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Thursday, July 03, 2014

Cultures are complicated, and anyone attempting to explain or group them will struggle to avoid giving offense. Political scientists Ronald Inglehart of the University of Michigan and Christian Welzel of Luephana University in Germany put forth their best effort by analyzing data and plotting countries on a "culture map." Their system stems from the World Values Survey (WVS), the largest "non-commercial, cross-national, time series investigation of human beliefs and values ever executed," which dates to 1981 and includes nearly 400,000 respondents from 100 countries.

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I stumbled upon this chart, I won't claim it is 100% accurate but if you look at it and think about what is happening within the various cultures it does provide a better way of understanding why "those people" act as they do.

#1 | Posted by danni at 2014-07-03 12:32 PM | Reply | Flag:

Once again reminding me I should move to Sweden.

#2 | Posted by zeropointnrg at 2014-07-03 01:00 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

Haha Pakistan sucks.

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2014-07-03 04:37 PM | Reply | Flag:

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