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The onion

There seem to be layers to my problem. They are all about culture. They are all about who I am and how I perform the fact of my “I-am-ness” in a social context. Peter Berger writes, “Identities are socially bestowed. They must also be socially sustained and fairly steadily so. One cannot be human all … Continue reading

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La Frontera

Being in a new culture forces you to reconsider your home culture. Lately, I have had an insistent sense of loss and confusion. Who am I anyway? Or at the very least who was I before I became this, this whatever-it-is that I am? Culture shock is not really a problem with the new culture. … Continue reading