Constitutes a Family?
Lee from Korea
Lee considers the definition of 'family' and
reflects on the significance of the family in
family is defined in Random House Webster's
Dictionary as parents and their children considered
as a group. It is a group in which persons are
together under the same identity.
from Ickchan Lee
Family is the highest school of
educationthe school for teaching
almost everything, including love.
often stands on top of social hierarchies with its
strong power uniting all the members. That means it
is something more than the sum of each member.
There are a lot of constituents in the meaning of a
from one origin, a family traditionally shares
blood. As they say in the famous
proverbBlood is thicker than water,
blood ties often makes people show superpower
behavior in case of a family emergency. The sense
of sharing blood gives people a unique identity as
a family, the most exclusive group in the
is another word for a family. Even though all the
members are not in the same place, they each keep
the home in mind as the only and the very best
place for each family member. They expect almost
everything at home, which they don't at all outside
the home. Despite the industrialization scattering
each member all over the place, home still takes
its firm place as family in their minds.
is the highest school of educationthe school
for teaching almost everything, including love.
Love is the best virtue that can be taught by
family because it is a family. A family without it
is no longer a family. It means the end of the
addition, family brings a genealogical record.
Simply speaking, family is based on its
genealogical history. Each member should know it
well and keep it for the next members. It usually
says who the family's first member was and who the
most famous or greatest one was, and so on. They
will feel safe when they find their names listed as
members of the family. They put very special
meanings on this like pride, tradition, and
Korean society, it is not too exaggerated to say
that the family is constituted by its genealogy.
Whenever they talk about the family, they think of
it as the very beginning and as the last
measurement gauge for everything. In other words,
they believe that a family is made up of all its
family members: those who have been, those who are,
and those who will be.
views on the family:
Family Means Love
I See a Family
Notion of Family
Family Means to Me
is a family?
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