E pluribus unum.
Learn about another culture.
Sometimes it's easy to take for granted the Pluribus in our motto of E pluribus unum. The special sauce of this country is that it has a lot of special sauces! Our diversity of cultures, faiths, traditions, and ancestors can be one of America's great competitive advantages in the world—but only if we do something with it. One simple way to activate the full power of our diversity is to learn something about another way of life within your own neighborhood or city. Visit a cultural center, a house of worship, or a restaurant whose origins are unfamiliar to you. Listen, taste, learn. Ask questions. It can be a full-on field trip or just a slight diversion from your usual route home from work—just set an goal of experiencing more of what makes us different. After all, that's what brings us together.
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