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Monthly Archives: December 2011
While thinking about the different types of authority we have discussed throughout this year, I realized that all authority shares something in common. No matter what external pressures society or an authority places on an individual, it is his or … Continue reading → Continue reading
The Authority of the state on private affairs There has been an enormous amount of controversy surrounding government invasion of privacy during the recent history of the United States. The threat upon national security leads government officials to claim … Continue reading → Continue reading
Some people strive for authority, some are born into it, and some come into contact with it, but what about those that think they inherit authority based on their sex? In many relationships the male feels as though he is … Continue reading → Continue reading
Internet piracy is becoming increasingly acceptable in American society, raising interesting questions about the nature of the authority of social norms. Many of us do not see copyright infringement as a moral issue, but would be reluctant to commit small … Continue reading → Continue reading
Even one’s own gender tends to possess authority over a person, limiting one’s choices through social and behavioral norms. Although modern people do not adhere to these constructs as rigidly as in previous times, males and females continue to follow … Continue reading → Continue reading
It seems that every kid goes through a stage in their childhood where they constantly disobey their parents. They reach an age, whether it be in the early middle school years, after receiving a driver’s license, or during the college … Continue reading → Continue reading