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Social Darwinism: Evolution of Society

December 18, 2020

Over the decades, the social thinkers have presented different views about the nature of social reality. Some see society as intrinsically competitive, while others think society thrives on the rules of cooperation. […]

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What is an Ideal Society?

December 17, 2020

The conventional perception of social reality underwent a change during the Industrial Revolution in the mid-19th century. A study of what constitutes an ideal society gives an idea about how society has evolved over the years. […]

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Sociology as an Emerging Science

December 17, 2020

The Industrial Revolution brought about a profound change in the society in the 19th century. The new reality was shocking for some, and pleasant for others. The social thinkers presented their different views on studying this new reality. […]

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Why Are Prejudice and Conflict So Common?

August 28, 2017

If most of us think of humanity as good, fair, and peace-loving, then why is there so much conflict and prejudice out there? Tapping into a series of intriguing studies and experiments, Professor Leary reveals the roots of our behavioral tendency to view the world in an “Us versus Them” context.

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