17 07 11 - 19:59Culture are the values we expect and expect to be rewarded for upholding.
It's like a shared agreement on what's important.
It recognizes that to most random people, nothing is important. They are miserable, lost without context, and they lash out at any happiness or any standard, which brings happiness by giving people context. They keep up the illusion that they are happiest with no rules, yet they all seem to be miserable deep within.
"Culture is your operating system" is a good way of describing how it functions. It's what lets you interact with the machine of reality without re-inventing the wheel constantly, and being in constant debate that is never resolved except in the lowest common denominator compromise.