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Cultural script

communities answers, which you may or may not accept

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Characteristics of systems

boundaries and balance

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Needs

requirements for well being

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To satisfy our needs we must..

find a way of adapting

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2 view points on any system

parts and wholes

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Parts:

have particular needs

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Collective intrests

requirements for the continues function of the system

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Problem of intergration

coordinating the parts in the interests of the whole

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Problem of adaption

adjustments required in order to survive

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Adaptions and intergration

are same thing just viewed from different perspectives

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Laws of limits

successful pursuit of separate welfare of any parts reduces the welfare of the whole

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Internal controls

shaping minds and the unthinkable (thinking the same)

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External controls

culture scripts describe preferred paths (least resistance)

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2 ways systems shape people

-socialization
-paths of least resisytance

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socialization

process of participating in social life shapes our character and choices

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Paths of least sistsance

every situation contains potentially limitless choices. normal path has least resistance

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2 kinds of control

-internal control (socliation)
-external control (paths of least resistance)

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Imperative triavality

fundamental requirement of social life, possibility of a world in which you made all the decisions all the time.

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Legitimations

socially acceptable justifications for following pre exciting pattern

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2 modern revolutions

-french revolution
-industrial revolution