaviours. At this level, cultural differences are easy to recognise and relatively easy to negotiate and assimilate. But there are deeper levels in which cultures are different – different values and morality, and different assumptions about key areas of human activity such as orientations to time and society.

These deeper differences are harder to get hold of. Continue reading