Reflection On Diversity

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Assignment 1: Reflection 1. For me, diversity is the state of our mind when we are able to identify that there are differences with other individual in cultural, race, ethnic, gender, social structure, values, and other characteristics that he or she feels different from others. From this perspective, we could see that every individual is unique. Although, we are different as a person that does not mean that we have to make a distance between us, rather than to embrace ourselves in understanding each other, help each other, and work together. In Indonesia, there is an official national motto Bhinneka Tunggal Ika or Unity in Diversity. The motto appears on the Indonesian national emblem Garuda Pancasila (Farisi, 2014). It means that even if we are of many kinds, we are still one in unity because Indonesia has more than 17.000 islands and more than 300 ethnic groups. This concept had been introduced to us since in elementary school. Therefore, I would recall that the first time I realized that there were differences in the elementary school when I met children from different ethnics. In that moment, my understanding about diversity was still shallow which only recognized diversity from ethnicity. The intensity of understanding diversity has improved as I went to undergraduate as I had more interactions…show more content…
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