Essay about Cultural Values And Cultural Diversity

1011 Words Oct 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
The first component of the definition of culture is adaptive behaviors, and how it contributes to cultural progress. Second component is the sharing of a group of people and it cannot be your own idea. Third component is reproducing over time that can be spread socially.
I understand more why some people are in certain cultural groups than others. In order to be in a group we have to have a sense of belonging such as similar beliefs, race, or gender. Cultural group is something that is a tradition, and has expanded over time. I want to embrace my cultural identity more, because it defines who I am, my heritage, and what makes me unique from others. One way that I do embrace my culture is going to family reunions to see all of my relatives who I never knew existed.
We know the world from our own cultural perspectives and experiences. It is what makes us unique in our own way. Multiculturalism is more than one culture that we believe in. Knowing more than one language and living in more than one cultural are examples of a multicultural individual. Matsumoto and Juang (2008) stated that individual members of immigrant groups often grow up with multicultural identities; the identity of their native culture is often one of long-standing tradition and heritage (p.360). As time change we seem to adopt new cultures.
Being included in the Black lives matters movement is an example of how I am a multicultural individual. I believe in equality and being treated the same as anyone…

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