Task N°3, Concepts Related to Diversity

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1. "It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences"

2. "In a nutshell, it’s about empowering people by respecting and appreciating what makes them different, in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and national origin"

3. "Diversity includes everything that we are and that we are not"

4. "The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences"

5. "Navigating differences can be tough, whether in the classroom, the workplace, or our personal relationships—and yet people all over the world do it every day. It’s a prosocial skill, like empathy or forgiveness, that can be developed over a lifetime with intentionality, knowledge, and practice"

6. "The home itself is a manifestation of diversity because beyond being part of the same family, each person is different"

7. "Diversity is not just about our bodies. Where we are born in the world can make for a great deal of diversity too. There are differences in: - Languages - Religions - Beliefs - Food - Cultural traditions - Types of houses where we live - Schools - Jobs - Things to do in our spare time"

8. "By itself, diversity can mean many things. The definition itself is a form of diversity. Meanings range from a state or fact of being diverse or different, to a variety of opinions"

9. "Diversity is not a synonymous of difference, but encompasses differences and similarities."

10. "Diversity helps the human being to have more horizons, to nourish himself in a greater amount of experience, to become more human"

11. "Within the community environment, there are different types of diversity such as: cultural, sexual, biological, functional, ecological and finally linguistic."

12. "It is necessary to differentiate diversity to equality, but they work together"

13. "Diversity can boost the sustainable development of individuals, communities and countries."

14. "No two individuals are alike. Source of this diversity is the interaction between genetic differences and environmental differences,"

15. "The term diversity comes from the Latin "divertere" which means "deviate" and is related from the beginning with the word culture"

16. "Any human can present certain capacities in some dimensions and in some contexts, but at the same time, have fewer capacities in others"

17. "Biological diversity is a term that refers to the variety of living things that exist on Earth"

18. "Cultural conflicts do not arise because there are particularisms, they are not due to diversity, but to rejection of it."

19. "Cultures diversity is largely an ecological phenomenon; it consists in the diversity of ways of life, or in the different ways in which different cultures consider and use the natural resources that are available to them."

20. "Individual differences (e.g., personality, learning styles, thought and life experiences) and group/social differences (e.g., Aboriginal, race/ethnicity, class, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability as cultural, political, religious/spirituality, mental health status, language or other affiliations)."