Com 200-Week 2-Discussion 1 - Everyone has Culture What is...

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“Everyone has Culture” What is Culture and why is it Important? Culture is a relatively specialized set of traditions, beliefs, values, and standards of behaviors in a group or society that has been passed down from generation to generation. Culture is important because it is what each person truly believes in, and it is how each person is taught to live by within their culture. According to our textbook, “Making Connections; Understanding Interpersonal Communication” written by Jennifer l. Bevan and Kathy Sole, “culture is learned, but it seems natural because it is such an integral part of life” (Devan & Sole, 2014). What is my Culture and what makes me who I am? It is amazing how each person truly is different from one another, or how one person can believe in one thing and another person believe in something else. I would describe myself as a 32 year old white female from northern Kentucky. I have an accent when I speak that very much comes from my father’s side. I was raised to respect my elders, and always speak with good

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