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What is culture and its features?

Culture was defined earlier as the symbols, language, beliefs, values, and artifacts that are part of any society. As this definition suggests, there are two basic components of culture: ideas and symbols on the one hand and artifacts (material objects) on the other. … These elements of culture are discussed next.

Cultural relativism is the ability to understand a culture on its own terms and not to make judgments using the standards of one’s own culture. … Using the perspective of cultural relativism leads to the view that no one culture is superior than another culture when compared to systems of morality, law, politics, etc.

Q. How will you explain cultural relativism based on the common traditions?

Cultural relativism refers to not judging a culture to our own standards of what is right or wrong, strange or normal. Instead, we should try to understand cultural practices of other groups in its own cultural context. For example, instead of thinking, “Fried crickets are disgusting!

Q. What are 5 cultural characteristics?

Culture is defined as the complex whole of a society. This can include everything that gives a society its identity. In this lesson we have discussed five basic characteristics that all cultures have in common. These characteristics are that all cultures share are learned, shared, symbolic, integrated_, and dynamic.

Q. What is culture and its components?

Culture has five basic characteristics: It is learned, shared, based on symbols, integrated, and dynamic. All cultures share these basic features. … Culture is shared. Because we share culture with other members of our group, we are able to act in socially appropriate ways as well as predict how others will act.

Q. What are the main features of Indian culture?

15 Fundamental Characteristics of Indian Culture

  • Physical Diversity:
  • They are as follows:
  • It is very interesting to note that India represents the three main climates of the earth:
  • They are:
  • Racial Diversity:
  • They are:
  • The 1901 census of India gives the following eight ethnic groups present in the land:
  • Linguistic Diversity:
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