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Bridenapping is Rape (and Rape is Bad)

The other day I was talking about movies with a Georgian friend. “Have you ever seen The Pianist?” she asked. “I don’t think so… what’s it about?” “It’s by Roman Polanski,” she said. “The rapist?” I asked. “Oh, you Americans. … Continue reading

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Intercultural Communication Hiccups

One of the most common complaints that Westerners have about Georgia is that the Georgian men treat Georgian women like servants and Georgian women treat Georgian men like kings. I understand that from a cultural perspective, Georgian society is ordered … Continue reading

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