WHAT IS CULTURE?
Directions: Read all of the documents carefully and answer questions that correspond with each document on your own paper.
1. What does the statement in Document 1 mean?
Culture refers to the following Ways of Life, including but not limited to:
; Language : the oldest human institution and the most sophisticated medium of
; Arts & Sciences : the most advanced and refined forms of human expression.
; Thought : the ways in which people perceive, interpret, and understand the world around
; Spirituality : the value system transmitted through generations for the inner well-being of
human beings, expressed through language and actions.
; Social activity : the shared pursuits within a cultural community, demonstrated in a
variety of festivities and life-celebrating events.
; Interaction : the social aspects of human contact, including the give-and-take of
socialization, negotiation, protocol, and conventions.
2. According to document 2, how can we define culture?