Global Culture

Learn about the cultures of different nations around the world

Culture of the future

On the other side of good and evil. Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future” (1886) and “On the Genealogy of Morals” (1887) Nietzsche makes a radical critique of European culture and values expressed several ideas about its future. But most of all the culture of the future revealed in “The Gay Science” (1882, 1887), […]

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Globalization of Cultural Study Part 2

The reasons for this kind of existence of common features culture among researchers explain the main motives and incentives that determine human activities, such as self-representation of themselves, self-satisfaction and so on. N. Such motivation can be explained inherent to all people the same feelings: hunger, love, vanity, fear. Other researchers complement these approaches into […]

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Globalization of Cultural Study Part 1

Speaking about universals in culture, keep in mind that overall, that is present in every culture. Universals of culture  a universal representation of cultural experiences and activities. In every culture we find respect for motherhood, hospitality and teamwork. Such human qualities as courage, courage, self-control under extreme conditions cause admiration, as cowardice is unfortunately sometimes […]

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Baudrillard about consumer society Part 2

At the same time, the status character of consumption can become aggravated to the point of indecency, worthy of Nikolai Gogol’s pen. So, Baudrillard gives an example, when the chief sacked a subordinate only for the fact that he bought himself the same Merc. Of course, this is an anecdote from the “Western” 60’s (and […]

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Baudrillard about consumer society Part 1

Interestingly: before read Baudrillard life gave me another epigraph, from the thick of my own. I involuntarily overheard the reasoning of the young salesman: “I took off the corner. Now only the mattress and comp buy. What else is needed?” Baudrillard created this book in the late 1960s, in the pre Internet era, although the […]

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