Other Cultures

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  • The Effects that Culture Has on Others

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    The Effects that Culture Has on Others Through my years of growing up I have moved a lot and never realized I was exposed to so much culture until I reached my high school years at Linden. I find that in my adolescence years I was brought to accept other people for their skin color, religion, and their different opinion on things. Moving to Linden, I was the one of a few students who seemed to really know about different cultures and was able to embrace them. I saw how I was different compared

  • Importance of Knowing Other Cultures

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    purposes of this paper, visits his Japanese friend, "person B.," In their everyday interactions, they talk about their families, ancestors, history, favorite food, hobbies, etc. Person A, consciously or not, gives knowledge of the reality of his culture. As in any other initial exposure to something foreign, person B enters into this experience with some preconceived notions. As he listens to and observes person A, he comes to understand an identity - particularly, that of person A. Consequently, person

  • Exploring Other Cultures And Learning

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    Exploring other cultures and learning how to deal with sensitivities In learning a new language, it is not only important to know how to fluently speak and know the vocabulary and grammar, it is also equally important to know cultural sensitivities, and be aware of topics and gestures or words that are interpreted in a negative way. Some of the ways we can offend people from other cultures is surprisingly easy. Like in Iran and some of the middle eastern countries, a simple thumb’s up is an easy

  • Birthing Cermonies Of Other Cultures

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    Birthing Cermonies of Other Cultures The birthing ceremonies of the Indian culture has a lot of different aspects then the American culture does. I guess that is why they are different cultures. All cultures have different views on different things such as religion, but they also share the same as well for example every culture has some form of the family. This is what helps most cultures understand other cultures. In the Indian culture their view of bringing a child into the world is much different

  • Poems from Other Cultures

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    Poems from Other Cultures Both 'Search For My Tongue' and 'Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan' deal with the idea of inner conflict or confusion. 'Search For My Tongue' concerns coming to terms with living in a foreign country and feeling disconnected from your cultural background. However, 'Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan' shows how contact with the old environment can make integration into the new one difficult. 'Search For My Tongue' suggests that the poet

  • The Turkish Culture Is Like No Other

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    aroma of fresh exotic spices lingering in the air. You see individuals native to this area, complete strangers, waving towards you, and saying a welcoming greeting. You have found yourself in the outstanding country of Turkey. The Turkish culture is one like no other. Circa three fourths of Turkey’s inhabitants are actually Turkish. Roughly 18% are Kurdish, and the remaining 7% belongs to small clusters (such as the Armenian). The Kurdish people are an ethnic group in Western Asia and Turkey. The Kurds

  • The Importance of Respecting Other Cultures

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    Culture can shape us as individuals in many different ways. Things such as gender and race play a big part on shaping us as individuals. Culture shapes how we as people view world. Webster’s dictionary defines culture as “The integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief and behavior that depends upon man’s capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations. It is also the customary beliefs, social forms and material traits of a racial, religious or social group” (Webster)

  • Family And Culture : Culture Is The Belief You Share With Others

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    “Family And Culture” What is culture? Culture is the belief you share with others. Culture is a lifestyle. Culture is everything that includes knowledge and lessons about art, beliefs, law, morals, customs and all the habits and skills acquired by man not only in the family, but also to be members of a society. The culture is influenced by the beliefs of the people concerned and is formed through contact between individuals in certain regions, races and countries. The family is the base of

  • Cultural Appropriation and Its Effects On Other Cultures

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    Cultural Appropriation and Its Effects On Other Cultures This past Halloween I dressed up as a China Doll; in my black traditional Asian dress, white painted face, rosy pink cheeks, black eyeliner, and my hair held up in a bun with chopsticks. I originally thought that this costume would be rather attractive and fun. However, I began to question myself after a young lady approached me and asked, "Are you suppose to be an Asian person?" I immediately replied, "No, I

  • Greek Culture And Other Civilizations At The Time

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    1. What was unique/different/strange about Greek culture as compared to other civilizations at the time? The things that were unlike about the Greek culture compared to others could start with their idea that theft was ok if it was something they desired. When the Greeks took to the seas they almost became pirates when they wanted something and in their eyes it was ok to do this. The Greeks also lived without Kings and even divided their land into Polets (Cities), which today does not seem bizarre