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Symbolic Interaction Society is made up of interrelated parts each of which are made up through the eyes of society as a whole The everyday interactions of people are symbolic communication with one another Symbolic interaction is shared with more than one person meaning a group of people interacting with one another using words gestures or sounds Symbolic interactionists start with the assumption that culture organizations and social structures are created through your daily communication As people grow and interact more with each other patterns of interaction emerge and indeed become the social lives we lead There can be no society without a group of individuals who routinely interact with one another to generate symbols that are shared meaning as a group Understanding human interaction we now know is the interpretation for the meaning of what goes on around you symbolic communication We learn the meanings that have been assigned to particular symbols If a specific harmful behavior or belief has been learned it can then be the same unlearned because other behaviors and beliefs can be taught into its place and work better when in smaller group settings If you split the theory up into groups start with the basic elements culture values and ideals this is what humans do to create and reinforce their social reality Cultures are defined as traits like language that that are found in cultures Values are taught and instilled and Ideals are generated through our thoughts that travel like light Some of us use our religions meaning as a way to define the events that occur in our lives the supernatural is translated to be our religious beliefs to explain different events that occur This is a united set of beliefs nevertheless this perspective is now criticized and overlooked in todays world Ones religious beliefs are a historical and social structural context in their lives To define symbolic interactionism as a whole it cannot be combined into one
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