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The Three Principles Identity Self Image And Self Esteem

The Three Principles Identity Self Image And Self Esteem

In the world that we live in today there are many things that we are unsure of, for instance the more complicated things like, “Is the stock market going to crash tomorrow?” or even the simpler things such as, “What am I going to have for dinner tonight”. When it comes to things that we as individuals are sure of on a daily basis it would be these three principles, Identity, Self-image, and Self-esteem. While all three of these things can very easily become changed and influenced by society it ultimately comes down to our individual choosing to be the type of person that we want to be for whatever reasons we may have. That is the beautiful thing about the country that we live in, the United States of America, which allows people to freely express themselves in any way that they deem fit regardless of the public perception of that lifestyle. Although the freedom to express yourself as whatever you would like it allowed from a legal perspective there could be other social consequences attributed with that lifestyle, but it ultimately comes down to the individual to accept it and continuing living their life in whatever way the please.

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The Stanford Prison Study – Essay

The Stanford Prison Study – Essay

The Stanford Prison Study was a very eye opening experiment because it was performed in 1971, before modern American Psychological Association guidelines were implemented. As young adults we’ve never seen anything like this experiment before. The power of this situation was exceptionally strong, especially to us. In the study, how easily normal students could be transformed into either a satanic guard or a submissive prisoner was astonishing. Some horrific things happened to the prisoners because of the power that the guards had over them.

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