Social Institutions Review Questions

Social institutions

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Social institutions
by Kamryn Hostetler - Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 12:33 PM
  1. If there were no educational institutions, people would resort to learning online or people would stop seeking education altogether. This would cause job seekers to become less qualified for the jobs, causing the economy to decrease and possibly even fail. If all countries lost the power of education, it would be less likely for the US economy to decrease because everyone else would experience the same feedback. Families would make less money and probably become more dependent on others to survive. 
  2. I don’t believe we’ve achieved separation of church and state in the United States. There will always be some religion in our government because so many traditions are held in place in part by religion. Our nation is big on tradition and remembering our past, and religion is something that was very important and mentioned often by our founding fathers. 
  3. Capitalism and socialism are different because in capitalism, resources are privately owned; whereas in socialism, resources are owned by the society as a whole. I believe that capitalism provides a better foundation for a society because it allows for the people to make their own decisions since they’re closest and know most about their own individual business. 
  4. The functions of education and family are similar because both have to do with raising up children to survive in the adult world. One can’t take the place of the other, however, because family provides a sense of belonging that education can’t but education allows for young people to socialize and develop social skills. 
  5. A Hindu would practice holistic medicine. As a Christian, I think both are important. Holistic is good to get to the root cause of things instead of treating only symptoms but sometimes scientific medicine is safest and fastest.