Most countries, groups, and religions generally have one set culture, some may consist of many subcultures. While a country’s culture has deep roots in heritage, external factors may influence its growth and change; such as people, geography,
My participation in MUN further allows me to present and defend opinions of Iran, Iraq, and the United States, not only pushing me outside of my comfort zone but also instills understanding and respect towards other cultures and values. My passion for dancing to Bollywood music has only been met by my Chinese choreographers who also share the same values and were willing to endeavor together to make this year’s Diwali Night a night brighter than the last – and extraordinary it was. Contrary to traditional beliefs, culture does not set a person apart; rather, it gives a reason for people of different backgrounds to sit together under one roof and eat the scrumptious delicacies each race has to offer. Culture molds me into a better human being as it presents some lessons of life which otherwise would have taken a long time to be discovered. I know the worth of my culture and have accepted it as an essential guiding element of my life.
Culture includes many things such as language, cuisine, dress, beliefs, ways of living, histories, traditions, customs, religion and lifestyle choices. Culture is part of who we are as an individual and who we are within the community. Culture adds to a sense of belonging which is underpinned throughout the Early Years Learning Framework. As an educator we need to respect a child’s culture as this is where they begin their sense of belonging within the world (Outcome 1- children have a strong sense of identity: children develop knowledgeable and self confident identities EYLF) Respect for diversity is also one of the principles within the Early Years Learning Framework (pg 13 EYLF).
The United States of America is a land of freedom, a land of equality, and opportunity. We value independence and should look to exercise this in every form, as a nation. We must stay united and show respect to one another. This means we should not disregard ones ' ethnicity and culture, and use names in which are offensive towards their culture, in order to promote any sort of activity. This is aimed mainly at sports teams that carry racially inappropriate names. Couple teams that carry names that are very offensive to the natives are the Atlanta Braves, Chicago Blackhawks, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Chiefs, and arguably the most popular of them all, the Washington Redskins. These teams carrying such names bring offense to all the native
Chapter 1: CULTURAL ANALYSIS The chapter pertains to the cultural environment of Fiji. We try to research and examine everything about the customs, traditions, beliefs, behaviors, and practices of Fijians to find out what will be our product. The introduction, tells us the main points in Fiji’s cultural analysis.
Practically wherever you go, people are controlled by society. People will follow whatever is considered acceptable if they can fit in and be amiable and accepted themselves. “At once the crowd surged after it poured down the rock, leapt on to the beast, screamed, struck, bit, tore. There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws.” (Golding 153)
Multiculturalism creates a pleasant path with peace and harmony. To the opposite, when people are enforced to assimilate into the Egyptian culture, it causes them to feel bitterness, and is more likely to maintain their cultural heritage in a secret manner. If we look at a society where multiculturalism is supported, all individuals are inspired to practice their own culture out in the open. This gives people the opportunity to get to know a variety of different cultures, which is in our situation important. Thereby, this guides the society, on the long run, to a greater understanding between cultures and fewer misunderstandings.
Babette Bensoussan said "Buying a house anywhere in the world is now easy with Skype, a digital camera and the Internet. Just think - you can now view and buy an apartment in Hong Kong from Chicago, all through the Internet," Dubai has a network of seven industrial areas, one business park and three highly successful, specialized free zones of international distinction, two world class seaports, a major international airport and cargo village, a modern highway network, state-of-the-art telecommunications and reliable power and utilities all of which deliver efficiency, flexibility, reliability, reasonable cost and size. Dubai is served by over 120 shipping lines and linked via 85 airlines to over 130 global destinations. Look at changes in both products and infrastructure, such as new technology in business that could make an operating plant more efficient, Lyke-Ho-Gland suggests. To conduct business in UAE expats have to make formal legal presence within UAE by some ways like incorporating a local entity, by establishing representative branch of foreign company, being part of free zone entity or by entering information in commercial agencies.
Strengths: The major strength of The kingdom of Saudi Arabia relies heavily on its strategic location. As it is the birthplace of prophet Mohammed and the birth of Islam, it has great antiques and history that is appreciated by Arabs, Muslims and everyone around the world, as the history of the Arab peninsula goes back to more than 1400 years. This provides tons of historic information and antiques that will attract tourists around the world. Another strength is the constant visits from Muslims throughout the year, which will motivate the Saudi government to be on a constant road to development to provide ease for visitors when performing religious rituals.
However, it is not as collectivistic as most Asian neighbors. The most popular explanation for this is that Japanese society does not have extended family system which forms a base of more collectivistic societies such as China and Korea. At 95, Japan is one of the most Masculine societies in the world. However, in combination with their mild collectivism, you do not see assertive and competitive individual behaviors which we often associate with Masculine culture.
Challenge of modernization and globalization in the UAE society Introduction The UAE is renowned for its rich cultural heritage heavily manipulated by Arab and Islamic traditions. UNESCO has particularly acknowledged the Emirate of Sharjah as a fascinating emirate that has single handedly taken measures in protecting the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs. A classic example is anchoring the Dubai Shopping Festival in cultural values that are local and traditional. It should be noted that the primary aim of the festival is to attract tourists from all over the world.
Cultural relativism has a variety of definitions, but the main idea is that a universal code of ethics does not exist--it varies culture to culture. Rachel’s examines cultural relativism in “The Challenge of Cultural Relativism” and argues that there are commonalities of ethics throughout every culture. Rachels sections off his argument to better explain what they believe. In this piece, they argue that cultural relativism is not a proper theory. They argue that it has many major flaws, but they acknowledge that parts of theory have some truth to it. Throughout this essay, cultural relativism will be questioned, but also supported in some ways.
Living in urban multicultural areas make human more educative, gregarious, inspired and knowledgeable to different backgrounds. When individuals who used to live in rural areas with an experience of one single culture, travel to urban areas, which is full of multicultural people with different nationalities, ideas, languages, foods, behaviors and ethnics with the absence of familiarity they will experience what is called “culture shock”. This will make individuals more stress and they will feel strange and different than residents in the urban area. They will be depressed and pessimistic. On the other hand, there are some positive features of exposure to a culturally diverse city.