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People - Society


  • How do societies form?

One of the most defining characteristics of the human race that separates it from its fellow animals is that of the division of labour.

It is the 'Division of Labour' that allows specialisation of skills, without which that division remains extremely limited, generally the minimum number of activities required to ensure reliably the feeding, clothing, shelter, and successful survival of the individual or group.

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A View

The following is not exactly factual in the pragmatic sense, but society or views of society may be a little different for each of us, so this is a kind of 'one person snapshot', perhaps taken from 1989.

'Society 1989'