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Which natu CULTUR IS CULTURE ALL-EN ALL-ENCOMPASSING For anthro anthropologists, culture includes much more than refi r nement, good taste, sophistication, education, educatio and appreciation of the fine arts. ” The Th most interesting and significant cultural forces force are those that affect people every day of their lives, liv particularly those that influence children during enculturation. Culture, as defined anthropologically, encompasses features that th are sometimes regarded as trivial serious study, such as those of “popuor unworthy of ser contemporary North Amerilar” culture.

Consider a simple American example of enduring shared enculturation. As children, when we didn’t finish a meal, our parents may have reminded us to think of starving children in some Cultural habits, perceptions, and d inventions mold “human nature” into many forms. People have to eliminate wastes from their bodies. But some culturess teach people to defecate standing, while others tell them to do it sitting down. Peasant asant women in the Andean highlands squat quat in the streets and urinate, getting all the privacy they need from their masassive skirts.

What is the relation between culture and the individual? • How does culture change? >> What Is Culture? Humans share society, organized life in groups, with other animals—social animals, such as monkeys, wolves, and ants. Other animals, especially the great apes, have rudimentary cultural abilities, but only humans have fully elaborated cultures—distinctive traditions and customs transmitted over the generations through learning and through language. The concept of culture has long been basic to anthropology.

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