Cultural Essay

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  • Cultural And Cultural Reflection

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    Throughout my first semester at Carroll University, I have learned a great deal about diverse cultures and how they differ from my own. Until I started my journey at college, I never reflected on cultures and if they affected my everyday life. In my cultural seminar, Music of the Movies, our class focuses on how culture is portrayed in movies throughout time. We also completed distinct assignments that assisted in our understanding of culture; this included reading discussions and outside events. When

  • Cultural Integration And Cultural Assimilation

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    Cultural Assimilation is a procedure by which a person’s culture is transformed by another culture. Throughout the world, many cultures are being assimilated into the Western way of life. The cultures of ethnic groups in the United States and other countries are constantly influenced by the Western culture through movies, singers, clothing brands, food companies, and new technology inventions. Immigrants are expected to resemble the dominant culture in terms of norms, behavior and values. The three

  • Cultural Differences And Cultural Diversity

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    female. Those participants were drawn from various ethnicities that would include Asian, Black American, White Caucasian, and American Indian. According to Brunner (2005), he confirmed that “subjects of any studies that would relate to cultural differences and cultural diversity would include those people who belonged to their ethnic origins” (p. 28). Consequently, those participants were equally drawn from different countries in the world to participate in the study (p. 28). A majority of the respondents

  • Cultural Heritage And Cultural Culture

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    Cultural heritage is a testimony to reflect the distinctiveness of a place made by human (English Heritage, 2009; United Nations of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Centre [WHC], 2008). According to Macau Cultural Affairs Bureau (n.d.), Macau has a wealth of cultural heritage which illustrates the interchange between China and the West such as knowledge, religions, and social trends. Thus, Macau is listed as Historic Centre of Macau in the World Heritage List since

  • Cultural Aspects Of Cultural Appropriation

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    Daniela Ibarra AFAS 371 Section 103 Fall 2017 Essay 4 Cultural appropriation is the adaption of aspects of a (minority) culture for its aesthetics without understanding the meaning behind it. Assimilation is when these aspects from a culture are resembled from another group and are comprehended. Acculturation is a bit of both; it means adopting these aspects because of prolonged contact to the culture according to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary. Appropriation is negative because it triggers racism

  • Cultural Relativism

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    Cultural Relativism stems from the concept that numerous cultures possess individualistic and varying moral codes. In this paper, I will argue that cultural relativism is deemed as invalid. In respect to my argument, I will discuss its invalidity due to four varying concepts: non-excusable and excusable actions, morality of individuals, chaos, and the fact that not forming a judgement is still a judgement. The first point that reinforces the idea that cultural relativism is invalid pertains to the

  • Cultural Revolution

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    The Cultural Revolution was the greatest educational incident chronicled in the last hundred years and it took place from 1966 to 1976. Mao Zedong was the leader of the Cultural Revolution and he wanted to bring about the Cultural Revolution by setting goals to form a more affective bureaucracy. The Cultural Revolution was a time when Red Guards fought against a democratic society and the guards attacked an aspect called the "4 olds." The "4 olds" were old ideas, old culture, old customs, and old

  • Cultural Relativism

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    James Rachels essay titled The Challenge of Cultural Relativism is more of a critique over what philosophers call Cultural Relativism. A theory in which states that there is no real sense of morality and that it is one’s own culture that makes up their own morality. A lot of people tend to reason things in the way that Cultural Relativists might, by saying things such as “Oh, well it’s what that culture does. It’s okay that they’re doing that” however, sometimes people think the opposite “No, it

  • Cultural Mosaic

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    “Cultural Mosaic“ There are many different types of ethnicities throughout the world, all of which have their own system of living, praying, and joining with one another. We as humans refer to this as culture, culture sums up everything that we do as citizens or do differently as persons in one word. This word is used all over the globe to give people what they deserve, their own way of living. The United States of America is a very diverse place which is made up of many cultures or ways of living

  • Cultural Appropriation

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    aided by advancements in transportation and technology, cultural exchange has become a daily event that spans across continents in less than a second. A product of this exchange, however, has been increasingly on the receiving end of criticism during recent years. A specific term has been commonly adopted and used to summarize this wave of disapproval: Cultural appropriation. Seen by some as a sort of cultural, exploitive crime, I believe cultural appropriation to be just another part of the process