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Unformatted text preview: Synergy the whole is greater than the sum of its parts Durkheim people act differently in groups than they would by themselves . All groups encourage conformity Eating habits, dress, attitudes toward family life these change due to family structure, then peer structure, than national structure. What about religion what affects religious beliefs? Why conform? Members have been taught to value the groups ways. Social imagination C. Wright Mills the ability of individuals to see the relationship between events in their personal lives and events in their society....
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