One of the areas I look to is the cultural. If I focus on the government, I can literally tear my hair out. In a sense, if you have such despair politically and economically, you expect people to be going around with long, dour expressions. How come when you go there, there is such vitality and people are laughing? It's at that point that you begin to look at what keeps people going: the social values, the connectedness. Even though things are bad, they are able to establish these networks of kinship, of friendship that allow them to look after others. Those are things that are relevant for all people regardless of cultural specificities.

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