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An Analysis of the Argument on the Mandatory Rules for Driverless Cars in Ushering in a Safe, Driveless Future
Ushering in a Safe, Driverless Future The editorial board of the New York Times, in the editorial; Ushering in a Safe, Driverless Future, argues that mandatory rules for driverless cars are essential to the advancement of this technology. The New York Time’s purpose is to explain how driverless vehicles may seem unsafe, bu...
An Explanation of Human Behavior Through Social Determinism
Human behavior is the product of millions of years, and throughout all our existence our behavior has always been the subject of a profound research and questioning. There exists a great diversity of various social, anthropological or psychological theories, which tend to explain human nature and analyze our behavior in acc...
The Concept of Race-Thinking and Its Challenges
A Challenge to Race-Thinking The concept of race-thinking is a byproduct of our natural living condition. We are born into linguistic cultures that shape our lives; the ways in which we think and behave. Language enables us to openly express our thoughts and ideas, and from this, race-thinking emerges. Paul C. Taylor defin...
The Concept of Categorization in Society
Humans have always had an innate desire to categorize the objects in their lives. In the time of hunter-gatherers, people divided plants into edible and non-edible categories, and animals into safe and dangerous ones. In today’s complex world, categorization has gone on apace, with food being described as organic and inorga...
The Importance of Play in the Development of Children
From the ages of four to eighteen, we experience many changes by learning from our own experiences that may have taken place throughout our childhood. In middle age childhood, children started to become more active in their own world through school as well as at home. They start to develop and practice cognitive, social and...
The Issue of Self-Identity Development of Children in Foster Care due to the Lack of Stability
There are many ways one can interpret the gradual socialization of a community. One of which can be seen from the vantage point of a symbolic interactionist, who explains the symbolic meaning that is placed upon objects, behaviors, and events in the process of social interaction. To try to understand how a symbolic interact...
The Importance of Mental Processes to Evaluate the Structure of Society as Seen by George Mead
Unlike other sociologists who focused on the structure of society George Mead was concerned with mental processes which are essential in the understanding of his views and theories especially when he defines the self and its initial stages of development. That is, of course, another topic, but it is related to his definitio...
How Marx, Weber, and Durkheim Would Describe the Social Change in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
The classical theorists Durkheim, Marx and Weber in their own concept of place would watch Mr. Deeds goes to town and each one would define his move from a non-industrialized small-town to a city as a change in physical space that in turn produces changes in his social life. They’d also reflect on the difference in relation...
The Different Generations That Exist in Society Today
Introduction There are a few different generations working in today’s economy. They are vastly separated in age but have somehow managed not to destroy one another every day. They do this by helping one another; all four generations have their own unique qualities that make them useful and a part of the whole team. These d...
An Analysis of Jared Diamond's Response to Yali's Question in His Book Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Yali’s Question “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own?” This was the question that Yali, a New Guinean politician addressed to Jared Diamond, a well known American scientist. However, before Jared Diamond could answer the...