Cultural Relativism Reflection

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Culture is simply defined as the way of life. It consists of the language, beliefs, values, norms, and behaviors and even tangible materials that can be passed on to the next generation. I see as the factors that affect the life of a person. Culture manifests a certain touch of identity for a specific person making it a very diverse concept from one person to another.
Material culture simply refers to anything tangible. Anything that I used at home or at school can be part of culture. An example that I can think of is the black socks for males because other schools require white socks; therefore, I can say that wearing black socks is part of the Pisay culture. For the non-material part, as a Kapampangan, I am very particular in the taste (sweetness,
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I think this applies to all because it was literally a whole new environment with the students who are somewhere within my level of thinking and cognition. Knowing new people has been a challenge for most of us, for we needed to adapt and meet them halfway.
To conclude, I think what is important above all is the concept of cultural relativism. We just simply need to appreciate the others’ culture no matter how weird, how complicated, and how gross it is. Thou shall not judge and make our culture inferior to the others; rather, treat them as equally important in the society.
Norms are the expectations, or rules of behavior, that develop out of a group’s values. It (norm) is important because it is the unwritten law of standards about what is proper for certain culture and what is not. These are somewhat could be considered as the roles of a person within a community. It provides order in the society, for it portrays how someone should function as a member of the community. For example, in a school community, teachers are expected to teach lessons properly, students are expected to comply with the rules and have right conduct, and the other personnel are expected to maintain cleanliness and order in the whole

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