. So one can see why, with a nearly limitless volume and assortment of cultures we are exposed to and interact with on a daily basis, it is crucial for our adolescents and young adults to be equipped with the necessary proficiencies to successfully communicate across cultural lines and, as are so often encountered, cultural divides. I just don’t see how one can expect to harness their true potential when they are incapable, or unwilling to interact outside of their cultural norms. In this modern society, that is essentially existing with one’s head buried in the sand. And that just doesn’t sound like all that fun of a way to live. Thank you for the time, and I’m sorry for the long-winded diatribe.