12 notes tagged with "society"

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity. It asks the same questions philosophers have asked - but only questions about humans(Why language…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #anthropology, #society, #cognition, #philosophy

Published on 7 months ago

Belief Threshold

People tend to accept ideas that a threshold percentage of their friends also subscribe to. This can be manipulated by creating a [ Majority…

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Published on a year ago

Connections in People Groups

Bonding Social capital: The number of connections within a group. Bridging Social Capital: The number of connections between groups. Too…

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Published on a year ago

Cost of Mistrust

The decreased trust in others is both the reason to and result of decreased participation in communal activities. Without trust, we have to…

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Published on 10 months ago

Imagined Community

It is the idea of a community within all its members minds. Eg. Nations. Some characteristics... Limited - there are boundaries beyond which…

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Published on 7 months ago

Interactive Group Effect

When individuals in a group interact, they can sometimes reach results that would not have reached them if each had acted alone. Whole is…

Tagged with: #psychology, #society

Published on 10 months ago

Keyfabe

Portraying staged events(like wrestling) as real - including the internal politics, rivalries and relationships. Similar dynamic can be…

Tagged with: #behavior, #media, #society, #permanent-notes

Published on 10 months ago

Majoritarian

Illiberal means that the most important unit is not the individual - it's the group. In a democratic system, Majoritarian policies is to…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #democracy, #society, #politics

Published on 6 months ago

Majority Illusion

Social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare. Its the local impression that a specific…

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Published on a year ago

Observational Mimicry

People learn behavior by observing and duplicating the behavior of others. This starts in childhood - and continues thru life. This can lead…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #behavior, #needs, #society

Published on 6 months ago

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