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Western Companies and Their Western Cultures SOC 101 Rachael Horn November 29, 2010 Western Companies and Their Western Cultures Wal-Mart is the largest corporation in the world, with stores in over 15 countries around the world. Wal-Mart’s success is due mostly to their ability to sell goods at low prices and their ability to create a friendly environment with their “ten-foot attitude”; meaning a salesperson who comes within 10 feet of a customer must look the person in the eye, greet...

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Greek Influence on Western Culture

Greek influence on western culture When people refer to western culture, we mean a large range of heritages including social norms, traditional customs, religions beliefs, political system, art fine, literature and technologies. Now western culture has its own particular framework which has been developing till now, and traditional western culture is said to be affected by three main factors: Ancient Greek, Roman Empire, and Christianity. However, the Greek civilization contributed greatly to the...

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Greek Influence on Western Culture

What were the contributions to Western civilization from the ancient Greeks? The Greek civilization contributed greatly to the development of modern Western culture. Three of the most important contribution that are the foundations of our society are Language, Philosophy, and Government. The people of ancient Greece developed a sophisticated language with an extraordinarily rich vocabulary. It has existed for nearly 3,500 years, the longest of any language derived from early Indo-European....

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The Jewish Religion and Its Impact on Western Culture

The long, rich history of Judaism gives the western world its shape today. The laws, traditions, culture, and values are directly attributable to Judaism. Judaism most prominently began with the founder of the Hebrews known as Abraham, who began to worship a figure called "Elohim." Historically, the teachings of Judaism were also subscribed by nomadic tribes, which settled in present day Palestine, near Mt. Sinai. The people of these tribes did not label themselves as Hebrews, and referred to G-d...

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western culture

ASSIGNMENT 1 INFORMATIVE WRITING WESTERN INFLUENCE ON INDIAN CULTURE What is culture? It’s not about your belief or your faith instead it’s all about your customs, ideals, social behavior which a particular individual or a group follows. In short culture means ‘a way of life’. In spite of combination of some good and bad features still one should be proud, respect its impressive tradition. Indian culture, which is one of the oldest and richest cultures known in other, parts of the world...

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Modern Day Athenian Culture

Their ways have a big influence on the way modern day Athenians act and how they way people views them. I chose this topic because I find Greek life interesting with the way they use myths to dictate their values. Ancient Athenians’ way of life and culture dictate their identity because how they see themselves. Athenians uses Homer’s Odyssey as a guideline for living because it depicts many of the beliefs they value highly. The Athenians values hospitality, loyalty, and being sly highly. Hospitality...

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Impact of Western Culture

jolly time with parents and otherwise too. What can one infer after reading the above lines? I guess, the first answer would be that India is changing over the course of time. India, as the name flickers, one thinks of religion, traditions, art and culture and it’s apt to think so because India is the country which is famous for its diversity in these aspects. The land where the great Raja Ram Mohan, Tagore, Gandhi transformed the thinking of people and removed the social stigmas like sati pratha (the...

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Western Cultures Overbearing Influence

Western Cultures overbearing influence has deteriated Indian Culture Introduction - Indian culture as a hold has been damaged by the increasingly overbearing and more influential Western Culture. The deteriation and damage that Indian culture has experienced can be broken up into three causes and sub groups. The first one being Pursuit of Wealth. The second one the Power of Western Media and the third and final one being Western Complex maybe the most damaging of them all. Thesis The three...

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Obesity in Western Societies

Author’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Name Date Obesity in Western Societies Statistics show that obesity has risen in tremendous numbers over the last couple of years. All over the world, it has become an issue of wide discussion and worry, more so in the western society, where a third or more of the population has obesity (centers for disease control and prevention, 2011). Obesity can be defined as having excessive fat in the body and therefore contributing to a higher than recommended body weight...

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Effect Of Western Culture On Indian Youth By Moderator .. Published 04/3/2006 GD TOPICS WITH ANSWERS Rating: ” Effect Of Western Culture On Indian Youth " Replies: Posted By: pavani How there is head and tail for a coin, there is both positive and negative impact of western culture on India and especially on Indian youth, In past in India men were our traditional dresses, but now it is entirely changed, now the Indian youth moving with jeans, t-shirts, minis, micros...

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