4.23M - Weber Rationalization • Rationalized, calculated...

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Rationalized, calculated activity, characteristic of capitalism - i.e. book keeping, accounting, everything is accounted for Has something to do w/ protestant ethic, protestant ethic has something to do with god’s grace. Secularized = separate from religion. Capitalism making money for themselves not for god World is disenchanted, people do things for themselves “I want to make money” Rationalization did deal with religion now is separate from religion Marx and Durkheim capitalism is a good thing Weber capitalism is not it traps people in an iron cage. - no life no beauty, disenchanted world Individual is technical, calculating, less passionate. Social Actions - subject matter of sociologist, withstrain from doing something. Eg. Someone beats me and if I walk away can be failure to act or action Act that is not social = petting your dog Act that is orientated towards others but not social EG people walking in a group, it rains they all open umbrellas
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