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The Pursuit of Value Births Hierarchies
Culture, Sociology, Values

The Pursuit of Value Births Hierarchies

Part 2As a follow up to the first post about how Value Propositions give Purpose to one's life, I'd like to touch on how the presence of something valuable, which is to be obtained, creates competition and competition creates hierarchies of competence. I'd like to note here that competition should not be feared. It is only when we lack confidence in ourselves that fear having to compete. Further below, I will show how culture plays a great role in producing, not only confidence, but pride in oneself. Jordan Peterson on Hierarchies If we are going to pursue value, the pursuit would inevitably be done in a social space. Within that social space, multiple people will pursue the same object of value. As is true in all things, some will be better, faster, more apt to attain the go...
Discrimination Has Not Been Pervasively Effective
Culture

Discrimination Has Not Been Pervasively Effective

Some groups have been held back by discrimination and other groups haven't. A study of life might inform us that culture is the pervading deciding factor that will render the pervading discrimination largely ineffective. Dr. Thomas Sowell, Economist, on Discrimination By culture, I am referring to the values and norms that are established within the home and serve as an impetus for thought and action as the family members navigate their way through society. If the family has: a culture that values education as a means to expand and inform the mind and mechanism for teaching the individual how to think and learna culture of entrepreneurship that sets that views life from the position of ownership and personal responsibility for successa culture of championship, of that of a con...