“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” - Aristotle Diversity is one of our core values at the University of Maryland. In order to provide a stellar education and foster outstanding research, we embrace the intellectual, social and cultural differences that are integral to the fabric of our community. The strength of the University is realized through the contributions of every member of our campus. Describe the parts that add up to the sum of you.
Throughout the history of Mankind, we have adapted to changed, gain new knowledge and invent unique technology over time, and slowly progress into a new age. Having many different cultural can help bring in new and different idea since everybody think different, and sometime we can combine the idea to created better idea. Cultural diffusion has help mankind progress throughout time. Different knowledge is shared between one location to another, helping each develop. Paper that is known today was invented by the Chinese in the 1,000 AD, even though the Chinese tried to keep their technique hidden, it was eventually leaked out when a part of china got invaded by Spain during the 1,500’s. Eventually paper was used everywhere in europe. paper eventually progress to book and then came the printing press. The printing press help spread new idea and information for everyone, it also encourage people learning how to read.
I am from Vietnam; Vietnam has a very friendly environment since everybody seem to know each other; for example, my friend came to vietnam and wanted to find out where his new aunt house was, knowing nothing but her name, he set on his adventure. He came to the first person he met and asked the villager do you know where Ba Cung is? and the guy told him, 5km ahead, just keep walking and when you reach a big palm tree near a bridge, her house will be next to it. Coming from Vietnam, I learn that it’s very important to be friendly with everyone and whenever someone in the village need help,...
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