Collectivist anarchism

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    Individualist vs Collectivist An individualistic culture is one where individuals value and appreciate their freedom and personal independence (McLean, 2010). Often times the individual will require some assistance, but the outcome still comes from the individual themselves. In an individualistic culture individual rights take center stage, independence is highly valued, dependency is looked down upon, and people are self-reliant (Cherry, 2016). People tend to be strong, assertive, self-reliant and independent. Due to this independent nature individuals would look after their own well-being instead of the well-being of the group as a whole. Some countries that have an individualistic culture is the United States, Australia, Ireland, Germany,…

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    Harry Triandis

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    studies, he has found that certain behavioral and personality traits can be associated to either a collectivist or individualist culture. A collectivist culture values the goals and needs of a larger group, an ingroup in which one belongs, over the goals and needs of an individual. Adversely, an individualistic culture values the well-being and success of an individual over the goals and needs of an ingroup . Triandis found…

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    to travel to almost every prominent country and city such as Paris, Japan, Singapore and so forth. Most of them are for accompanying my father doing his business. Importantly, I learned that regardless how countries are well developed, they differ from each other when it comes to cultural context. Therefore, based on my wide experience, I prefer to live in a collectivist country for the many benefits that I can gain. A country with a good reputation can be attributed to the kind of people who…

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    Hayke argues that a collectivist system is inherently incompatible with democracy rooted in an individualist liberalism tradition, regardless of the intention of the planner. Collectivism, Hayke points out, defends central planning by a "unitary end" (63) that conforms to the "general welfare" (64). To define the common end in a particular social context requires a single standard that ranks individual preferences. Due to the lack of a comprehensive system of "ethical code" (64) with universal…

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    Living in complete freedom is the philosophy that is the foundation of anarchism. The rediscovering of the anarchist philosophy inundated the minds of British youth in the 1970s who felt that the British government was suppressing thier freedom with frivolous laws. There are several schools of anarchism such as anarchist-communism, collectivist anarchism, social anarchism, individualist anarchism, and mutualism, which all influenced the explosion of the punk rock movement. Nevertheless, it is…

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    With the fast-paced growth of globalization, a manager is facing with different ethnicities of employees, be it domestically or oversea. The U.S. culture has always been emphasizing individualism in which each individual is recognized for his achievement and/or contribution in the workplace. This is called social loafing. Conversely, other countries in Europe and Asia might not adapt the individualism as well as the United States. These countries are more for group-based activities, or known…

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    Turner's Frontier

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    In “The Significance of the Frontier In American History” by Frederick Jackson Turner, written in 1893 he expounds strongly the importance of the frontier. In his thesis, he outlines that the frontier shaped and molded men into the embodiments of “Americanism”. These were people in a new world that Turner referred to as Americans that receive great traits all due to the encounter of the frontier. This statement made by Turner has been supported by several historians and to this day still holds…

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    Shirley Chisholm: Race for Equality Today, women and minorities have a wide variety of professions they can pursue; but it was not always that way. Before the Civil Rights Movement, they, especially black people, were bound to a stereotypical or subservient role in society without the right to voice their opinions. Some, however, did take a stand to fight for equal rights against all odds. These people were called Civil Rights activists and many became leaders. Among the many famous pioneers…

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    Hudson and Spalding have different views on individualism, self-government, and libertarianism. Spalding knows that individualism is one of the founding principles that the United States is supposed to believe in. We are a country founded on doing things yourself and not relying on others to do them for you, being self-reliant is one of the biggest things that they believed in. He talks about being willing to work for the things you need and not relying on the rich or the government to take care…

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    cause is a belief of self governing. "Anarchism, then, really, stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion; the liberation of the human body from the dominion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraints of government,” (Emma Goldman). This caused Emma Goldman and her second husband, Alexander Berkman, to attempt murder. They believed in over throwing government with violence. Goldman took a few years to hide from society but was once again strongly…

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