Well, if you define yourself as an amateur writer, you likely cannot understand why I am NOT using my native language. We know the beginner´s fears – Would you just read over my stuff and tell me if… I should make a small bonfire or just keep writing? Of course, we compare our writing with the best; we never think that all these “great works” have been rewritten and polished many times. Being in the early twenties, we all dreamed with that work which would catapult us to national prominence. But seriously, I am Spanish – Why expose myself to this macabre idea about writing in English? Everything happens for a reason [The Cliché]. Sigue leyendo →
Recently I was pleased to be invited to participate in a training at «Danish United Nations Association» in Denmark. The subject of the lecture revolves around «the culture concept» and all phenomena related (as immigration, language develop, heritage of humanity, economy issues, learning programs, educational patterns, human rights and diversity). So, I just started to joint some ideas that I would like to speak about, and this (look below) is the result. Please, English is not my mother tongue, neither my second language… so I apologize beforehand for the expression flaws and others.
Today I would like to write about Culture,
In Spain, It is common to use the expression «to have culture or not» according to the level of education. Well… everybody has a culture.
It´s something inherent of humankind -. We are social animals.
It´s a fact that I am speaking and writing about culture so often. One reason is explained by my good feeling with «anthropology research» , however there´re lots of reasons why a psychologist can make references or reflexions about the «culture influence«. The culture is somehow a predictor of behaviour (between a multitude). There are lots of thrilling researches about the influence of the culture in a humankind, analyzing the human behaviour from different standpoints; as a member of a group, society, or individually. How important is the language acquisition, the broadcast of values, symbols or rituals? How important are the behaviour patters? What about religion? Sigue leyendo →