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In these times of social crisis, there is also a place to share solutions and posts of acceptance and tolerance, this hive.
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  1. Rob Jones

    Rob Jones

    06/09/2017
    EFFORTS AFOOT TO "DESEGREGATE" AMERICA'S CHINATOWNS?
    What some refer to as "ethnic enclaves" that are predominantly non-European white are coming under increasing scrutiny. Some see the more successful "Chinatown" districts not as validations of American entrepreneurial spirit and economic success, but as being "in the way of lucrative new development" by non-Asians. Concepts of segregation vs. integration are somehow being overlayed onto more social concepts of "community" and "diversity" as the stakes are shifting to scarce commercial real estate for economic expansion. Eminent Domain is a tool of local government, among others, that enables a legalized taking of land that they want, and the ability to give it to whomever they wish, in the name of economic development. This article demonstrates that the thinking and practices evolving out of Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005) may bear serious implications for Chinatowns across the USA.

    https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6310921955235164160
    Rob Jones
    Rob Jones on LinkedIn: "EFFORTS AFOOT TO "DESEGREGATE" AMERICA'S…
    www.linkedin.com EFFORTS AFOOT TO "DESEGREGATE" AMERICA'S CHINATOWNS? What some refer to as "ethnic enclaves" that are predominantly non-European white are coming...
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  2. Rob Jones

    Rob Jones

    06/09/2017
    WHEN YOUR BOSS IS A NAZI -- NO, WE MEAN A REAL NAZI.

    The horrors of Charlottesville, VA are still fresh, not only the violence, but the political fallout, as well. Police estimated up to 6,000 people attended the gathering of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, alt-right activists and pro-Confederacy groups. In addition, counter-protesters flooded into the small town. The Monday morning after that fateful Saturday, August 12 protest rally, the majority of the demonstrators (and counter-demonstrators) went back to their jobs...but, do you wonder -- did any com back to work at your company?
    Rob Jones
    Employers: "I Can't Concentrate!"​
    www.linkedin.com James Damore, an unknown computer programmer, cloistered among co-workers in the cubical farm at Google, decided send out one short essay on...
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  3. ProducerIris Chen

    Iris Chen

    14/08/2017
    Taiwanfest  - The inevitable question: “Who am I?”-
    Taiwanfest - The inevitable question: “Who am I?”-Image credit@banai.shunz“You are the roads you’ve traveled, the books you’ve read, and the people you’ve loved.” We often go through life’s ups and downs, constantly asking ourselves this question: “Who am I?”As Canada celebrates its 150th...
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    Iris Chen
    17/08/2017 #5 Iris Chen
    #4 Thank you so much for sharing the article. I have passed it to Taiwanfest team.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    17/08/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Interesting information about Taiwan. I checked out this article http://www.cips-cepi.ca/2017/07/30/chinas-republican-flag-a-conundrum-for-canada-taiwan-relations/ which further emphasizes the point about Tawian being the orphan of Asia. The article shows me the trade value with Taiwan and Canada, but also Canada's predicament to assuage China and its insistence that Taiwan belongs to China.

    So i can see the identity issue as it triangulates between Canada, Taiwan and China is a real challenge and that identity will be tested increasingly because China's influence as an economic power and its intentions to "make China great again" means the issue of Taiwan will never be settled but only get even more tough. The cips article above shows the tight-rope Canadian diplomacy walks in the matter of Taiwan and that walk becomes even more difficult as China grows from strength to strength and brings its own global economic model to increase its dominance and power exponentially in the coming decades.
    Iris Chen
    14/08/2017 #3 Iris Chen
    A little background info about Taiwan's cultural diversity:

