|The view from Deck 5 of the foyer|
It's important to note, however, that even with so many great people around it can be tempting to subconsciously place them in a different category than yourself. Sociologists refer to this as "othering," and people are known for mistaking this separation for cultural appreciation or diversity. It's especially tricky when the people from different countries are the ones serving your dinner or turning down your bed for the night. It's possible to get the idea that they are still beneath you while you relish being around so many who come from a different place of origin. It can easily become a tourist point rather than a learning opportunity to meet a fellow human being. Many guests are very respectful and treat the CMs with kindness, but it is an important thing to mention and keep in mind.