Doing your part to make the world a better place.
Ensuring we can survive into the future
Increased movement and communication between people, commodities, and cultures.
Values/traditions/beliefs/norms of a group of people
Group living in the same place.
Group of people with a common culture.
Political borders, common society
Cultural nation and political state that are one in the same.
Tragedy of the Commons
Overuse or misuse of something shared by a population. The fallout of a change.
The way a group expresses their cultural. Their cultural norms.
The understanding of your personal limitations.
Eg. You can’t be a different ethnicity.
- Complexity of Communication
- Organized religion
Top 3 Human Innovations
- Harnessing Fire
- Agricultural development
- Industrial revolution/mass production
The belief that thw human race is divided by races.
News flash, its not
Anything that represents a person other than their biology.
The belief that one culture is better than another.
Every culture is valid within its own context.
Culture makes sense to the people who are part of it.
Group of organisms that are genetically distinct within the same species
Ex. Dog breeds
A group of organisms that is within 1% different from other organisms.
A relatioship with unclear or crossed boundaries. Co-dependency, etc.
When one parent denegrates the other and purposely or unintentionally ruins the relationship with the other parent.
All children have the right to know both parents
When a parent is absent for a valid reason, be it violence, or “choice”
How class, gender, and ethnicity impact a Person and their world view.
How somwone sees the world
Is globalization good or bad?
Neither. Only the exploitation of globalization is bad as it only includes self interest which will not help to ensure the survival of our species.
How can parental alienation be prevented?
Early intervention and enforcement of the child’s right to know both parents.
Being able to divide into two view points. See both sides equally.
Coming to a decision with all voices heard
Interpreting new evidence only to support your own opinions.
Examination of different independant studies to determine overall trends
When a person’s identity becomes insecure typically due to changes in goals or societal roles
Easily being able to adjust view points to accept new information
Sources that provide a thorough and well reasoned theory, argument, and discussion.
Credibility of a source. Information is unbiased and backed up in facts and evidence.
3 steps to solving a social problem
What concepts does “Soldier Child” touch on
Benefits of Local Markets
Direct Fresher quality Accountability Cheaper Relationships Nutrition
Benefits of supermarkets
Variety Efficiency Volume Ready made/processed Safety nets
Parts of an economy
Production of commodities Distribution Consumption Taxes Debt load Conspicuous consumptiom
Exchange of goods/equal trade
Subsistence vs surplus economies
Subsistence everyone gets what they need
Surplus is based on the wants of people
Proving your “status” by showing off what you own
Pros of Globalization
Necessary for Growth
Aids in exiting poverty
Cons of Globalization
Falsified sense of poverty that needs to be “fixed”
Reduced value of human rights
Dependency of people on debt and the system
Smaller High accountability Consensus High prevention All have a voice Restitution
Disparity of wealth but not power
More rules to avoid chaos
Disparity is wealth, influence, and power
Intro to the patriarchy
You don’t have what you need and therefore you die.
You don’t have as much as the people around you
Conflict vs functional theories
Theories on why we continue the way we do
Conflict: conflict is normal, natural, and good. Needed in order to find compromise
Functionalist: everyone is where they are because they deserve it
Causation of electing a Trump
Tinder - everyone is used to the hierarchy so why change it (authoritarianism)
- social dominance
- intergroup contact
- relative deprevatiom
-i intersectionailty of all points
The epoch of earth created by man
Impact = population × economic activity × techno. Impacts on environment
Ability to adjust to new scenarios
Intellect + physical robustness + emotional stability = resiliency
Top global issues that lead to the rest
If you solve 1. 2 and 3 should follow
Making things that won’t last long in order to force people to buy more.
5 points to look to see if a society will collapse
Human impact on environment
Presence of climate change
Dissolution of positive neighbouring relations
Presence of negative neighbouring relations
Does political system allow for adaptation
Common threads in societal collapse
Collapse just after peak
Fragility of environment
Conflict between classes
Conflict involving strongly held beliefs
Forget the idea of having multiple small issues. Look at the big picture and see they’re all one in the same
Slow or stop the progress of the issues at hand
Avoid creating new negative impacts and focus on making things better while acknowledging that returning to how things were is not an option.
Disconnected world view
Some people are better than others
Allows beliefs to be used as a scape goat
Everything belongs to the planet and everything that exists is here because its necessary
Idea shared among most indigenous groups
Way of measuring how connected a society is. The more cruel the more disconnected they are
Causing intentional pain and suffering