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  1. Twain and Science Agree: Broader Horizons Make Broader Minds

    Mark Twain wrote that “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need to sorely on these accounts.” Psychologists from Northwestern University agree. “We found that breadth but not depth of foreign experiences increases generalized trust,” says researcher Jiyin Cao. “In other words, the more countries one travels, the more trusting one is.” Perhaps for Christmas, you should try giving your xenophobic uncle a world tour.

    Source: The Raw Story

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