Durkheim's Five Psychological Tasks

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1. As a group the 5 most immediate tasks we wanted to carry out was to overcome our psychological strain, meet the physiological needs such as food, shelter, and clothing, fulfill our personal pleasures, build a system to preserve the resources and learn new skills. These tasks were important because if one can deal with psychological strain and attend to psychological needs successful then the other tasks becomes easy since the person is emotionally and physically is strong.
2. Physical environment consists of external surroundings and conditions that occur naturally such as weather, land, but in this context behavior and skills portrayed by the people in the room. The physical environment influenced our group’s decision-making in coming up
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Society is a group of people living as a community with common laws, traditions, and social institutions. Society is not just a group because it is a combination of many groups and can have different values and beliefs but still come together when there is any kind of catastrophe. Society is an extension of individuals coming from various backgrounds and cultures to achieve a common goal. Durkheim definition of a society is based on things external in nature such as an individual’s desires and motivations. According to him, collective consciousness, values and rules are important to a functional society. A society should be analyzed and described in terms of functions and that it is a system of interrelated parts with which one cannot function without the other. A change in one part can impact the whole society. Whereas according to Marx, society is largely driven by the economy and he emphasized the group identifications and associations as an influence in an individual’s place in society. Weber believed in the idea of rationalization which meant replacing traditions, and values as motivators for behavior in a society with rational ones. Tonnies define society as a place where social bonds are personal and direct with strong shared values and beliefs. According to Lenski, inequality is the natural product of societal development. He differentiated societies based on their level of technology, communication, and economy. When compared to the explanation offered by Durkheim, Marx, Weber, Tonnies and Lenski traditions, values and beliefs play a significant role in

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