When you live in a heavily westernized society, the eastern world seems like an enigma. In America, history books bleed with red, white and blue. The average student can most likely recall America's involvement in WWI and WWII, but probably isn't aware of the relevant implications it inflicted within many other nations.
I, myself, am the average student. The world is so vast, and we can only be taught so much. I rely heavily on my interactions with others to become more aware of the many groups and conflicts that define our world. [Read more…]