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  • Technology Changing Our Culture

    There are many ways that technology shapes our day-to-day life. It’s our future, and the less someone knows about it, the more likely they are to fall behind in society. While technology has its ups and downs, it is a gateway to the future and is continually changing our culture. In Kara Alalmo’s article “7 Ways the iPhone has made life worse” she states that “While we're busy on our phones, we're ignoring the world around us” (Alalmo). This is very far from true. Since we all have our heads…

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  • Hmong And Minangkabau Culture Essay

    Descent and Kinship in Hmong and Minangkabau Culture Kinship and Descent patterns within a society provide a strong base from which other aspects of a culture can branch. How a family is run, whether it be matrilineal, patrilineal, or neither can provide insight to a societies basic political processes and social norms. These factors decide the familial roles within a community, and determine who holds power within the family, tribe, and nation. As far as matriliny goes, the Minangkabau are a…

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  • Durkheim's Theory Of Solidarity

    in which society evolves into. A modern society, having distinct characteristics that differ from a traditional society, has its own form of solidarity. Durkheim suggests, this is so due to gradual (or sometimes rapid) changes in societal functionality. As society evolves or transitions from traditional to modernity, a change in consciousness and social ideals occur. Stability, being paramount in Durkheim’s theory, must take on different forms to accommodate the current state of society.…

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  • Authenticity In The Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

    Authenticity In society, people are judged on their appearance, clothes, how you act, who you hang out with and countless other things. We live in a world where these types of things can shape your whole personality and life, and letting it is easy. Being your own person and denying society's stereotypes is the hard part. In J.D Salinger's “The Catcher in the Rye”, Salinger displays this idea throughout the story. Salinger expresses how the materialistic modern society can turn people into…

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  • Importance Of Sexism In Language

    Language plays an important role in society. In large extent it is a mirror of it while at the same time it functions as means of constructing and maintaining that society. As a phenomenon of society, language reflects all the perspectives of human society. Sexism in language has been a controversial topic in sociolinguists since its inception. In this chapter, a historical overview will be made and definitions will be provided. Sexism in language exists when language devalues members of a…

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  • Subculture In Harajuku Culture

    A society is composed of people who share a common culture. This culture is composed of a set of common beliefs, conventions and ideological values and acts as the binding force within the society. To be accepted by society one must conform and follow the set culture. A culture is shared by people within a large defined territory and encompasses various subcultures within it. A subculture typically holds values and beliefs at variance with that of the parent culture. One such subculture within…

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  • The Importance Of Human Nature In Lord Of Flies

    Human Nature is Brutal In William Golding’s Lord of Flies, a group of British boys was on an isolated island, and after a few days with quarrels and fights between the boys, most of them finally survive. Although the novel seems like a cruel fiction story, the plot and the children shows some similarities with the thoughts of the Enlightment philosophers. In my opinion, the system of authority and reaction of children in Lord of Flies shares a lot similarities and differences with the thought of…

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  • Montaigne On Education For Children

    “On Education for Children” by Erasmus and “The Education of Children” by Montaigne both authors explore the function education plays in society and present their view on the features which constitute a suitable education. In terms of the role education plays, Erasmus presents education as a way for humans to organise themselves in a way that separates their society from that of the beasts. While animals possess highly developed instincts in order to survive, as a way of compensating Humans…

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  • The Bees By Audre Lorde Analysis

    of submission versus domination in the context of human interactions with nature and interpersonally, the authors provide criticism of inequalities they see in the society around them. Based on the both of the authors’ backgrounds in writing on intersectionality of different movements and societal expressions, the connections to society that seem to be apparent are validated. Specifically, Audre Lorde’s outward definition of herself as a “‘black, lesbian, mother, warrior, and poet,’”…

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  • Difference Between Tradition And Modernity

    are two polar opposite societies that have been compared, contrasted, and debated for decades. Although tradition and modernity both have their strengths and weaknesses, modernity tends to benefit the interests of the individual better whereas traditional society focuses on the benefits of the group. While traditional society can often come across as a cruder way of life than modernity, there are certain aspects of the society that modernity lacks. Where traditional society succeeds in the…

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