Tradition Throughout The Industrial and Political Revolution

1810 Words Jul 10th, 2018 8 Pages
Tradition is losing its jurisdiction upon society. Throughout the Industrial and Political Revolutions it has been reformed by modernist thought and shifted from the mechanical solidarity of religion to a major upheaval of traditionalist thought. Traditional entities have reached modernity and found their selves caught in the reasoning of science and rationalization. Anomie is the inevitable feature of a transition from traditional solidarity to a complex modern society, drawing together the affinity of human nature and the ability to shape your own life with the choices that people face throughout their life. Humanity fell into anomie predominantly due to loss of tradition and in Durkheimian theory he believed strongly that this leads to …show more content…
This big man is selling you and your colleagues work for a profit, much like a assemblage line in a factory. The boss who is masked by a cloud of rich cigar smoke doesn’t look twice at you ,simply because he’s paying other people to do it for him, with the fruits of your labour which is worth more than you are taking for it, but that is where capital gets the workers. In the signing authority of contracts, you have agreements which make it okay for the capitalist who isn't quite stealing from you but still leaves the worker with a strong feel of being taken advantage of helpless in the situation. This creates the ever widening gap between the property owners and the property less workers. Gidden’s says “[w]ithout a greater specialization of functions not only could they not sustain their equilibrium, but the
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