In addition, if this were implemented chaos and disorder would follow. Thus, their would be disarangemnet within the government and people would turn against each other. In like manner, certain people would seek higher power and others would be caught poowerless living in fear. Overall, the reucorance of this decade would only have a negative effect toward society if implemented again. Moreover, the different forms of power which people possesed led to fear within each person.
Media is still vital because it can be used to socialize and on the other hand to make decisions and formulates opinions: it builds up the notoriety of vices. With the Internet being readily available to the younger generation, they end up learning certain material, which are not suitable for their age. They get disclosed to impropriety and improper acts. They become wrapped up in a divergent world - one of fantasy. It allows them to grow up with misguided preconceptions and
As the Era of Conformity progressed and eventually died down, people began to realize the problem with the ideals pre-implemented in society. Although the overall social atmosphere has improved, there are still many works left to be done. As time moves on, new generations will replace the old as to dominating the society, the goal for everyone in this rising generation should be to create the equal, diverse, and accepting environment for the betterment of the
“Growing up in a poor society is affective to the people living there”(UMN). “Your neighborhood affects you”(Renner 1). They live up to the stereotype our society judges them on. So, they drop out of highschool and do bad things like join gangs and such. “People in power act unethical”(Miller 1).”Rich people are more likely to lie, cheat”(Choi 1).
Prejudice Prejudice is still a very prominent part of today’s society. Although people around the world are becoming more educated and growing as a whole, prejudices have not gone away and do not look to do so in the near future. By definition, a prejudice is a preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience. In other words, a prejudice is an uneducated opinion formed not by oneself, but rather by oneself’s interpretation of others opinions. William James said it best: “A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.” The majority of society, although not all, seems to be under the assumption that they are critically thinking and forming their own opinions, while in reality
Because of this implementation, a change of how the world was viewed would begin to slowly trickle down from the social elites to the growing mass of regular citizens. That is why in the Gilded Age we see an impact of new ideas towards science. This revolution would not finish here, but would continue at the forefront of every era after. It would find itself before the Supreme Court and before every household. Charles Darwin’s work and studies would eventually become embraced, because of their early roots here.
For example, the reformers believed the poor and working class part of society were an “inferior” people - a people prone to crime, disease, idiocy, and imbecility. This was seen with the idea of eugenics and its compulsory sterilization program that would rid society of these unwanted people through selective breeding. Even many settlement house workers, though they did provide relief, hope, and solutions to immigrants’ bleak conditions, still held a very condescending attitude toward immigrant populations. White, middle-class values were imposed on the immigrants and their cultures were dismissed. Another weakness was that segregation was also viewed as progressive, and even needed, for safety by some reformers.
There are more social inequities in modern day America than Americans can count, and that is truly unfortunate. Some major ones include racism, social class inequality, and judging someone based on their appearance. Racism can be defined as a person being treated poorly because of the color of their skin. People of different races are being discriminated against every day, especially in America.Race discrimination for some people affects them horribly. They are called names for being different.
Cultural norms of the society have always contributed to the widening of the gender inequality gap. This is because of the belief that one gender is not strong enough to tackle some activities. This has led to limited revenues and inefficient performances due to lack of specific talents. The performance of both genders has also been a factor used to limit one to deliver. Failure to let the other gender show what they are capable of has had effects to the economy.
Scott Fitzgerald is represented on how the wealthy not only looked down upon people of little wealth, but also those from all kinds of lifestyles who just did not seem to fit in their prime and extravagant lifestyle. The true meaning behind the disguise is that no matter what, the feeling of wanting more and more wealth will always cause the wealthy to feel as if they are superior than all those who aren’t. Wealth can rot a person from the inside and their lifestyle as a whole also created a feeling of hatred and resentment towards those who are snobbish and blasphemous due to their social class. This relates to the mid-1920s because it shows how ignorant and degrading people were. In society at the time, this book was written, during around the time where racism was common.
Jean –Jacques Rousseau believed that technology, knowledge and science corrupts human beings, and that human nature is good. The more knowledge a person have, many take greed into their hand or the more money a person has they believe they are better than another person. Some also believe the more money they have, the more problems they will have in their life. There is a saying that goes “it’s better to be poor and happy than being rich and miserable.” In the case of technology, it is something that corrupts human beings. People do not think for themselves anymore, they have become inadequate thinkers.
The American Dream has shaped this country for centuries. It inspired the works of people like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Alva Edison, and Henry Ford. This Dream can be considered the driving force of our economy, the contributing reason for our immigrant influx, and the powering factor of our innovation. Although everyone interprets this Dream differently, the majority of individuals in this country can agree on some certain ideas and morals. Since none of this would be easy or even possible in an authoritarian regime, our rights and our freedoms play an important role in the Dream.
Families, friends and the society in general are affected in some type of way because like death itself is permanent and cannot be reversed, the families of those taken away suffer a lot in trying to fill the gap. At the same time, the society suffers as the needy people increase in number so government resources have to be increased, which goes back to haunt taxpayers. Racial profiling also have negative impacts on the morale of racialized employees, resulting in such things as increased absenteeism in jobs causing lower productivity rates, and decreased quality of products, all of which can impact businesses. Other people have lost their property and businesses have closed down when people go out in their anger burning and looting the stores as they protest. This happened recently in Baltimore after the death of an innocent young man.