Culture refers to the collective beliefs, customs, practices, and social behavior that define a group of people or a society. It serves as a shared framework for understanding the world and interacting within it, encompassing everything from language, religion, and cuisine to art, music, and social norms. Culture is both inherited and created, passed down through generations as traditions, while also being subject to change and evolution as societies adapt to new circumstances or influences. It plays a crucial role in shaping individual identities and communal bonds, providing a sense of belonging and a set of guiding principles. Culture is not monolithic; it can vary widely even within the same geographic region or among people who speak the same language. The concept also extends to organizational and corporate environments, where a specific culture can dictate the values, behaviors, and operational dynamics of a group. As globalization and digital communication continue to bring disparate cultures into closer contact, the study and appreciation of cultural differences have become increasingly important.
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Published: Feb. 11, 2014, 7:18 p.m.
Identity is complex. The postmodern view sees each person as containing a myriad of identities that are changeable, constructed, and expressed through social and cultural interactions. This perspective aligns … Read More
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