    "Most Taiwanese are at least bilingual if dialects count. There are two major dialects, Taiwanese and Hakka, and several aboriginal tongues. In addition, most young Taiwanese speaks English and/or Japanese to different degrees while many senior citizens over 70 years old speak fluent Japanese and mainland China dialects." - Fred Jame, https://medium.com/fireinfoxhole/are-we-monolingual-bf640cd84e07?source=linkShare-a33e466614b7-1502743792
    Iris Chen
    14/08/2017 #2 Iris Chen
    #1 Thank you so much!
    Sara Jacobovici
    14/08/2017 #1 Sara Jacobovici
    Well written @Iris Chen. You communicate an important message. Thank you for sharing.
  4. ProducerJavier 🐝 beBee
    Some "beBee places"
    Some "beBee places"beBee is diversity.  An organization’s success and competitiveness depends upon its ability to embrace diversity and realize the benefits. I will be adding more and more places to this article whenever my team is sending me their place of...
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    Debesh Choudhury
    18/07/2017 #51 Debesh Choudhury
    Nice efforts @Javier 🐝 beBee featuring places .. I am from Calcutta (Kolkata), India .. We will see more and more people from Kolkata landing to beBee in the future
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    11/07/2017 #50 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Bravo! What a wonderful post. So much beauty to behold in different parts of the world. Thank you for sharing, @Javier 🐝 beBee.
    David 🐝 Martín Alonso
    11/07/2017 #47 David 🐝 Martín Alonso
    #2 PLEASE DO IT,
    Conceição de Maria Carvalho Arbués
    11/07/2017 #46 Conceição de Maria Carvalho Arbués
    Maravilha!
    Muita coisa linda!
    Jersey City
    Cuba - La Habana
    Finland - Helsinki
    Spain - Castilla-La Mancha
    Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    08/07/2017 #45 Susan 🐝 Rooks, the Grammar Goddess
    @Javier 🐝 beBee, what a stunning post! The photos are wonderful, and I sure hope I get to visit some of the cities shown someday. I was born in Boston, Mass., and would love to see it featured . . . ?
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    08/07/2017 #44 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    A heart-pounding and beautiful world tour. Thank you, Javier.
    Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    07/07/2017 #43 Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    Great buzz @Javier 🐝 beBee, some beautiful photos too. Did you know my Bride was born in Madrid? She was baptized at Basílica de Nuestro Padre Jesús de Medinaceli :-). We plan to make a trip back there to visit and I will be sure to look you up!
    Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa
    07/07/2017 #42 Anonymous
    #33 LOL @Javier 🐝 beBee last name came with Hubby--and I love it! ...BUT..I speak more Spanish than he does! My dad was in the Air Force and traveled a lot of course--before settling down in the Rocky Mtns..he said that Spain was one of the most beautiful and best experiences...
    Vincent  🐝 Manlapaz
    07/07/2017 #41 Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz
    I'm living in the other part of the world and the beauty of this photo transcends beyond imagination. I'm hoping that I can visit Spain and explore the world outside of the Philippines. Thanks for sharing @Javier 🐝 beBee View more
    I'm living in the other part of the world and the beauty of this photo transcends beyond imagination. I'm hoping that I can visit Spain and explore the world outside of the Philippines. Thanks for sharing @Javier 🐝 beBee. This is a great treasure worth experiencing and sharing. Close
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    07/07/2017 #40 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    What richness of diversity! I like the idea for the post, Javier. This beautifully crafted buzz is definitely worth sharing. :-)
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    07/07/2017 #39 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #35 and the partys, do you remember?
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    07/07/2017 #38 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #37 Thanks @Simone Luise Hardt you have a great day too. I should have said "head bee's" and all the bees in Spain!!! ;-)
    Simone Luise Hardt
    07/07/2017 #37 Simone Luise Hardt
    #35 lol Lisa :) the "head bee" hahahhahaha you too have a lovely day/evening today :)
    Simone Luise Hardt
    07/07/2017 #36 Simone Luise Hardt
    what a lovely article Javier :) and great idea ;) very creative !
    My place of birth is Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
    Have a lovely day/evening today :)
    Regards Simone :) campaign@work(c)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    07/07/2017 #35 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #32 Spain is on my bucket list too. I would love to visit the beautiful country and meet the Head Bee's!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    07/07/2017 #34 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    What a buzz full of exciting info and beautiful photos! I laughed when you wrote about Matt swimming to NJ @Javier 🐝 beBee. If he does, we need a live buzz LOL!! This is awesome!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    07/07/2017 #33 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #32 @Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa you have a 100% spanish last name ( from the Basque Country) :-)
    Gloria 🐝 🐾 💫 ☕ (Glo) Ochoa
    07/07/2017 #32 Anonymous
    My dad used to talk about Spain...it's on my bucket list for sure and even more so... #ColoradoBeBee ;)
  5. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    The Heart Of The Universe.
    The Heart Of The Universe. The heart was beating. Mysteriously. Divine rhythm. Something was going to happen. The air changed. The trees felt it. The clouds were ready. The stars danced. The moon smiled. The screenplay, written by the universe itself, was moving. Like a paper...
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    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    25/05/2017 #16 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #14 awe, that is so kind to say, writing with love, is what I love and when it comes across and touches other hearts too, I feel fulfilled, grateful and blessed @Fran 🐝 Brizzolis
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    25/05/2017 #15 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #13 I so enjoy it @Darko Lugonja thank you
    Fran 🐝 Brizzolis
    25/05/2017 #14 Fran 🐝 Brizzolis
    You always get to reach my heart with your texts. Thank you so much @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    25/05/2017 #6 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #3 thank you so much @Sara Jacobovici love your comments and glad you were swept along the words
    Savvy Raj
    25/05/2017 #5 Savvy Raj
    Lovely post by @ Liesbeth
    Sara Jacobovici
    25/05/2017 #4 Sara Jacobovici
    Once I started to read @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.'s story, I found myself swept along with the words all the way to the end.
    Sara Jacobovici
    25/05/2017 #3 Sara Jacobovici
    Bravo @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.! A perfectly woven piece of a beautifull fabric of life. I understand why you added the quote but I think your words stand on their own.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    25/05/2017 #2 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #1 and you are such an adorable lady @Joanne Gardocki thank you!
    Joanne Gardocki
    25/05/2017 #1 Joanne Gardocki
    I do so love your writing, @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.. You write from the open heart and touch the soul.
  6. ProducerDeborah Levine

