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ICC Myth and Reality
A great example to illustrate the difference between what people believe and the actual reality (in connection with cultural understanding, attitudes, and beliefs) appeared in today's New York Times editorial. According to a poll cited, most Americans believe that 24 percent of the US budget goes to aid poor countries. The actual figure? According to the New York Times, it's less than one quarter of one percent.