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Nov
2023
10

Harmony in Diversity: The Intricate Dance Between Language and Culture

In the grand tapestry of human existence, language and culture intertwine in a dance that shapes identities, forges connections, and creates the diverse landscapes of societies worldwide. This exploration delves into the profound relationship between language and culture, unraveling the intricate threads that bind them together and celebrating the richness that emerges when they harmonize.

1. Language as the Heartbeat of Culture:

  • Cultural Expressions Through Language: Language is not merely a tool for communication; it is a vessel that carries the essence of a culture. Through words, phrases, and linguistic nuances, cultures express their values, beliefs, rituals, and collective wisdom. Language becomes a living repository of cultural identity.
  • Idioms and Cultural Insights: Idioms, proverbs, and colloquial expressions embedded in a language often encapsulate profound cultural insights. They offer glimpses into the way a community perceives the world, conveys wisdom, and humorously navigates life’s complexities. Understanding these linguistic nuances is akin
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Sep
2023
8

Harmony Woven in Bronze, Echoes of Indonesian Culture and Tradition

In the archipelago of Indonesia, where the tapestry of diverse cultures and traditions unfolds, the resonant melodies of the gamelan stand as a symbol of both artistic brilliance and communal harmony. This exploration takes you on a journey into the world of gamelan, unraveling its cultural significance, historical roots, and enduring presence as a vibrant expression of Indonesian identity.

1. The Rhythmic Heartbeat of Indonesia:

  • Definition and Origins: Gamelan refers to a traditional ensemble of percussion instruments that holds a central place in Indonesian music and culture. The term itself is believed to originate from the Javanese word “gamel,” meaning to strike or hammer, reflecting the prominent role of striking instruments in the ensemble.
  • Cultural Universality: While gamelan has deep roots in Indonesian culture, its influence has transcended national borders. Its unique and intricate soundscapes have found resonance in the global music scene, captivating audiences and artists alike with its
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Mar
2019
20

What Is A Democratic Culture?

CultureMiddle English (denoting a cultivated piece of land): the noun from French culture or straight from Latin cultura ‘rising, cultivation’; the verb from out of date French culturer or medieval Latin culturare, both based on Latin colere ‘tend, cultivate’ (see cultivate). In late Middle English the sense was ‘cultivation of the soil’ and from this (early sixteenth century), arose ‘cultivation (of the thoughts, faculties, or manners’); culture (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the early 19th century.

Menurut pendekatan ini, ketidakmampuan adaptasi terjadi karena individu tidak memahami sistim hadiah dan hukuman” yang berlaku di kultur yang baru, dimana sistim hadiah dan hukuman ini bisa saja tergambar dalam perilaku verbal maupun nonverbal dalam kultur tersebut (Anderson dalam Chapdelaine, 2004). Dalam hal ini, bisa saja terjadi, hal yang di kultur asal dianggap sebagai hal yang dianggap baik, sehingga mendapatkan hadiah, mungkin di kultur baru dianggap buruk, sehingga mendapatkan hukuman. Misalnya saja: … Read more

Sep
2018
29

The Corporate Culture Of The New York Yankees In The Postwar Dynasty

CultureKata kebudayaan berasal dari kata budh dalam bahasa Sansekerta yang berarti akal, kemudian menjadi kata budhi (tunggal) atau budhaya (majemuk), sehingga kebudayaan diartikan sebagai hasil pemikiran atau akal manusia. Ada pendapat yang mengatakan bahwa kebudayaan berasal dari kata budi dan daya. Budi adalah akal yang merupakan unsure rohani dalam kebudayaan, sedangkan daya berarti perbuatan atau ikhtiar sebagai not sure jasmani sehingga kebudayaan diartikan sebagai hasil dari akal dan ikhtiar manusia.

Dalam penelitian Chapdelaine (2004) ini ternyata tidak ditemukan hubungan langsung antara besarya perbedaan budaya dengan culture shock yang dialami individu. Penelitian ini juga tidak menemukan hubungan antara besarnya paparan terhadap budaya yang berbeda di masa lalu dengan culture shock yang dialami oleh individu. Kedua hal ini mungkin mengindikasikan bahwa yang menjadi hal penting untuk menghindari culture shock adalah kemampuan individu untuk menyesuaikan diri, dan belajar dari budaya-budaya baru yang pernah dimasukinya. Meskipun budaya begitu berbeda, ataupun minimnya paparan terhadap budaya … Read more