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Cross-Cultural Importance of Symbols

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What are symbols and why are they important to cross-cultural understanding?

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To me, I generally define symbols as representations or metaphors for cultural values, norms, beliefs, and treasures. They signify vital aspects of a culture or group of people, such as their unique mythologies, religions, values, superstitions, customs, etc.

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200 words of personal brainstorming is presented to discuss the connection between symbols and cross-cultural understanding, using examples to verify.