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What are 10 ways YOU believe that postmodern, 21st century Western society and c

  1. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 4 years ago

    What are 10 ways YOU believe that postmodern, 21st century Western society and culture have

    pediaphobia/misopedia in terms of its symptoms, perspectives, and attitudes? Pediaphobia means fear and dislike of children while misopedia means hatred of children. Children are our most precious resource in the world; however, many of them are treated with the least of respect.  They are oftentimes viewed as second class citizens.  They have the least human rights by adults who are entrusted with their care.  There are parents who view children as tolerable burdens, enduring them and pushing them to leave when they are 18 or become old enough to take care of themselves. 


  2. David Carl profile image71
    David Carlposted 4 years ago

    I don't think there is anything special about post modern society that is any different than any society that is Pre or Post Jesus.
    1. Legalized, government supported abortion
    2. Unionized public schools that allow child abusers to remain employed
    3. Oversexualized media brainwashing children about false happiness.
    4. Deterioration of marriage and family and the nurturing that is lost as a result.
    5. Movies and Video games which teach violence and no responsibility attached to criminal behavior.
    6. Government leaders who lie to be re-elected.
    7. Sports stars that cheat to win offer bad role models of social behavior.
    8. Authority figures, like police demeaned in video games and media.
    9. Prostitutes and pornography are culturally acceptable lifestyles practices.
    10. Homosexuality has become a common way of life.
    11. Value of work, especially physical labor, is diminishing, which leads to a society without people from within it to keep it practically functioning.
    12. Loss of ability to defend freedom from enemies because technology is provided by providers outside of America's natural borders.
    13. Development of individuals who do not know how to provide for themselves in any practical manner, like cooking....

    1. Ericdierker profile image57
      Ericdierkerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      this person is not real. Look at the profile, it makes no sense at all About first memory and yet worn seats by brothers. What is going on?

    2. David Carl profile image71
      David Carlposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I am not ready to be real. I am like a Dorothy who has landed in Oz and have no guides. I am like someone who has entered a new community and don' t know or understand where I am. I have only been here a short time and someone is following m