    Deborah Levine

    18/04/2017
    Diversity Report Podcast with The Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski:  Interfaith Pioneer
    Diversity Report Podcast with The Rev. Dr. John T. Pawlikowski: Interfaith PioneerJohn T. Pawlikowski, a priest of the Servite Order, is Professor of Social Ethics and Director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies Program at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He served for six years as President of the International Council of...
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  7. Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    Interesting coming from McKinsey. Why Diversity Matters. I guess that is why they never even acknowledged my applications when I applied a while back.
    Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company
    www.mckinsey.com New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better...
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  8. Cathy Kwanten

    Cathy Kwanten

    08/02/2017
    My recent TEDTalk :
    “When life”s hardships become an accelerator for growth and a devotion to make a change.” (Cathy K.)
    What if your mind and body were disrupted...
    Cathy was born a boy. However, she slowly became aware that she simply didn’t feel right in her own body. People change lots of things, they dye their hair, build up muscles, enlarge their breasts, change their jobs, move from country to country, change their partners but changing your gender is still considered a huge taboo. After 20 years of feeling lost in her body, Cathy went through her own personal disruption and became a woman and a person she always had been on the inside.

    After a career in marketing & events and pro-make-up artistry, Cathy is ready to turn the table around and make a statement, following her mission based on the talents encrypted in her blueprint. Started off by writing a blog as one of the ambassadors for Boomcast she says that “ We can only find acceptance if we give one to ourselves!”
    What if your mind and body were disrupted? | Cathy Kwanten | TEDxKlagenfurt
    What if your mind and body were disrupted? | Cathy Kwanten | TEDxKlagenfurt Cathy was born a boy. However, she slowly became aware that she simply didn’t feel right in her own body. People change lots of things, they dye their hair,...
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    Cathy Kwanten
    04/03/2017 #3 Cathy Kwanten
    Yes indeed it is @@Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez 😊
    @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    04/03/2017 #2 @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    Power is only yours, true @Cathy Kwanten
    Cathy Kwanten
    03/03/2017 #1 Cathy Kwanten
    Thank You for sharing Javier! 🙏🏼
  9. Jim Taggart

