The Rhetorical Dimensions Of Popular Culture And Spirituality

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POPULAR CULTURE AND SPIRITUALITY There are numerous sources of popular culture the primary source being the media especially music, art, literature, fashion, dance, film, video games, cyber culture, books, internet, television and radio that are consumed by the majority of a society 's population. Popular culture has a mass accessibility and appeal however it can hold different meanings depending on who’s defining it and the context of use. It is generally recognized as the people’s culture that predominates in a society at a point in time. As Brummett explains in Rhetorical Dimensions of Popular Culture, pop culture involves the aspects of social life most actively involved in by the public. As the ‘culture of the people’, popular culture is determined by the interactions between people in their everyday activities: styles of dress, the use of slang, greeting rituals and the foods that people eat are all examples of popular culture. With these fundamental aspects in mind, popular culture may also consists of the aspects of attitudes, behaviors, beliefs, customs, and tastes that define the people of any society. Spirituality on the other hand has to do with where you as a person personally find meaning, connection and value. Spirituality is a broad concept with room for many perspectives. In general, it includes a sense of connection to something bigger than us, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, it is a universal human experience something that

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