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Unformatted text preview: Reality level 8: Freedom of Choice Conformity is always easiest- Obey authority- Don’t have to think Deviance is difficult- Bear consequence- Deviance is something we are not used to- In a sense that is harder, especially good deviance.- True deviance takes a lot of energy Why deviance?- Uniqueness- Majority may not always be right- Maintain individuality- To contribute to social diversity (just like a healthy ecologic system)- Authority has the power not only to give orders, but also to frame the question Ability to be deviance is limited by the authority (one may never have a chance to be expose to “rebellion” ie students cannot learn something the teacher thinks is not needed in class; unrebellable) Mileti’s Hair Wheel When we design our own hair styles, we think we are choosing from all the existing hair style. There are literally innumerable hair styles, yet The button line is that our hair style style....
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- Winter '08
- Sociology, Solomon Asch, Bear consequence Deviance