Man And Society Essay

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There is conflict everywhere. It is not always pointless though; conflict makes things happen, like passing a law or getting rid of a negative stigma. Out of all of the types of conflict though, the one between man and society is the most productive: positively and negatively. Man opposing society brings forth changes and shows individuality. The world would not be the same without this sort of conflict. Contrasting views, unpopular opinions, and other conflicts are the source of man versus society. They all contribute to change.
No one has the same view on anything, but if views are not in agreement with the majority's views there will be conflict. It's human nature to do what others are ...view middle of the document...

Boys wear blue and girls wear pink. If they don't the other will most likely be “taunting or teasing a child who does not fit the traditional gender roles that other children in the peer group have been exposed to.” A child should be able to pick their favorite color regardless of who society says wears it the most.
If a group of people went to the movies and one hated the movie while the others did not, the others would think the one is wrong. They would think so because they have the unpopular opinion. Thinking differently than the rest results in unpopular opinions, and unpopular opinions cause conflict. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Caesar was praised after killing Pompey. Many of the common people were celebrating him. Caesar’s best friend Brutus and comrade Cassius although, were not happy Pompey’s death by Caesar. Other people who sided with Pompey were upset also. They conspired against him and recruited others to help assassinate him. Eventually, they did and Caesar’s last words were, “And you, Brutus?” (Shakespeare 131) His best friend helped kill him because of one thing that was different than what the others felt. Caesar’s opinion on what he did was unpopular...

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