The Importance Of Our Culture

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What is Our Culture?
According to Brazilian lyricist and novelist Paulo Coelho “Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbor is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions” (Brainy Quote). I believe that the statement that Paulo Coelho made is very true and has very deep meaning. While some to think of culture as what they do every day, I would consider my culture to be defined as family, work and food. In the first part of my triptych, I have a silhouette of a family. That is because family is an important aspect for most people.
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The lack of people applying themselves contributes to what our culture is. This may make it look as if our culture is not hard working, or caring, it makes us seem worthless to other cultures. This is why it is important to make our culture more than what others have made it for us. We have control of our culture, we need to make the most of it.
In the final part of my triptych, I have chosen a picture with all kinds of food. Food is a big part of the daily life. I would have to say that it is one of the biggest influences on my culture. Food is not just a way to stay alive in my culture it is much more, it brings family together, it is so big it basically has become a sport in my culture. Pizza, hamburgers, and cheese dip. Our culture is multiple cultures not just
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I would go into my kitchen where I would see my father slaving over the stove. “Good morning sunshine, get yourself some cheese dip. Burgers will be done in a few” said my father. This shows me how important it is in my culture that I continue the tradition of cooking for my family. After my father’s death I have stepped up my game in the kitchen. Now I can make foods I never knew existed. Food is more than one culture it is multiple cultures. In my culture we do not stick to one food or one type of food we take multiple food from many different cultures and make them our own. All in all culture is just what we make it and how we live day to day. Culture is not something that we just imagine up, but how we live our lives to the fullest. Whatever culture, it is a reflection of our parents and how we interpret society. While some to think of culture as what they do every day, I would consider culture to be defined as all the things I have learned from family, work and

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