23 notes tagged with "society"

3 People Groups we Imitate

People close to us(We do what our friends do) People in the majority(We do things that our community does) People who are powerful(We do…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #behavior, #society, #psychology, #habit

Published on 3 months ago

5 Moral Foundations

Care / Harm - came from caring for children Fairness / Cheating - came from the need for sharing the fruits of cooperation without getting…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #morality, #psychology, #society

Published on 5 months ago

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 a year ago

Belief System Scale

[ Belief Systems ] works at different scales... One Person Small group where everyone knows each other(a friend circle) Community(a…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #belief, #society

Published on 5 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…

Tagged with: #society, #psychology, #permanent-notes

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…

Tagged with: #society, #psychology, #permanent-notes

Published on a year ago

Conversational Group Limit

Dunbar, who created the [ Dunbar's Number ], says that language is a 'cheap' form of social grooming(akin to flea picking in apes). Its more…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #language, #conversation, #society, #psychology

Published on 2 months ago

Creative Commons

A moment to share creative work so that others can use and innovate freely. They wish to create a [ Commons ] for the creative field. Can be…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #foss, #society, #creativity

Published on 6 months 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…

Tagged with: #society, #permanent-notes

Published on a year ago

Dunbar's Number

Human's can maintain social relations with upto 150 people. In such societies, everyone knows everyone else - and how each relates to others…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #society, #psychology

Published on 3 months ago

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