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    Conformity V.S Non-Conformity The world needs conformists and nonconformists in order for society to agree on choices. Without conformity, society would never agree on anything and we could never solve any conflict. Without nonconformity, society would never have any diversity and life would be boring and there would not be any changes in us humans if there isn’t any differences around then just being the same. The conformist “Boxer” was a naive and ignorant horse who is willing to follow all of Napoleon’s rules and laws according to the 7 commandments that the animals and Old Major organized. The nonconformist “Rosa Parks” who did not give up her seat to a white individual in the bus. The world needs both of these concepts in order for society to exist. Boxer from the excerpt “Animal Farm” his loyalty and strong will in serving animal farm and its progress in completing the windmill is crucial to demonstrate that he is a true follower. Boxer shows that he is a true conformist because Boxer never doubts Napoleon even if Boxer thinks that Napoleon is wrong. That is why Boxer made one of his motto “Napoleon is always right”. Boxer and many of the other animals on the farm are conformist because they do not doubt Napoleon because they are afraid of Napoleon but Boxer is not afraid of Napoleon. Boxer is just too gullible and can not think for himself, he is naive, even though he is loyal and strong. He will never doubt Napoleon. The consequences of Boxer’s…

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    American writer and feminist Rita Mae Brown once claimed that “the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself” (“Famous Quotes”). In this, May addresses the moral dilemma of conformity. If one conforms to become accepted by society, they may end up abandoning their individuality, as well as their beliefs. Oppositely, while non-conformists retain their unique characteristics and values, they are susceptible to persecution. Because their potential effects, one may struggle to…

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    black and white concept, with little room for interpretation. These people think that nonconformity is, or is not, another way of confirming, this is, quite simply, wrong. Even though there are many situations where people are conforming because they are nonconforming, there are times where someone is legitimately nonconforming. There are many factors that must be taken into consideration in this topic. Some societies and areas are based off of nonconformity or unorthodox thinking. Here in the…

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    Nonconformists Are Extinct! “Nonconformists” believe that they do not conform to society in any way or form. This conclusion is false because it is not possible to not conform to society. Society controls individual's thought processes and makes them believe that if they are not following the “norm,” that they are then considered outcasts from society. Nonconformists separate themselves from conformists and society to express their own beliefs based on their own morals and opinions; however,…

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    Define Non Conformity

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    What is nonconformity? To understand it, we must first understand that conformity is to follow social standards and practices. Nonconformity is to avoid conformity. But plenty of people want to be different, so does that make nonconformity another type of conformity? I say it does. Lots of people try to be different which just makes them like everybody else who tries as well. Now you might be thinking if there even is such thing as nonconformity, but trust me it does exist. Like I said, people…

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    Are non-conformists rebels or people trying to progress the world? Non-conformists reject mainstream culture and join a counter-culture. There are many non-conformists groups like the homosexuals, artists, Goths, and cat people who are thought of as rebellious by other people that don't agree with the ideas of the counterculture. However stories of nonconformists helping society have made it clear that non-conformity is helpful and enhances society. When people reject mainstream culture, they…

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    Examples Of Nonconformism

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    Nonconformist is defined as a person who does not conform to generally accepted patterns of behavior or thought. Basically, I took this understanding to mean doing something out of the normal. At first I was confused as to what type of behavior I was going to express. I am not one who typically acts out, or does things out of the normal. However, I took this approach as more of joking around and having fun. I did not notify my husband as to what was going on and simply asked him if he wanted to…

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    to order, albeit in different ways. While both protagonists are treated as threats to the social order, the threat of Emily comes from within while the old man provides a threat from the outside. Miss Emily is characterized as an institution, a pillar of the old that seems to be preserved. The Old Man is described as a person who just washed up onshore to the discovery of the couple, and was also thought to have come from another land. Emily is that internal threat, like a cancer to society…

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    Nonconformism Analysis

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    Trend. Fad. Blind leading the blind. Mainstream. A lot of names that mean one thing: conformity. Many people, including myself, aim to go against and question these ideals. These people in our society are usually titled nonconformists. The nonconformists that I see are just obsessed with being apart from the norm and tend to question and criticize anything popular and counteract it. I’ve also noticed they admire other people’s individuality or style and try to model it for themselves, because…

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    arrives the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he "must take himself for better or worse in his portion.” In this passage, Emerson suggests that each person is given an individual gift. If he or she, is trying to be someone else, that person is not being true to themselves, because our portion is unique. In fact, Emerson thinks that we are divine. What deep concerns regarding conformity, he writes: “Society everywhere is in a conspiracy against the…

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