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In the know with Angela Lynn
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Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

In the know with Angela Lynn

Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

Deaf Insights

Culture is a beautiful word It may seem odd to you to hear that from me . People ask : What is culture ? Cultures are comprised of groups of people who share a common set of values and beliefs . Culture is made up of several parts , such as : customs , which are traditions , rituals , and values ( the values of a culture are the core principles and ideals on which they exist ).
There were times when I laughed when asked what culture is , because I could continue to discuss culture and human culture indefinitely . As a member of a culture ( Deaf culture ), I consider it a beautiful and rewarding experience .
Culture is a compilation of all forms of art , of love , and of thought that have enabled people to live free . In order to live a fulfilling life , we must adhere to cultural values ( principles and ideas ). Our thoughts , behaviors , and personalities are shaped by our culture . Feeling sorry or pity should be avoided in favor of learning . It is not necessary . Despite our differences , we are all human beings . As a result of our interactions with others , we gain knowledge and skills . The phrase " the sea of learning never ends " is one of my favorite quotes . Learning new things every day is a necessity for all of us .
According to Price ' s Atlas of
Ethnographic Societies , there are 3,814 distinct cultures as part of our Human culture . This number is considerably underestimated .
Of course , we don ' t all think the same way or believe the same way . We are very often more alike than we are different . It is for sure easier to accept differences if we know our own culture and keep an open mind when learning about others ' cultures . Understanding cultures broadens our view of diversity . Cultures should be respected and appreciated .
In this section , we will discuss Deaf Culture , Hearing Culture , Hard of Hearing Culture , and the DeafBlind Culture . It is very