Much of any personís worldview is shaped by his or her culture and upbringing.
But, the worldview is†not merely a philosophical byproduct of a personís culture, like a shadow.
It is a personís internal mental framework of cognitive understanding about reality and life meaning.
As A.F.C. Wallace in Culture and Personality (1970) states:
ď(A worldview is)†the very skeleton of concrete cognitive assumptionson which the flesh of customary behavior is hung.Ē