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Upon being told that he could make an extra two million dollars by being more of a collectivist, Charles Barkley reportedly said "What the h___ do I need another couple of million for?
Based on Steidlmeier's argument that the trait of anthropocentrism is less common in collectivist societies, and the fact collectivist societies are more concerned with the welfare of their close group members rather than themselves (Hofstede 1984), it can be reasoned that collectivist societies would be less prone to harm the environment no matter if the issue at stake was firm profitability or personal economic well being.
1990) suggest that members in collectivist societies tend to favor values emphasizing ingroup (or collective) obligations over members in individualist societies.
In collectivist societies, many decisions are not made by individuals, but by families and groups, presumably with the larger good in mind; for example, in focus groups in Hawaii, physicians said they modified their approach to families on the basis of their understanding of cultural decisionmaking norms.
First of all, the collectivist view of social justice which allows for multiple realisations according to context and cultural/class group membership initially seems to be closely akin to relativism as no single approach to social justice is said to predominate.
Having highlighted the weakness of individualist thought and practices in modern Israel, Ezrahi traces them back to the strong collectivist overtones of the three different strands of Zionism -- socialist, nationalist and religious -- that inspired the creation of the state.
But such debate is not an end in itself The collectivist is committed to ensuring that, as far as possible, important information is disseminated to the citizens, and that the state enable such dissemination if need be, to the end of enabling true collective self-determination.
In a collectivist society there is significant emphasis placed on conformity and collective interest.
20) Since the exclusionary rule was not mandated by English common law as incorporated into the understanding of the text of the Constitution, it cannot be said that a collectivist rationale for exclusion was incorporated into the Constitution as originally written.
This book, written by a group of scholars, explores what happens when new forms of privatisation meet collectivist pasts, public space is sold off to satisfy investor needs and tourist gazes, and the state plans for Egypt's future in desert cities while stigmatising and neglecting Cairo's popular neighbourhoods.
seeking to relate the collectivist Ezekiel to Kant) are easily remedied by intradisciplinary dialogue, for example, by attending to the social scientific approaches to interpreting the Bible.
Aside from the fact that there is no evidence that President Obama has a collectivist philosophy (except to the extent that conservatives believe that any government action is collectivist), it is clear that rhetorical attacks on the Iranian government would do nothing for those protesting the election except undermine their position.