Sociology Of Leopard Man Analysis

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Bullied, pushed around, and called names. The children of today’s generation are constantly pressured to conform in these ways. In the article “The Sociology of Leopard Man” the author of Logan Feys argues that, “To be human, with individual tastes, talents, values, and aspirations that are distinct from those of others. Living in society, we are under constant pressure to surrender our individuality to the will of the majority, the school, the workplace, the family, etc.” (par. 6). Here Logan Feys claims that we have this pressure on us to conform to standards set by society. I agree because we are constantly being pushed into this mold by society to be somebody that we simply aren’t. Family is a great example of the pressure of conformity.…show more content…
Children who are different are constantly called horrible names and made fun of simply because they show their individuality. Non-conformist are heavily impacted by this because bullies often target individuals who are different from the average cookie cutter conformist you see on tv. We are much more vulnerable to the situation as an individual, thus forcing us to ‘surrender’ our personal style or tastes to our environs. Some conformists may think that we don’t have pressure on us to conform to societal standards. They say that they don’t bully, but even the most simple things such as trends or what we see on media can make others feels belittled. When we see others with nicer things or somebody else’s life that’s better than ours we feel this pressure that we need to be like that. When everybody surrounding you has one thing that you don’t have, you get made fun of for it. Media has a huge effect on how we think and what we think we should look like. We are constantly pushed into a mold by society to be something or somebody that we can’t be. Our family and all conformists that surround us, telling us we aren’t good enough for standards set by society. Media telling us how to dress and what we should look like to match the body of the newly hyped pop star with the thinnest
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