As you read in the course lectures, CULTURE IS…A set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated from one generation to the next.
Culture is used in every aspect of our lives
The meaning of culture is relative
Culture is an abstraction
Culture is learned NOT innate
Culture is a collective, shared experience
Culture manifests in products (explicit)
Culture creates meaning systems (implicit)
Culture is a mode of transmission
Culture is expressed in varying degrees
Culture has historical context
Culture is stable but not static
Culture is learned
Most, if not all, of our “identities” have an attached culture. (race, class, gender, fandom, religion etc.)
Think of a culture you are a part of -no matter how niche or specific- and explain how it functions using at least 3 of the 12 points above?