The swift changes in our industrial system are causing equally swift changes in our religious, political, and social structures
. An unseen and fearful revolution is taking place in the fibre and structure of society.
The conseilles de famille is a beautiful and wise provision of the national code, and aids greatly in maintaining that system of patriarchal rule which lies at the foundation of the whole social structure
Archer's world lay the almost unmapped quarter inhabited by artists, musicians and "people who wrote." These scattered fragments of humanity had never shown any desire to be amalgamated with the social structure
. In spite of odd ways they were said to be, for the most part, quite respectable; but they preferred to keep to themselves.
Your life keeps going for things you don't want, and all the while you are being built alive into a social structure
you don't care a rap about.
This is in furtherance of its campaign to sensitise the people for active participation in the clamour for restructuring as a region and in the demand for restructuring of Nigeria's political, economic and social structures
for real development.
The origins of human consciousness are hypothesized to lie in the changes in the brain required by the growth of social structure
in early hominid societies (which, in turn, worked in a classic case of positive feedback to increase the complexity of said social structures
With this terse assertion that original sin affects not only persons but social structures
as well, Pope Benedict XVI endorsed and deepened the decades-long papal teaching on sinful social structures
Institutions are social structures
that script social behavior with rules, norms, and shared strategies, he says, and in order to adapt to the end of the Oil Age, people must create new social structures
that will script social behavior with entirely different rules, norms, and codes.
The government needs to look forward, think long-term, and take time to build the social structures
that will support a true constitutional democracy," Williams said.
White identifies links between social structures
and the production and distribution of health and disease in modern society, focusing on the impact of class and the role of the medical profession, gender, and ethnicity.
A gathered group becomes a faith community through intimacy, described by Clark as making known "what is inmost, essential, or intrinsic." Authenticity and authority then flow from the intimacy of the local faith community embodied in concrete social structures
, such as family, friendship, work, and government, not from juridical assumptions or dictates.
We have this predisposition because all primates have hierarchical social structures
. Note that, in this view, the Abrahamic religions can work to support egalitarian values only if "God" assumes the dominant alpha position and all competition is suppressed, including the charismatic preachers so beloved by American Protestants.