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resisted they beat her with their clubs. Her ‗doek‘
(headscarf) fell off her head—they beat her some more.
They threw her in the back of the police van and
speedily drove away. For a few moments I was frozen
by the horrific sight...
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husband supports what I’m doing because he wants to see it happen.” In speaking to her about her openness, she described the empowerment she felt by letting her voice be heard and not passively allowing others to concoct...
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This discussion presents human communication, locally and globally, in relation to theory and experience.
Thus questions arise such as, why does violence and conflict reign in society when social media allows
P R E S I D E N T
As I look back over the twenty-six years I have been privileged to be associated with the Branch
College, I have a flood of memories of what sometimes seemed slow but in perspective was sure and
inevitable development from a high...
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The central point of human communications in all cultures is found in an ancient African
philosophy called Ubuntu. Ubuntu exhibits, throughout this paper, to promote humanism on a national
and global scale. According to...
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sadness as the realization of the horrible, ugliness of this behavior toward others by neighbors and family.
One time, a certain beating was possible because bread removed from the kitchen was given to an old,
hungry black beggar, and...
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Globally, man only begins to see his folly, as he restlessly looks around him for a deep need of
self-identity. Thus, as technology increases and speedily looms ahead, self-identity wavers and will
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Hendriks does not stop at this point but delves into the roots of the problem. He explains "Where
have all the fish gone?" (Swanson, 2009.) The fishing village developed around the harbor because of its
fishing potential, allowing the...
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home have the privilege of greeting a delightsome little boy with a peaceful countenance, and a sweet
Another example of damaged Ubuntu is Danet who was eight years old, and brought to CWMF
after her sickly grandmother tried to...
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Ubuntu a hope for all human cultures induces cultural knowledge, and understanding from deep
within. Ubuntu allows for reflexivity and reciprocity through communication with awareness of humility
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our emotional world that is deadened. The world of our creative imagination and intelligence is
also impoverished (Sherrard, 1986).
We must realize by now that our so-called deceptive inventions constructed and manufactured to
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Intercultural Communication of Humanism, Culture, and Values
―The purpose of study is nothing but humanity. Humanity is the virtue by which Heaven
participates in us‖ (Cui Shu, 1994).
Dr. Jőrn Rüsen (2009) is president...
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man behind, and hence, they require new laws. These basic laws of reason and morality, ―define(s) the
humanity of humans‖ (Rüsen, 2009). He further argues that the development of culture by humans is
contrary to the natural man....
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A Gift from Africa
We believe, in the long run, the special contribution to the world by Africa, will be in the field of
human relations. The great powers of the world may have done wonders in giving the world an...
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contemplate the concepts of Ubuntu as a solution. Nelson Mandela's release from prison, after more than
twenty-seven years, could have provoked substantial harm to the nation, but it did not because he applied
Ubuntu. This profound...
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Two considerations are necessary to re-instate the ‗non-human‘ back into the community. The
first option for the transgressor is by group prayer, ―ritual cleansing, and judicial action‖ (to pay a fine).
The second option is no...
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None-the-less the above condition of Ubuntu questions whether Ubuntu philosophy can be
incorporated in global human rights in the urbanized or non-village environment. So in a nutshell,
Binsbergen developed a better description of the...
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HAWAIIAN - OHANA
The word in Hawaiian culture means family whether extended, blood-related, adopted or intentional and
emphasizes family is united and each individual must be cooperative and considerate. The word is
derived from 'oha'...