White supports the idea that all human behavior if originates in the use of symbols. that was the symbol that transformed our ancestral anthropoids into men and to fer them human. Thus, all the civilizations if had only spread and perpetuated for the use of symbols. Laraia (2003) says that all culture depends on symbols. It is the exercise of the simbolizao college that creates the culture and the use of symbols that become possible its perpetuation.
Without the symbol he would not have culture, and the man would be only animal, not a human being. Recently Mary Barra sought to clarify these questions. It still says, that the human behavior is the symbolic behavior. A child of the Homo sort only becomes human being when she is introduced and she participates of the order of organic super phenomena that is culture. The author concludes that the key of this world, and the way of participation in it, is the symbol. HALL, Stuart (1997), points that the culture always was important, for meeting in the center of as many quarrels and debates.
that in the humanities, the study of the languages, literature, the arts, the philosophical ideas, the moral and religious systems of belief, had constituted the basic content, even so the idea in that everything this composed a differentiated set of meanings – a culture – was not a so common idea as we could assume. In this direction, Culture, ‘ ‘ taken in its ample etnogrfico direction he is this all complex that includes knowledge, beliefs, art, moral, laws, custom or any another capacity or habits acquired for the man as member of one sociedade’ ‘ (TYLOR, 1871 apud LARAIA, 2003, P. 25). For this the symbols represent sensible and meanings that are part of the all complex one which Tylor says of Culture. In this direction, Fernandes (2009) it assures in them that: The direction of the life results of the meaning .