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 6 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 10 months 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 10 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…

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Published on 8 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 6 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 9 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 8 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 5 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 10 months 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 5 months ago

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