PS101-sept16 - PS101Sept16

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PS101-Sept 16 4. Trends that sugest the context of our human existence is changing. -science is reforming our nature -in the past 75 years there have been more technological advances than even  before. -pace is so fast, so for so many people life has been a blur. There’s too much, its  sensory overload. -people are redefining what a family means  has implications for a civil society. 4. We used to try and protect humans from nature  Now we protect nature from humans. 5.  Change  has become an obsession, change is desirable  change is good, continuity used to be good  Crisis to adjust comes from pace of change 6.  Symbolic Language has been altered  i.e. “heaven: used to have a sacred meaning. Now its just “space”  i.e. used to be a reverence for time (. .father time). Now: “I have an hour to kill”  transcendence links us to something greater than us Animism   idea that every physical object possesses a spirit
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PS101-sept16 - PS101Sept16

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