Social norms

Social norms

The untold rules of social dynamics, it’s a set of rules hidden in plain view and most people never know how to hack it. The following text is here to change that and hopefully make all and all masters of conversation. The general idea is to ignore and discard whatever social media says, they have…

Social Norms

Social Norms

First moon landing. Anti-war movement. Hippies. Revolution in social norms, clothing, music and drugs. The 1 sass’s were a pretty crazy ten years from the brutal Vietnam war to the popular rock band known as the Beetles. During this time there was a lot of ups and downs but it now goes down as a…

Breaking a social norms

Breaking a social norms

In order to understand why my actions were considered to be reeking a social norm, I obtained permission from the general manager at The MAC Sony Imax Movie Theater in Stonecrop Mall to conduct an experiment. I will explain why, ringing cell phones, and telling other patrons the movie, or holding conversations with others is…

Breaking Social Norms

Breaking Social Norms

In order to understand why my actions were considered to be reaking a social norm, I obtained permission from the general manager at The AMC Sony Imax Movie Theater in Stonecrest Mall to conduct an experiment. I will explain why, ringing cell phones, and telling other patrons the movie, or holding conversations with others is…

Breaking Social Norms

Breaking Social Norms

Fathers Day, was the day to finish the long backpacking trip in Big Basin state park and return to the car for the three hour long drive back to the “civilized world”. Before leaving, one must pass by Berry Creek Falls. Having already passed while on the way into the park and tidily observed the…

Breaking Social Norms

Breaking Social Norms

Social norms are the shared expectations of what kind of behavior is acceptable and what isn’t. Violating social norms can be very amusing for the person who’s doing it, but can sometimes gather very hostile reactions from those around you. Violating personal space, standing on the wrong side of the escalator, walking on the wrong…

Breaking Social Norms Exercise

Breaking Social Norms Exercise

For this norm breaching assignment I decided to challenge myself by attempting to Gerard my self preservation and cultural values for the night. Chose to do this exercise in Chinatown near a family member’s home because in all of my years visiting there nothing out of the ordinary ever happens. The Chinese culture is rather…

Homosexuality and Social Norms

Homosexuality and Social Norms

One of the best things about change is that it washes away and brings in the new. Gays used to be considered weird and strange but recently they have received more rights and freedoms. Within the last few years the gay community has gained the right to get married in several states. This was a…

Power of social norms

Power of social norms

In our day of age, technology has influenced many aspects of our everyday lives. There is not a day where we cannot go without our phones, computers or television sets. If all of that were to be taken from us, most likely we would be in an uproar. Being exposed to such technological devices, we…

Psych social norms

Psych social norms

Violating Social Norms Social norms exist throughout our society, many of which are commonly known. To violate one of these norms could cause severe cases of disgust and anger amongst those who feel violated. In order to test and gauge the responses of individuals I decided to take advantage of riding an elevator at the…