Lost in Translation

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For Westerners, it is common to claim that divergent cultures have an otherness. When Westerners first began their interactions with East Asian cultures, they needed to devise terms to understand the new cultures they were interacting with. Westerners use separate terms for East Asian thought and culture to highlight cultural difference, but as these…

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They/Them Pronouns | UX Researcher & Diversity Consultant | meike.info

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Mei Ke

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They/Them Pronouns | UX Researcher & Diversity Consultant | meike.info

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