Appalachian Mountains Honor Analysis

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The "culture of honor" that takes place throughout the Appalachian Mountains is when someone has to be aggressive and respected in order to protect what is their property. If they are looked upon as weak and fragile, they aren 't able to make a living because people would just run over them. For example, "the survival of a farmer depends on the cooperation of others in the community. But a herdsman is off by himself..He 's under constant threat of ruin through the loss of his animals..he has to make it clear, through his words and deeds that he is not weak. He has to be willing to fight in response to even the slightest challenge to his reputation" (Gladwell 166-167) In order for no one to steal the herdsman 's herds, he had to threaten
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