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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Taboos vary widely between different societies. What's taboo in one culture may be normal in another. SlideIn some societies, eating insects is taboo, while in others, it's a delicacy.
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Changing NormsPlay
What is considered a taboo can change over time within the same culture. SlideTattoos were once a taboo in many societies, but are now widely accepted.
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Implicit UnderstandingPlay
Taboos are often unspoken and assumed to be understood by members of a culture. SlideBringing up someone's weight in conversation is an unspoken taboo.