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Cultural Diversity – Why is it Important?

by Dewey Does DeweyDoes

Evaluating importance of multiculturalism

Culture can be considered as the framework around which people build their identity. It influences the perspectives they take, how they engage with the world, and the expectations they have. Cultural diversity has become crucial in today’s world as the chances of interaction between people coming from different cultural heritage are far greater now than they ever were.

Before someone takes the first step to learn about different cultures, it’s important to understand the key benefits of multiculturalism. Here’re two of them.

It makes the world a better place to live in

Today, each country has millions of people coming from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. If people fail to embrace the positivity of cultural diversity and overlook the importance of learning about other cultures, their belief and values, life would become difficult for everyone. On the contrary, when someone understands the importance of diversity, he or she becomes more open-minded toward people coming from different cultural backgrounds.

It develops richness in opinion

Sometimes, some problems cannot be solved only by the homogenous people. Different challenges need inputs from people coming from multi-racial groups. A diverse group of people can offer fresh ideas as well as perspectives to mitigate problems by bringing in different forms of knowledge, creativity, and skill sets.

Diversity isn’t only important for adults. Kids too should be learning about different cultures. That way, they’ll learn to respect people from other ethnicities and be open-minded toward them, which is a crucial part of their overall development.

Call to action:

Why do you think knowledge of cultural diversity is important for everyone? Drop your thoughts in the comments section below. To keep the conversation going, you can connect with me on Facebook
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References:

Molden, Kwame. “WHY CULTURAL DIVERSITY IS IMPORTANT TODAY.” SPGBK, February 10, 2016. 
https://www.springbreakwatches.com/blogs/dreamers/75931589-why-cultural-diversity-is-important-today

Dr. Shah Asim. “Cultural diversity: Why we should respect other cultures.” The Dallas Morning News Inc., Accessed March 19, 2019. 
https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2017/02/01/respecting-cultures-makes-american-american


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