The necessities of social norms is to behave in an acceptable behavior to fit into society. One seems to have to wear the up to date fashion in clothing, and act as others do, standing out to much brings to much attention to oneself and can be considered deviant behavior. Family background, experiences, and childhood shape everyone 's life. Many individuals deviate from acceptable norms from what they have experienced, and seen. In the Stranger, society views Meursault as a cold -hearted killer and moral “blank.” The novel categorizes him as dangerous and evil because Meursault refuses to conform to society’s accepted standards of behavior.
Perception. Manipulation. Respect and Authority. These are qualities one uses when striving for privilege and capital, in order to control those around them. However, the concept of an ideal is constantly evolving based off one’s previous achievements and surroundings, which ultimately results in greed and dissatisfaction.
In both stories the people in power focus on the wrong things and it ends up hurting their citizens. The people in both worlds rely on technology to do very important jobs and this reliance causes the societies to misuse their technology. When people feel as if their freedoms are being restricted, they will rebel. In “Harrison Bergeron” and “The Pedestrian”, the controlling government, dependency and misuse of technology and the significant rebellious acts caused by these things create a dystopian world for its
Both Grendel in Grendel and The Captain in The Sympathizer are conflicted in their own ideas as society’s influence on their beliefs corrupts and alters their mentalities. They find themselves in situations in which they cannot choose between themselves and the world. Although both characters are fundamentally different from others in each respective story because of their unique dual natures, they cannot escape the clutching forces of assimilation to the expectations of the world and society. Grendel and The Captain are able to create their own foundations in their own beliefs, but they are challenged in life through the exposure to the world and its expectations. The major problem explored throughout Grendel and The Sympathizer revolves around how each of
The world is a very judgmental place. Imagine a world where we all had to wear a sign stating our worst faults. It is hard enough to go through a day without being judged or feeling alone and nobody even knows our worst faults. The world would be a very interesting and harsh place to live if everybody knew our sins. It is hard to know if there would be more or less judgement coming from other people because of the signs we would have to wear.
When one rises, one must also fall. Humans are a power hungry species, always striving for control and dominance. However, that power is not always easily accessible, yet humans are determined to get access to that power no matter what or who has to be sacrificed. If one has that power, another is willing to commit anything to get a hold of that said power. In Section II of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Kafka demonstrates how the shift in power from one person to another affects everyone’s social standing.
Mankind is often faced with ambivalence towards law. People believe that is necessary to deal with the world when it is constantly involved in some form of chaotic turmoil. However, this can be considered as one our main glaring flaws within our society because humanity tends to do more harm than originally created. This conflict also arises in the play, Antigone, by Sophocles. Antigone, the character, imitates the struggle between what she deems to be morally upstanding and what the law actually says is equitable.
A world without cosmetologists would be so different. People would be trying to recreate styles on themselves. They’d be cutting in all the wrong places and it probably wouldn’t turn out how they expected it to. The point is just because it doesn’t seem like it, cosmetologists are important without them the world the world could be a mess because they’re trained in more than just “decorating
Question 2 Artificial intelligenc(AI), which tackles the problems of ‘evolution of despair’ mentioned by Wright and the failure of social changes towards technological advancements claimed by Ornstein and Elhrich, will replace the future human-being. Firstly, there are mismatches between social conditions and natural evolution as well as cultural evolution and technological advancement, therefore, people find it hard to keep pace with the changes and hence, human will be desperate. Regarding the ‘Mismatch Theory’ claimed by Robert Wright, even if technology brings good to human, the world created will be an uncomfortable and unfulfilling place to live. A sense of life's pointlessness, and social isolation are the sources of stress (Linda
INTRODUCTION Being under pressure to achieve unobtainable goals inevitably sets that person up for disappointments. Perfectionists tends to have harsh critics of oneselves when fail to meet their standards and objectives. Some authors have argued on two types of perfectionism. They have classified some as tending towards normal perfectionism and some as neurotic perfectionism. Normal perfectionists are gradient more towards being a perfect person without compromising on their self-esteem, and deriving happiness from their own efforts, Being made.