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What is the difference between culture and society?
tynamite's avatar Culture is the underlying thing that unites people as a whole, and brings them together in the form of the arts, behaviour and residences.
Culture unites our social fabric through influence.

Society is the social construct that we have have given ourselves.
Society shapes our social fabric through pressure

Simple example
Culture: our soaps, attitudes to dating, and choice of shops that we have.
Society: our economy, our values, and beliefs

(I find that people comment/flag often, asking me to clarify my explanations, so I'm making things obvious so you don't do that.)

I'm confused. What's the difference?
Having two gay people kiss on a soap is our culture, as arts is a part of our culture. (This helps to unite our social fabric.)
Homosexuality being made legal in your country is our society, as that's the social construct we gave ourselves. (This helps to construct our social fabric.)

Quiz time
The food your country eats often is your culture. The money farmers get paid to make the food is your society. Having manners is culture. Sexism against women is society. Surely I don't have to explain why this is. If you understand my answer, you'll know why.
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What's an assertion, and what should I type in?

Compesh is a question and answer (and debate) website, so before you make a debate, you better learn what an assertion is. I suppose you already know what a question is, and that you've typed it in the box. ;)

An assertion, is basically a statement you can make, that is either true or false.

Richer people have better health.

The question for that would be, Do richer people have better health?

And don't forget to make your assertion, match your question.

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