Chapter 2 is titled "Bee Larvae and Onion Soup: Culture." The idea behind this title comes from a story about how customs vary in culture. In the chapter a man was invited by some of his Mixtec friends to go on a hunting excursion. He decides to go. While they were hunting his friends got ahead of him and had brought down a bee hive and were eating its comb, honey and Larvae. They then proceeded to offer him some. This presented an issue for him because in his culture eating bee 's and honey comb was not the norm. Not wanting to be offensives though he resistantly scarfed some down and was disgusted. This was a bit unsettling to him and he wants to get some revenge on his friends so he invites those same Mixtec f...
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... a lot of value in this assignment. I also appreciated how when we went through the book, it wasn’t simply all about finishing the book but instead focusing in on key chapter that would answer essential cultural questions. In the beginning I was asked a question that I did not quite know how to answer. What is Culture and why is it important? Well now I have learned that culture can be defined as a persons or group of peoples beliefs, morals, customs and values shaped by that groups achievements in the society they use them. The reason culture is so important is that it instills values, faith and moral in a person while giving them a sense of belonging. I can say that my idea of culture has changed for the better. The more people learn about cultures and customs of other lands the more they will began to understand and began to find different ways of doing things.
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