In a broad view, societies use rules to regulate unwanted or harmful behavior and to encourage wanted or beneficial behavior of individual society members. Rules are dictated by the values of the culture regarding what i... More »

Most human societies and cultures have rules to ensure a certain level of fairness and safety for their citizens and inhabitants. Rules and systems of implementing rules allow human groups to function despite friction be... More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

According to the rules of the World Bunco Association, Bunco requires 12 players, three tables, nine dice, six pencils, six scratch pads, 12 score sheets, a bell and a fuzzy die. The traveling fuzzy die starts at the hea... More » Hobbies & Games Board Games

Plato, the Greek philosopher and student of Socrates, contributed the philosophical idea that reason was necessary for a fair and just society. He felt individuals required equality, which became the basis for modern dem... More »

Uncertainty avoidance is the measure of conventions and norms within a society that have the purpose of minimizing unpredictability. Based on certain cultural characteristics, societies can be classified on a scale betwe... More » World View Philosophy

Rousseau describes sovereign in his essay "The Social Contract" as the collective voice of citizens within a society. Citizens, when unified, constitute the sovereign. When citizens act individually they do not wield the... More » World View Philosophy

While it may sometimes seem that humanity is not heading in a positive direction, it is important to remember that people have been feeling this way for a long time and society has not collapsed yet. Barring a major disr... More » World View Philosophy