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    The idea of competitive separation can be thought of as an evolution of forms seen in aspects of human innovation and creativity. With innovative thought, individuals are constantly wanting to seek the truth by creating theories that explain the existence of substances and the origins of life itself. With creative mind, humans can physically demonstrate their culture of emotions through a development of thought transformed through various branches of expression. These evolutionary forms of…

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    trouble. Granted, neighbors who did not call nor lacked the help to save the woman “seek almost automatically to disengage himself from the life of the street; he is on it only from necessity, rarely for pleasure” (175). By living in a society of individualism allows for only people taking care of themselves and not engage in other people’s business—encouraging inaction in emergencies. Therefore, when they hear a man or woman in need of help, their outlook towards this issue is irrelevant to…

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    Harry Triandis

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    Summary Researcher Harry Triandis conducted countless studies in an attempt to discover the impact of culture on human behavior. Although numerous cultural factors make it difficult to find solid conclusions, Triandis has worked to attribute distinct characteristics of behavior to different cultures. Through three main 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…

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    As culture is evident and ingrained through all societies with many variations and beliefs, there are many ways communication styles can be misconstrued. These differences in communication styles build the foundations of the beliefs and values that each culture has and how they communicate with each other and the rest of the world. Culture, in essence, is a society 's shared and systematic ways of living. It consists of the norms and conventions (such as language) that enable us to interact…

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    understanding of Marshall’s definition of citizenship. Second one will have to gain an understanding of why Marshall believes that capitalism leads to inequality. Ultimately, there is tension among capitalism and citizenship because capitalism creates individualism that leads to a society where everyone must fend for himself or herself whether one is poor or rich. Also, there is tension because citizenship relies on the notion that all…

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    We’re from Canada but We’re Diverse, Right?’’: Neoliberalism, Multiculturalism, and Identity on So You Think You Can Dance Canada”. Boyd (2012 : 259) discusses how dance as a subject in context to a popular reality television show emphasizes individualism, hard work and competitiveness rather than freedom, affinity and authenticity. The author further states the purpose of the Canadian version becoming multicultural compared to other versions. In this case study, analysis of the first season of…

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    Parallelism In Boxing

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    particular photograph, Ali towered over his opponent, Sonny Liston, in victory. He stands alone, with only the crowd. Boxing was an individual sport. There were no teams, only one-on-one battle between the two fighters. The individualism of boxing related with American individualism. "Americans grow up with the expectation of becoming independent early on and are rewarded heavily for personal achievements. And, as you’d expect, the ideology has much to do with the country’s roots". In boxing,…

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    Gung Ho: Business Culture

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    In class, culture was defined as the values and norms that distinguish one group from another in society. Business culture varies across the globe and can cause friction to almost all aspects of running business. Gung Ho demonstrated the complications associated when companies from different countries try and collaborate. There are several, while displayed with comic exaggeration, differences displayed between the two business cultures. Management styles, individuality versus collectivism,…

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    Individuality and community are the two defining characteristics for humans. Driven by both his rage and vanity, Wittman in Tripmaster Monkey by Maxine Kingston searches for a balance of these principles. As a character, Wittman is a confused artist. He is trying to be an individual in contemporary society, but finds this impossible because people think of him as different. Wittman correctly comprehends that this is because of the color of his skin. Wittman wants people to view him as…

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    The title “Somebody 's Gotta Say It” really states it all. Neal Boortz, The author of “Somebody 's Gotta Say It” is not afraid to say what he thinks or believes and states what any political person would never admit to the public in the many chapters of this book. Neal goes into depth about his experience in the political world and what needs to be said about political America and it 's current government. “Somebody 's Gotta Say It” by Neal Boortz is a fantastic and interesting book even though…

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