Are we limited in knowledge, in imagination, and in understanding by the culture we grow up in? In other words, are we ethnocentric, and if so is it a bad thing? To answer that, one must understand what ethnocentrism is. According to Macionis (2004), ethnocentrism is “the practice of judging another culture by the standards of one’s own culture”. We are not born with culture; culture is a socially learned behavior, or set of values that a given groups holds as a norm and are considered to be true and right.
They believed that the culture of foreigners was more important than the existing Filipino culture. This caused Filipinos to be discomfited to be Filipino. The traditional nation state reenables itself and initially creates new forms of modern social consciousness after being barged in on my the American Colonization. In the Filipino society, family connections are essential. In the philippines, marriage is hardly ever authorized for member with the same family ties.
From the early 20th century to the mid 20th century, Filipinos began migrating to the United States in the hopes of creating an adequate and stable future for themselves. However, the biggest barrier was attempting to join the mainstream of the American economy, as well as being ethnically and culturally accepted by the white Americans. Overtime, the Filipinos did manage to gradually become a part of the American culture and society, but the process of this took a lot of time and adjustments to the way people perceive other people. Ultimately, the Filipinos had to overcome three difficult obstacles in order for them to reach the dream that many of them had and that dream was: migrating to America, finding a job and working in America to survive,
Cultural Relativism Universalist argue that the thing which is hindering human rights universality is cultural relativism. Cultural relativism means that human moral values differ from one society to another base on diverse cultural perspectives. Individual actions and their moral values derive from their own culture. Therefore, morally right is culturally context-dependent and people behave according to their own culture (Ayton-Shenker 1995, p.2 and Anjum 2013, p. 169). This mean that cultural relativism does not allow one culture to influence the beliefs and customs of others (Wright 2014, p.5).
It was good that the United States was freeing a country from an immoral government, but there are better ways to solve the controversy of what to do with the new annexation. There were several policies in place at the time, some which were put into place before the war, some during the war, and some after. The ratification of the annexation process was long and difficult. There were debates as to how to treat the Filipino people. One suggestion was to treat the Filipinos as dependents, and not citizens, like the Native Americans came to be treated.
Still, great things came from this occupation, not only for the United States, but for the Filipinos as well. Imperialism is a case by case study. Not all imperialism is good, and yet, not all imperialism is bad. The occupation of Manila is an example of good and beneficial imperialism. The occupation was quickly marked as unsuccessful when you consider the insurrection of a group of Filipino nationals who wanted the American soldiers to leave.
Although Malay dominates the neighboring ASEAN countries, it is yet to be recognized in other places. Thus as people rely on foreign languages when going overseas, it opens up an opportunity for them to be bilingual. Learning another language however can cause a problem acknowledged by Wallace Lambert as "subtractive bilingualism". Lambert (1975, 1977, 1981) expressed that while people are achieving a new verbal skill, consequently they failed to maintain their native language and hence the idea of bilingualism is inc... ... middle of paper ... ... having to prioritise entertainment over greenery. Renowned activist, Beard (1930) describes travel as “more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living”.
Foreign investment has been pressing indigenous entrepreneurs, do not put labor in its place and only a few contribute in new technologies and capital. But it must also be recognized that until now, Indonesia is still requires the existence of a transfer of technology and the transfer of skills that can only be achieved through foreign investment inflows into Indonesia. By allowing the entry of foreign capital into Indonesia, besides being complementary of domestic factors of production, foreign investment should be directed according to the areas that have been prioritized by ... ... middle of paper ... ...3 billion. So, foreign investment actually has become pros and cons in Indonesia. Because a lot of problems caused by foreign investment in Indonesia.
Moreover, multiple types of government were experienced by the Philippines. Some of these greatly affect our current government and political sphere. The smallest government unit is still the barangay, however, the monarchy type of government in which the place of the datu is passed by inheritance. On another hand, a lot of culture tradition were embedded by the Spanish but rather than that they influence us in creating provinces and cities in which led by government officials. Judiciary also one of the effects of the Spanish regime.
Coloniaztion was not a philanthropic enterprice, it was some thing which didn’t carry any human value, it decivilized the colonizer,to be brutal and awakend in him the buried instincts. The major spaces where the colonialism affected was, culture , the notion of Nation and Identity of individuals.In order to understand these concepts deeper, we should first of all understand the relationship between these three factore, how they contribute to each other in the formation of the excat meaning of theor words. Identity is something which is construted based on the the relationship between the Self and The Other. So the formation of Identity of a self always needs an Other. So if the Other has to be present there must be a community of men and women who can have this relationship between each other.