Growing Up as a Fore Reading Analysis Questions

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Tyler Weed Section 13 Source: Sorenson, E. Richard (2006). Growing Up as a Fore Is to Be “In Touch” and Free. In G. Massey (Ed.), in Readings in Sociology. 5 th Ed., (pp. 81-87). New York and London: W.W. Thesis: People socialized into today’s societies around the world are not free. Questions: 1. From a sociologist’s perspective, were the people of the Fore society actually free? Sociologists define freedom as the “ability to control oneself, one’s thinking and one’s actions.” (Charon pp. 141) According to this definition of freedom , the people that lived in the Fore society were indeed free , even the youths of the village. The people enjoyed the freedom to think what they liked as well as act on those thoughts. The Fore villagers were free to think what they want from the earliest age they could remember. None of the older villagers ever told the youths what to do. This is the reason that Sorenson said that “ Conflict between old and young did not arise; there was
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