The word “social” means: “relating to society or its organization.” There is a special type of science that studies how human beings interact with each other and it is called “sociology.” One quality of our society that sociologists, the type of scientists who study society, have looked closely at is mankind’s desire to be a part of different groups. Sociologists call this “group behavior.”Sociologists believe that group behavior began in mankind a long time ago when man was more primitive. Back then, people did not have big homes made of concrete or brick to protect them from dangerous animals. People slept in caves and were out in the open during the day a lot more. They would look all around for food so that the species could continue living. Eventually, people began to realize that if they traveled and worked together, they could find more food and would be able to more effectively battle animals that threatened them. Bigger quantities of food and a better sense of safety helped humans survive and prosper.
As time went on, people began to see the benefits of being a part of a group. Groups provide companionship. People simply get to be around other people, which we as a species began to enjoy. Usually, this sense of companionship would be stronger felt if the group as a whole had a common purpose. This could also lead to members of a group feeling extra proud of themselves when they accomplish something, especially if it benefits the rest of the group. Some people also began to become leaders within their groups, which created a higher level of appreciation and respect for them from their peers. This marked the beginning of roles within a group.
A “role” is another word for a job within a group. Individuals in a group either naturally created a purpose for themselves or might have been given one by the group’s leader. Some men of a group had the role of hunter, for example. Others may have been the builders of campfires.
Group behavior also included the creation of “norms” and “values.” Norms are examples of what a group normally does over a period of time. Members of a group might all wake up at the same time and begin to carry out their various duties during the day, but repeat those same activities day after day. Values are a summary of what the group’s goals might be or a general idea of what is acceptable behavior. Some groups might strongly believe in honesty and dislike theft.
There are actually some negative things that can come along with group behavior. From time to time, if a person is not accepted within a group, they might feel rejected and saddened. Other times, a group might find itself fighting a “common enemy,” which is another group that is disliked as a whole because it may have different norms or values. Group behavior also makes it more likely that all of the members of a group will believe something just because one member says so, even if it is not true or favorable.
Group behavior is the basis for so much of what we see in our society today. Cities, towns, and countries were built because of a group behavior that created common values. The same can be said for all of the large organized religions of the world, not to mention little after-school clubs that focus on art or the game of chess.
Group behavior also makes it more likely that all of the members of a group will believe something just because one member says so. Explain why this may be a negative aspect of group behavior by using information from the passage.
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The word “social” means: “relating to society or its organization.” There is a special type of science that studies how human beings interact with each other and it is called “sociology.”
Please HELP ASAP!XIV. A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike. HE REL EN - MERE -President Woodrow Wilson, 1918 LEHT BOOS E LA C What was the primary weakness of the international association described above? RE O HEERLER ALTH HERISHES LETTER FILTER O A. Colonial people were not represented. REST O B. Nations of Eastern Europe were represented by the Austro- Hungarian Empire O C. The United States never became a member.
The Bubonic Plague had been around for decades in Asia, but due to the density of the population, it didn't have much of an overall effect. However, when the plague spread to Europe, the death toll was immense. 50% of Europeans died because of the plague due to poor living conditions, population density/population, and the carelessness when treating or being around the disease. While the death toll from the plague may seem like a bad thing for Europe, it actually helped it in the long run. This is because at the time, as the plague started to arrive in Europe, the population was over capacity which led to mass famines and disease which in turn caused overall societal progress to be stunted (dark age). After the population of Europe was effectively cut in half, the survivors had more food and better conditions to live in which consequently started artistic and scientific revolutions leading to the Renaissance.
What happened to the republican government of Rome when Julius Caesar took control?
People in the senate thought he would change the roman religion so the legend says that a friend told him not to go to the senate and beware the ides of March (March 15). Julius did not listen to this comment and went to the senate, and was stabbed to death by the senators.
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In problem #5, what was George’s velocity in meters per second? (hint: draw a picture to find his displacement) (hint velocity is speed +direction)
Answer: so we get 38.46 m/second
displacement = distance and direction
from starting point to end point
Georgie end 500m north.so his displacement is 500 north
here 750 m- 250 =500m
so we taken 500m north next
here 13 is time taken
so we get 38.46 m/second
To find George's velocity in meters per second, we need to calculate his displacement and divide it by the time taken.
First, let's determine George's displacement. Displacement refers to the distance and direction between the starting point and the end point. In this case, George's starting point is not mentioned, but we know that he ends up 500 meters north. So, his displacement is 500 meters north.
Next, we need to calculate the time taken. Unfortunately, the time is not provided in the question, so we don't have enough information to calculate the exact velocity. However, the answer provided assumes a time of 13 seconds. So, we'll use that value for the calculation.
Finally, we can calculate George's velocity. Velocity is equal to displacement divided by time. So, in this case, the velocity would be 500 meters north divided by 13 seconds, which equals approximately 38.46 meters per second.
It's important to note that the actual value for George's velocity may differ depending on the actual time taken, which is not provided in the question. But based on the assumption of 13 seconds, the answer would be 38.46 meters per second.
Describe in what ways did the war between France and Britain cause problems for the United States??
The British and French blockades had disastrous effects on United States shipping. For instance before 1806 the U.S. was getting rich on European trade with Britain and France. Now an American ship bound for French ports had to stop first at a British port for inspection and payment of fees. hope this help.
To stay out of war, Thomas Jefferson put an embargo on Great Britain and France. But in the long run, that hurt America more than it hurt Spain or France.
Why did Diocletians reforms unsuccessful
He was too weak to force people obey him.
He was too weak to force the others to obey him. Hope this helped!
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