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AssignmentIII The idea of people being social in nature can be clearly illustrated by the groups or communities that one sees all around them Groups of individuals share a common perspective of what reality consists of this is known as cultureCharon 1997 This reality is perceived through our interactions with others in the group and by what our position is within that groupCharon 1997 The way in which we see the world is in a sense limited by both our position and our interactions In order to actually fill your position in the group you need to have a working set of ideas and concepts to get the job doneCharon 1997 This working set of ideas is actually formed by the interactions that you have with other people who have the same position as you It works for everyone else and therefore you can t just randomly choose another set of concepts and ideas andexpect them to work so you choose the ideas concepts and means that your peers useCharon 1997 For instance if you are a Chemist you obtain knowledge and perspectives consistent of your environment ie chemistry you would not learn a great deal about molecular biology because those concepts and ideas are not useful to you We don t have a complete picture of everything around usbecause we perceive only the things which fit into our social structureCharon 1997 Reality is not a Velcro Nerf dart toss of facts and ideas but rather a magnetic selection of those facts and ideas which are conducive to our pre-constructed structure To one man power and riches are the greatest thing to achieve but to a bum The oiliest thing is to have a warm placeto sleep Coleman1982207 It s unfortunate that these conceptscan be utilized by a dictator to gain control and power for his own ideas and concepts Hitler was just such a man he used a social construct known as patriotism that
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