    Jim Taggart

    30/01/2017
    A lot has happened since I first posted this on Dec. 4th. And now with the slayings of Muslims at a mosque in Ste. Foy, Quebec, Canadians are reeling in horror. Just listened to a special two-hour national phone-in on CBC Radio on the attack on the mosque.
    Jim Taggart
    Giving Permission to Canada’s Racists
    changingwinds.wordpress.com Canada, a country of some 36 million people, stretched mostly in a ribbon along the country’s southern border, despite its geography of 10 million square kilometres. A nation founded on...
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  10. Coni Muxi

    Coni Muxi

    10/01/2017
    Consuelo es ama de casa, Jenar es locutor de radio y Raquel trabaja en Acción Social TMB. Los tres son invidentes y nos hablarán de "Relación a Ciegas" en nuestro próximo programa. ¡Conócelos en #CRelaciones! Coni Muxi
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  11. ProducerGavin Barrett

    Gavin Barrett

    07/01/2017
    A Taxonomy of the Multicultural Cliché
    A Taxonomy of the Multicultural ClichéThis fascinating read in the Washington Post exposes the expectations the mainstream has of the multicultural and, equally, multicultural expectations of the mainstream when it comes to what a cultural brand should be named.Emperors and Empresses...
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    07/01/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Gavin Barrett thanks for sharing it ! Welcome to the hive !
  12. ProducerGavin Barrett

    Gavin Barrett

    07/01/2017
    2016. The worst of times. The best of times.
    2016. The worst of times. The best of times.The worst of times?On one level 2016 was a shocker. Rarely has so much prejudice, ignorance, misogyny, homophobia, bigotry and straight up xenophobia been displayed so proudly or delivered in such toxic concentrations. Rarely have so many good...
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  13. ProducerDean Da Costa

    Dean Da Costa

    06/01/2017
    Diversity Sourcing Part 2
    Diversity Sourcing Part 2We already looked at Women so now let's focus on Hispanic. Remember Diversity sourcing is a very special skill. You need to have knowledge of were to search or as I have said in my " Top Ten Rules for Successful Internet Sourcers " post, you need...
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    David B. Grinberg
    07/01/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    Love this series, Dean. I thought you may enjoy a blog post I wrote here in June 2016 titled, "Why Workforce Diversity is Simply Good Business." I would appreciate your thoughts at your convenience, if and when possible.Thanks and keep buzzing!
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/why-workforce-diversity-is-simply-good-business View more
    Love this series, Dean. I thought you may enjoy a blog post I wrote here in June 2016 titled, "Why Workforce Diversity is Simply Good Business." I would appreciate your thoughts at your convenience, if and when possible.Thanks and keep buzzing!
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/why-workforce-diversity-is-simply-good-business
    Also, at the risk of being controversial, I would note that diversity includes white people too, as race is supposed to be "color blind" under the law (at least in USA -- emphasize "supposed to be"). Why? Because the demographics of the USA are rapidly changing with the combined number of minority groups outnumbering whites in nearly all big cities, the so-called "minority-majority." Moreover, as traditional diverse populations increase in number, whites continue to stagnate and decline -- especially white men. Just saying, it's a new world out there, or soon will be. Close
  14. ProducerJim Taggart

    Jim Taggart

    04/12/2016
    Giving Permission to Canada’s Racists
    Giving Permission to Canada’s RacistsCanada, a country of some 36 million people, stretched mostly in a ribbon along the country’s southern border, despite its geography of 10 million square kilometres. A nation founded on immigrants, initially mostly from Europe and the United...
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    Jim Taggart
    05/12/2016 #4 Jim Taggart
    #1 Thank you Jose. It is not an uplifting topic, and one that I find both very sad and frustrating. We are VERY far from living in what some media commentators have called a post-racial world.
    Jim Taggart
    05/12/2016 #3 Jim Taggart
    #2 Very true, Harvey. And the only thing saving the human race from its own self-destruction is its innate ability to innovate when placed under extreme pressure. This is off topic, so forgive me, but it will be fascinating to see how future generations react to rising sea levels, provoking massive migrations of people around the world. But that's for another post.
    Harvey Lloyd
    05/12/2016 #2 Harvey Lloyd
    When we expect democracy in government to enforce humanity then we are doomed. Our world is what we as humans make it.
    José Ramón 🐝 López
    05/12/2016 #1 José Ramón 🐝 López
    Great post.

