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    During the Paleolithic era, hunters and gatherers lived together in peace and harmony and acted as one unified tribe. The nomads migrated together in tribes and they all supported each other and were loyal to one another with practically no flaws. As history went on and times began to change we moved into the Neolithic age, where people became more advanced and their human emotions got in the way of their judgement and affected how they acted. As the population grew, the competition for land increased and tribes began to attack each other, thus creating one of the first flaws in society: murder. The flaws in our society are so prominent that they are often depicted in literature as themes. Two classic pieces of literature that depict the flawed…

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    Throughout history, it has been seen that human societies have collapsed, and ceases to exist today. Some societies include Somalia, Ruanda, and Yugoslavia. Today, there are societies that are at risk of collapsing, such as Nepal, Indonesia, and Columbia. Jarred Diamond believed that the study and analysis of why some societies collapsed is the only way for us to avoid making the same mistakes and suffering the same fate. He has developed a five point framework that allows him to understand the…

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    Stigma In Society

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    A factor which heavily influences the shape of society is the stigmatization and often negative stereotyping of specific communities of people, often minority or racial groups. These communities, such as races, sexualities, genders, and people with disabilities or mental illnesses, often face discrimination and hardship from those who ostracize them as different or try to project stereotypes onto them. Stigma has been an influence on society from the beginning of civilization. In the ancient…

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    Invisible in a Conforming Society Would the world be better off if all humans were the same? People do not wear the same clothes or think the same thoughts due to the human nature in an individual. This causes people to be different from others and create self expression. In a conforming society these standards are not applied. Certain groups of people in a conforming society aimlessly prefer to stay within these societal confinements. Although there are groups of people who are better off in a…

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    Society is - by definition - a diverse range of people living together in a more or less ordered community, with communal values and ethics. Simply put, an egalitarian society is one that strives for equality amongst its citizens. Whether or not contemporary Australian society is egalitarian is debatable, depending upon your position in society. Australia is governed by democracy, a concept that allows for a system of government to be elected based upon a single, and fair vote by each and every…

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    The Role Identification Enhances Social Responsibility and Concord Most societies, especially in the current century, have lost control to identify social responsibility for each of its members accurately. An ideal community comprises of different people with different roles. Every person is required to fulfill his or her role properly, and this could enhance social integration and progress. A city that holds close accord is the one whose members fulfill their roles adequately. Johnson, in…

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    As technology becomes a more influential part of human society, questions are raised considering its impact on society. Clive Thompson’s article, Smarter than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better, addresses this issue by stating that technology has a positive effect on society. Jenna Wortham’s article, I Had a Nice Time with You Tonight. On the App., presents a similar argument, but takes a different approach, by making her argument more grounded in everyday life.…

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    Holden Caulfield Society

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    Sylvia Plath, in her novel The Bell Jar, said, “If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed”. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger, reflects this idea of recognizing the falseness of society and distancing oneself from others in order to create a shield against societal superficiality. In the novel, we see Holden Caulfield interact with various personalities, all of whom bring out different aspects of his own character and attitude toward society. In order to convey the…

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    A society is a group of people who live in a more or less ordered community. Everyone has a place in their social system. People have expectations of how others should behave in their social class. Each position is associated with a set of relationships called social networks. One person can obtain many networks. Columbine had a huge impact on society. Most people weren’t sure what to think. People were scared. They feared for their children. No one had taken Eric and Dylan seriously…

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    continue growing and not be beneficial to the social implications of this concept. Furthermore, the Pictures and videos do not really disappear. The truth is that once something is sent or posted, it is out there for everyone to see. Because of the very explicit photos being sent, there has been an increase in the numbers of suicide due to the increase of cyber bullying. After reading the article on the Boston website I overlooked the basic idea of the article on the decrease of privacy.…

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