Culture can be defined as the way of life of a group of people, including their behaviors, beliefs, values, and symbols that they accept, generally without thinking about them. It encompasses language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music, arts, and other shared patterns of behaviors and interactions that are learned by socialization. Culture is passed down from generation to generation and can be seen as the growth of a group identity fostered by social patterns unique to the group. It includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, and art. Culture is a collective set of beliefs, values, and norms that define how a society is and how it lives, including the spoken and unspoken tacit norms that bind people together. Culture is also the artifacts that people produce, which represent their values and ways of thinking about the world. Culture is a complex whole that includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by humans as members of society
How does globalization affect culture?
Globalization has a significant impact on culture, and the following are some of the ways it affects culture:
Globalization has both positive and negative effects on culture. It can lead to the standardization of cultural expressions, the emergence of global subcultures, and a one-world culture. However, it can also cause conformity, passivity, political apathy, racism, and violence. Globalization changes and alters cultural identity in dialogue with other cultures that people come across through economic and political relations.