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    The Michigan model of voter choice most prominently featured in the book The American Voter emphasises the role that social identity plays on our decisions made at the ballot box which we gain from our environment around us such as our parents’ political views. In this essay, I, will show why the Michigan model of voting offers an inadequate explanation for the way people vote and why I believe that the rational choice theory of voting specifically the altruistic theory of voting with a focus on…

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    One of the fundamental capabilities of humans that have been exploited especially in the business world is their ability to make choice, in most cases, rational ones. Human beings are endowed with the capability to make prudent choices and decisions which the view of maximizing their experience or satisfaction. At individual level, any decision arrived is meant to the highest self-interest and bring the greatest satisfaction to the decision maker. This subjective view of the reasons why…

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    study of choice”. This simple assumption is the most basic definition of the general economic thought because if there is a scarcity present, then there is a choice to be made about this scarce resource. Moreover, Rittenberg and Tregarthen (2009) also point out that what distinguishes economic approach from any other science, whether social or not, is that economists study this “choices” assuming that people try to maximize their decision making to reach a maximal value. These maximizing choices…

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    Constructivist Approach to Climate Change Realism has been the prevailing international relations (IR) theory since the Second World War (Sens & Stoett, 2010). Bennett Rambery, George Kennan, Hans Morgenthau, Henry Kissinger, and Samuel Huntington are just some of the prominent realists that swayed U.S. foreign policy during the recent era. However, state-centric realism seems to come short in explaining the fall of the Soviet Union and the rise of non-state threats, e.g., al Qaeda, (Snyder,…

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    System of Guidance Darci Deakin Utah State University System of Guidance Glasser’s Theory William Glasser’s theory is also known as, Choice Theory. Glasser’s research was done focusing on classroom management, but it relates very well in a home environment. He believed that students should accept responsibility for their own behavior and should also be responsible for the consequences that come with their behavior. We cannot change others behavior; we can only change our own behavior…

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    William Glasser: Discipline Guided by Choice Theory William Glasser believes that all behavior is chosen and that all of our actions are driven by five basic needs. These needs are survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun. Educators need to recognize that if a student is acting out it they are lacking one or more of these basic needs. Glasser does not believe in punishment. In place of punishment, students must state their inappropriate behavior, why it was wrong, and what they…

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    sense of themselves. Like choice blindness, where they can’t see their own faults. We often ask each other questions such as “why did you do that?” or “what Would you do?”, or “why do you like that?”, and we are also expecting answers. Although we usually get answers that the question receiver believes to be valid. However, these questions require introspection insight into internal mental processes that…

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    Reality Or Choice Theory

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    Reality or what is also known as Choice theory is a comprehensive methodology to explaining human motivation, behavior, and perception created by Dr. William Glasser. Dr. Glasser, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1925. Dr. Glasser was initially a chemical engineer however, he made a career change to Clinical Psychology. He then attended medical school eventually becoming psychiatrist. Glasser rejected the psychoanalytic approach of Dr. Sigmund Freud. From observations made by Dr. Glasser while…

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    Therefore, a person influenced by projection bias is more likely to divorce than a fully rational person. Thus, projection bias at the time of making the divorce decision leads to higher rates of divorce driven by impulsive behaviour. At the same time, remembered utility also plays a role, as individuals who find themselves in a troubled marriage…

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    by the advent of implemental rationalism and novel scientific approach. Therefore, the rationalism of thoughts in the form of scientific, academic and rational perspective toward the natural and humanistic world and putting aside anything else will be fulfilled. To sum up, the rationalism of thoughts is a gradual experimental, implemental and rational substitution for religious and magical knowledge…

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