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Interpreting the Stoic Stares: Notes on Living in a Passive Culture

The principal at my school cut me off before I could ask him if we would see the body. “What do you do in America when someone dies?” He asked in his usual, amiable tone. I thought a moment. Maybe I didn’t want to know. “We usually bring the family food, not money.” I replied…… Continue reading Interpreting the Stoic Stares: Notes on Living in a Passive Culture