    Hate is not welcome in ANY country.

    :(
  15. ProducerMartin Tolovski

    Martin Tolovski

    09/11/2016
                                               How Diversity affects the Work Environment
    How Diversity affects the Work EnvironmentDiversity can make or break a team. But in today’s business world, a team diversity may bring huge benefits to the work environment. That is if different kind of people (sex, educational background, age, culture, and character) are hired in a...
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    Martin Tolovski
    10/11/2016 #3 Martin Tolovski
    #1 To be inclusive is the point Brian. Nobody's perfect.
    Brian McKenzie
    10/11/2016 #1 Brian McKenzie
    Ah Diversity is great - too bad I am white, male, middle-aged, straight, able-bodied, non felon with no celebratory protected class quota markers in my favor. P.S. - still waiting for my 'White Privelege' bus to arrive. In the mean time, I guess I will have to continue to improve my skills, education and performance.
  16. ProducerLaurie Carson

    Laurie Carson

    29/07/2016
    Why Creativity Training Should be a Part of Any Diversity and Inclusion Program
    Why Creativity Training Should be a Part of Any Diversity and Inclusion ProgramIt's a jungle out there!  As I have witnessed in just putting together an innovation management short course to train people basically in creativity.  Interestingly, top executives state creativity as the #1 skill needed to navigate the rapidly...
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    Anandhi Krishnan
    30/07/2016 #1 Anandhi Krishnan
    I feel creativity in different and varying proportions has always been there in people. They just need to be shown how to bring it out for a purpose or to hone it up or to be able to apply it from time to time.
  17. Cathy Kwanten

    Cathy Kwanten

    15/06/2016
    So here's the thing... After living with a big story partly in the shadows, I've decided to write my biography. Not only did I do this for myself, but hoping to be a support for others in the world who are feeling lost, forgetting of the importance of self-love and acceptance. But also with a clear message that all people are equal, no matter their gender, sizes, color, religion. One day I hope to see that change in the world that everyone will be accepted for the unique soul they are... I want to give a Big THANK YOU, to the Boomcast-team for going on this journey with me and especially at the wonderful @Milly Toovey for the support and inspiration she offered me to push through! You can read it on Boomcast through the linke below! #equalitymeanseveryone
    Cathy Kwanten
    CATHY
    www.boomcastapp.com THE BRAVEST WOMAN WE...
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  18. ProducerCompete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    I may or may not be male...
    I may or may not be male...(As written: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/i-may-male-camille-fitzgerald?trk=prof-post )There are anti-discrimination laws set up to assure we all have the same rights and opportunities https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/ so I should be allowed the...
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    Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    09/06/2016 #6 Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    We do need to help educate the younger generation because bullying in schools is still a huge problem. I couldn't imagine having to go through grade school as LGBT my heart goes out to those that do and have endured it.
    Cyndi wilkins
    09/06/2016 #5 Cyndi wilkins
    The key component here is education...Perhaps it is lost on the "elder generation" as they have been brought up under a different set of social standards...But we really need to focus the attention on our youth as they are tomorrows leaders...Let us teach them to think and not to judge.
    Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    08/06/2016 #4 Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    #1 #2 I agree with both of you!
    Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    08/06/2016 #3 Compete Magazine LGBT Sports Diversity
    #1 Re:
    Very interesting article Catalina. I think it is wrong to categorize people according to their body ... what defines a person 's mind. The mind is the biggest difference between the sexes.
    Cathy Kwanten
    08/06/2016 #2 Cathy Kwanten
    Clear and strong message ... Why do people have to label and discriminate??? I really fail to understand.
    A good set of talents/skills and a wonderful personality can't be judged based by outer appearances.
    Tall/short, size 0 or plus size, skin color, gender ... shouldn't matter!
    Marcel Arvizu
    08/06/2016 #1 Marcel Arvizu
    Muy interesante articulo Catalina. Creo que es incorrecto categorizar a la gente de acuerdo a su cuerpo...lo que define a una persona es la mente. La mente es la mas grande diferencia entre los sexos.