scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 845
Why do people join social movements Why do people join political professional or social movements of whatever size and surrender so completely giving up in the extreme everything their fortunes their critical thinking their political freedom their friends families even their own lives What causes people to create a system or perhaps follow a system that creates such things as ethnic cleansing and the killing fields of Cambodia That anyone who opposes this system of aesthetics is committing a political offense might appear fanatic writer Andrei Milosz says One cause of people to join social movements is fear It is a human effort at control and control of that type comes from what is common all of us fear It transcends all boundaries nationalities religions and cultures So to answer the question why do people join social movements is fear in part We are human and we are all of us afraid of something Autocracy is derived in fear Autocracies use this in order to impose their view of reality their particular version of the truth The object is control over more and more followers ultimately control over everyone Either one follows or one is eliminated They swallow large numbers of people if their ambitions are realized in proselytizing campaigns designed to play on these common fears And they claim to know of what people are afraid of and to know what to do about it How do leaders and followers form a movement that eventually oppresses others and what is the relationship between them At times we feel as having fallen from grace This can leave us with feelings of dispair and helplessness A leader who is charismatic and persuasive can take someone in this mind frame and combine to form a leader and a follower Together they combine to enslave people therefore slave is an inaccurate term for true believer that is people who need to find a marvelous parent who
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA