How much did our lives change during the last twenty years? At least 40% of people worldwide live in huge cities where most of times their population can be more than a small country! What are the real effects in people lives and social behavior from this kind of life?
Let's find out the ways that social development affects social balancing and how those two are connected to the future of humanity.
There is an important issue regarding God's idea for modern people. As science and technology are growing enormously fast people are cheanginf=g their attitude towards God and his role in their lives.
John Kenneth Galbraith, in his work on “The Theory of Social Balance” stated “the line which divides the area of wealth from the area of poverty is roughly that which divides privately produced and marketed goods and services from publicly rendered services.” Although these words were penned 60 years ago, they are still relevant today.
Prosocial behaviour, like trust and cooperation, is a fundamental feature of human society. Despite its ubiquity and importance, there is no scientific consensus about the origins of prosociality.
Modelling and experiments have shown that strategic information can undermine ‘altruistic’ cooperation. Using a model that varies the distribution of costs for finding out, it is now shown that information can also promote self-interested ‘strategic’ cooperation.