Who are you – really?

Have you ever asked yourself “Who am I”, and started to wonder about yourself? The ability to do this, and to reflect about your life, your habits and personality, and to make any self-improvement would be impossible without a level of self-awareness. To be unaware would involve some unconsciousness, and an inability to understand our […]

PART 2 – THE LONELY CROWD, HOW THE CONCEPT WORKS TODAY

Part two – The lonely Crowd, how the concept works today. If we look carefully we may still see glimpses of all three groups still operating in modern society. Various social forces and changes keep people moving through the two main groups, while the Tradition-Directed group still pops up, usually as part of a carefully […]

THE LONELY CROWD

Are you part of “The Lonely Crowd”? The term “The Lonely Crowd”, was first used by a Harvard University sociologist named David Riesman in the 1950’s, who studied cultural differences emerging in parts of the American population after World War 2. Riesman’s research provided a complex picture of American middle, and upper middle-class culture at […]