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SOC 101 - Week 1 Individualism

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SOC 101 - Week 1 Individualism SOC 101

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This nutshell covers chapters "Introduction" and "Individualism" in the book.
Intro to Sociology
Timothy J Bertoni
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individualism, sociology, conformity, Capitalist, Culture




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Date Created: 08/18/16
1) Introduction  Black and white in the USA  Chimpanzees are affected by the society  There are many perspectives to see the world  Individualism was positive  Now, individualism is treated negatively  The end of World War 2 opens up despair and hope  We gradually learn from Frazier that behavior engineer is possible  Thus torture was existed  There are great forces from our society: whether it is bad or good  Sociology is about the courage of a person to confront comfortable ways of thinking  2) Individualism  Ted Kacynski  Ted Kaczynski is introduced with his outstanding intelligence  He broke the society influence and found his “individualism”  He then quit his well­positioned job  He started bombing scientists  He wants to revenge anything that opposes “Freedom”  Individualism is the most dominant value in American society  Ted might be affected by this individualism ideology  Isolation can be either to find inner peace or to bring destructive manners  A Culture of Individualism  Nigerian culture is opposite from American culture  In Nigeria, “It takes a village to raise a child”  Individualism has been dominating TV shows in American culture  Economic Individualism  There are many private businesses in America  Thus capitalist economic system becomes so dominant  The employees are responsible for their individual work  Individualism in Economic Theory  Capitalism promotes an individualist philosophy where self­interest is rewarded  What’s Wrong with Individualism?  Freedom can either be positive or negative  Individualism in America keeps increasing every year  Some community leaders and influential public figures still support individualism The evidences of why Ted’s extreme commitment to individualism: 1. His Intentional avoidance of personal relationships 2. His deliberate physical separation form others 3. His belief that he could live out his life completely independent of a larger community 4. His solitary development of a personal program of social reform 5. his Private strategy to unilaterally impose his ideas through a series of violent acts that  destroyed the lives of others


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