Culture is our discussion with ourselves as to how we think we should be.
It is a map that has the potential for redrawing the territory. It makes meaningful the set of assumptions, deductions, insights and prejudices we have inherited.
Because top-down attempts to control and channel it have all ultimately failed, culture is in the final analysis a communal creation, the social and interpretive ‘art project’ we all participate in.
Culture is the story we spin to tell ourselves who we are.
So who do we want to be?
A bit more on culture.