Harry Stein, a contributing editor to city Journal defined microaggression as "It is to exaggerate the meaning of such encounters in the interest of perpetually seeing oneself as a victim." The victim exaggerates the situation the person asking or giving a compliment becomes the victim because of the disciplinary actions having to face. People should not be punished for not knowing the hidden message of their action, and the limit knowledge of their victim 's background. They are known as ignorant people while people who know the hidden message of their action but still commit to doing because they are curious and want to learn. Racial microaggression is invisible, people tend to make it visible through exaggeration.
When Okonkwo got angry he would use his fists. He was known for having a temper and getting angry. It was so bad that even his children were scared of him. This quote shows that he can be unsympathetic towards his wives and children because instead of listening to them he chose to act out. They feel as if they have to be very careful of what they say because there might be a chance that he will hurt them.
Hypocrisy is found in society and is the root of the problems regarding hateful actions to forgiving situations. A hateful response will shut off someone’s heart, but a forgiving response opens their eyes to new views, thus accountability in hypocrisy opens new peaceful views instead of hateful
Absolutists believe what is “right” is always right and what is “wrong” is always wrong; however, relativists accept that what is right or wrong is considered right or wrong depending on the individuals, groups, societies or cultures. Based on relativism’s view, “those acts approved of by society are good; those that are socially frowned on being bad” (Shafer-Landau, 2010, p. 183). They think we should not judge a society that favors the raping of young girls or women. If such action is socially approved in that particular society, it is a good thing (Shafer-Landau, 2010, p. 183). Even if a widely supported norm will be catastrophic to a society, it is the appropriate thing to do if it is socially accepted.
Due to his practices he was shunned by the settlers and although his strict methods may have brought order and stability he didn't understand that such acts do not affect only a single party, he would be facing consequences as well. The entire reason that Caleb’s Crossing took place on Martha’s Vineyard was due to the fact that Bethia’s father choose to separate from Winthrop whom was a man that would exercise his mass influence to punish those who’s ideals were not synonymous with his own. Although little is revealed about his character, he is the stereotypical autocrat whom places himself before that of the people and steps over them for his own gain, a human political disturbance that Bethia’s father strives to further himself
Pain and suffering can make one say and do things that they otherwise would not. For instance, when Elie’s father was being beaten in front of him, Elie did not try to help him; he “had not even blinked” due to the fear he felt. Nonetheless, his father understood Elie’s actions and whispered, “It doesn’t hurt,” to make Elie feel less remorseful. Elie felt guilty for not doing anything to help his father, and if it had not been for his father understanding his actions, guilt could have consumed Elie to such a degree that it would have made it more difficult to live. By showing that he understood his son, Elie’s father made Elie’s survival more probable.
Bystander apathy and effect is an idea that people are cruel or not willing to react when they are in a situation where a person in severe problem is in need of their essence they are not willing to react in a helping manner. This is not a rare thing in today's world the way people react in a situation will amaze people and inhuman acts to severe or weird situations whether these acts are deserving they shall not be left untreated. This is why it is important to read about bystander apathy and effect to know what is going on in this world and how everyone can help to prevent it (Wikipedia Contributors). Bystander apathy there are many examples of this one of them is a lady named Catherine Genovese, she was only twenty eight years old at the time of her
He attempts to make peace, his actions are no different than those of others, and he is experiencing resentment. Although there is no excuse for murdering others, Grendel does not kill for the fun of it. His actions are just reactions to emotions he is experiencing. Furthermore, his willingness to make peace emphasizes the remorse he feels for the crimes he has committed. This also shows that he acted impulsively because of his strong feelings of resentment.
In other words, emotions can either be good or bad. I feel that this is something that should be avoid because, when we refer to certain emotions as good or bad, we develop this concept that it is right or wrong to feel a certain way. This may result in some individuals feeling ashamed to feel “bad.” We have created a society where you force positivity upon people and shame those that are not positive. In doing this, we create a strict environment that fails to consider the diversity in emotion. In addition, if a person feels ashamed of their unhappiness, then they may be afraid to share their feelings.
Antwone suffers from displacement and repression, and he also deny a lot about his pass experiences. With that being said, my treatment recommendation for Antwone is the psychoanalytic theory. Antwone denies and bottles up all the anger that he has from his pass without realizing that it is causing him more harm. He refused to talk about these issues because he thought that he does not have an issues. With all the anger bottled up, he tends to displace them by lashing out on his co-workers.
At the point when George shoots Lennie it demonstrates that he cared for Lennie and realized that in the event that he let the others discover Lennie they would torment him. Steinbeck demonstrates that, in Lennie 's situation, individuals with dysfunctional behaviors were dealt with as sub-par and misjudged with little help in their circumstances. It likewise demonstrates that when individuals are detainees to their status, for example, Curly 's wife, you are headed to do emotional and consideration looking for acts that cause inconvenience of everybody. In the book, the writer utilized words that were not proper English, for example, ain 't and different illustrations "You never oughta drink water when it ain 't running, Lennie,". John
The “Outsiders” made me think about the rules that groups give us are strongly founded on what they see as defiance. It made me think that some rules are given within a group are not remotely necessary and that we as a society are to blame for what is deemed as “socially acceptable”. Deviants may not even be actually deviants but that’s what they are labeled by society because they think, what the deviant did was wrong, which could be made up by what society thinks is okay behavior. The relation to this reading and the sociology course shows how society controls us and how they consider we should act. It reminded me of how society tells us as women that showing off our body parts is deemed as trashy and not lady like, but men can do so without
“Why, then, had he come hither? Was it but the mockery of penitence? A mockery, indeed, but in which his soul trifled with itself. He had been driven higher by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere” (Hawthorne 138) here dimmesdale can 't face the justice of what he has done wrong which is why the author called him a coward and is the reason why he kept his secrets because he is a coward to admit it to and face the consequences which is why later the guilt of keeping them eats him from the inside. Dimmesdale also kept his secrets to keep his reputation as the revered so the town won 't judge him.
I think that almost everybody had a time that a friend was disloyal to him or her once or that you don’t want to be nice anymore because you always have a negative response when you try to reach out. One thing that Teixeira said in the first line was struck out to me. He was talking about how he doesn’t have patience for certain things, not because he is full of himself but because he doesn’t want to be bothered with people that doesn’t want his best interest in heart. From my own personal experience I would agree with him on this. I look back to freshman year in high school.