The Pros And Cons Of Conformity

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Good morning, Ladies and gentlemen, today, the topic I shared is that “Should we be a conformist?” Well, my answer is negative based on several arguments. Before talking conformity, I am going to ask you a few questions first. Did you go to university because of the intention of your family? Do you wanna be a teacher while you are taking Bachelor of education degree? Will you follow at the trend of the majority or the universal value? If you say yes, then you are experiencing conformity. In my point of views, conformity may be dangerous while individuality is when opportunity knocks. In this speech I will further explain my stance and talk about why we need to learn to get out of the safety zone. In the first place, we should clear note that what is conformity. Some researchers (Morton Deutsch and Hal Gerard) has emphasized there are two types of conformity, called normative conformity and informational conformity. In reality, conformity often occurs. For example, we are supposed to obey the traffic rules since it is regarded as the social obligation that people should act. It can be a strong evidence of the normative conformity, also call social conformity. In social psychology, “it is defined as ‘the influence of other people that leads us to conform in order…show more content…
Before talking conformity, I am going to ask you a few questions first. Did you go to university because of the intention of your family? Do you wanna be a teacher while you are taking Bachelor of education degree? Will you follow the trend of the majority or the universal value? If you say yes, then you are experiencing conformity. In my point of view, conformity may be dangerous for our society and it is dangerous for your development. In this speech, I will further explain my stance and talk about why we need to learn to get out of the safety

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