Culture Is Defined As The Beliefs, Customs, And Arts

1029 Words May 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Merriam-Webster states “culture is defined: as the beliefs, customs, and arts, of a particular society, group, place, or time.” People think of culture as they think of a specific person(s) or a region but with a little studying of culture they would understand what it really is. The first thing we have to understand is that culture is taught, or learned over time. Culture is not something you were born with or receive from your parents. People learn the different cultures through life experiences, family, and friends. We as humans all require food, water, sleep and education on important cultural characteristics in order to learn different culture. Everywhere in the world is different and people come from all different parts of the world because culture is shared. We learn from others and how people have live throughout the world. The next characteristic would be symbols, symbols can be anything from money, art, and language. In parts of the world language to a specific region is important to their culture. Culture is engraved into our brains at a young age. A country like the United States, foreigners arrive into a new culture and learn to adapt in many ways the same as we would have to while in another country. The last characteristic would be dynamic, this means things change over time. People always have changed over time and areas change as society grows and advancement in technology arises. There is actually remote islands where there are…
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