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    Culture: One simple word that means so much. One simple word that is often misunderstood. Culture is often used as a describing entity within entities that we know and love. It can be used to describe everything from countries to art to college football programs, so a little misunderstanding is forgivable. Reasonable comprehension of exactly culture is though can be useful, especially if you are looking to see what is wrong with a specific culture and how to fix it. This read will do exactly that. It is my intention to define and explain culture, explain part of what is wrong with culture in The United States, and how it might be able to be fixed. What is culture? Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines culture as “the beliefs, customs,…

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    as a people's culture. The demonstration about streets in the U.S.A. and blocks in Japan shows that what one community thinks is obvious in their setting is totally strange in another community/society. Sivers stresses the importance of traveling away from one's country to learn and understand other people's culture to avoid contradictions especially when it comes to business communications (Sivers). Different countries have different ways of doing things. For example, Americans do not bother…

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    with what culture is. So, what is culture? According to the book, it’s the beliefs, norms, behaviors, and products common to the members of a particular group. Culture is what defines everyone. It creates diversion, different experiences and it makes us all different. Culture can also be expressed through religion, language, stories, poems and music. Culture is then defined even further, it is categorized into, material and nonmaterial culture. Material culture is anything physical that shapes…

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    American Culture

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    When people think of Americanism, there is rarely a diverse range of thought that they identify as idealistic Americanism. Despite the overwhelming number of early cultures present in America, traditional American culture is often considered as the later-formed, individualistic cowboy culture, rugged Americans who worked hard and provided for themselves their entire lives. In contrast, American culture, current values and distinctiveness that identifies Americans, has always been more than one…

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    “ Distinguishing Cultures” For many people culture is about traditions, beliefs, values and cuisine. All cultures are defined by where they come from, what they eat, and their way of living. The Hispanic and American culture are two of the most diverse among us. Each culture is unique in their own way while they all share one strong similarity. Although Hispanic and American cultures differ in their eating behaviors and lifestyle, they are similar in having family as their main priority.…

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    also inspired what later became known as American individualism. It can be seen in many aspects of American life: from child rearing to the way we greet each other, to even the way we serve and eat our food. We value individual achievements and promote the endeavor for independence as freedom remains of paramount importance in American culture. In my opinion, our culture places a very high emphasis on individuality. One of the most common greetings in the US is “Hi, how are you?” In comparison,…

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    culture are alien to them, and they additionally feel like outsiders in American culture. As immigrants, Ashima and Ashoke make their own particular hybrid culture, a mix of American and Bengali components. They fight to keep up certain Indian traditions, while changing in accordance with American conventions, for instance, Christmas, for their children. Indian-American characters, for instance, Gogol and Moushumi every now and then feel outsider in both India and America, as though they're lost…

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    American Pop Culture

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    Popular culture is all of the ideas, thoughts, attitudes, and opinions established within a given culture and is targeted to influence the behaviors and trends within it. Being constantly surrounded with social media, pop culture is bound to affect our everyday lives and change how we view the world. Popular culture greatly reflects our societies values because it is made up of our beliefs and thoughts. While there are many things that American society values, individualism is definitely one of…

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    Peter D. Salins wrote this article to elaborate on how assimilation of the American style of living is beneficial for everyone. Assimilation doesn't always mean that when you come to a different country and adopt the culture of the new land that you forget about your original culture. Many people see this as a negative thing but in reality it's adopting a new culture as well as having your own cultural as well. Of course there's always going to be people that are against immigrants coming into…

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    Culture of “Americans” America’s culture is different and distinctive. America’s society is made up a diversity of ethnic groups that have shaped American culture and values. People’s attitude and behavior are based on their values. America’s cultural was influenced by Native Americans, Latin American, Africans, and Asians. The United States has been influenced by many other cultures that led to the shaping of their values. Religion and language are an example of the influence of other…

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