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Orderly vs Chaotically

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posted on Dec, 24 2009 @ 02:31 PM
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Educate me.

Instead of living chaotic, what causes peolple to live orderly in soceity in the U.S. particularly? If it is because of the law, then is it because people fear the law? And if people didn't fear the law would it be more chaotic in soceity in the U.S. or not? If it is not because of the law, then what is the reason they are by far more orderly in society in the U.S?




posted on Dec, 24 2009 @ 02:59 PM
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Laws do not make me a moral person, I am a moral person because I want to further society.

Order is used because it is the easiest most fair way.



posted on Dec, 24 2009 @ 03:03 PM
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Ask yourself, you hold all answers.

especially this one.



posted on Dec, 24 2009 @ 09:54 PM
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Because team work can yield the greatest results.

You think we would have anything near of what we do today if we lived in "chaos"?

Look back to ancient man. Chaos was first. Groups. Tribes. Alliances. Cities. Countries.

Yadda yadda, something like that.



posted on Dec, 25 2009 @ 05:43 PM
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progress is a result of a differential between the thoughts and ideas people have and the status quo.

this differential is a manifestation of chaos; it is creative, yes, but it springs ultimately from a departure from order.

a society requires order in order to stand the test of time and the ravages of entropy, but it requires chaos to progress, intellectually, spiritually, or physically.

we do not give enough credit to the creative power of disorder, and neither are we sufficiently wary of the potentially destructive effects of over-reliance on order.



posted on Dec, 26 2009 @ 06:04 PM
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Even evolution shows that increased order and coherency makes things easier for all of us, it is the "path of least resistance" to use a phrase common to thermodynamics.


First there is (theoretically) a soup of atoms, and then molecules, chemicals.

Then a single-celled organism from the order/coherency of chemicals working together.

Then multi-celled organisms developed, when they "realized" that specialized cells working together in a community propose an evolutionary advantage.

Then you get more and more complex organisms, eventually the first mammal, which consists of a group of organs working together, each organ having its own specialized cells, each cell having its own specialized parts, etc.

Now even mammals group together in herds, packs, families, communities. Again, a distinct advantage is provided by this.

Man takes it one step further and creates whole nations of people that are like big blobs across the surface of the Earth, and now many people are trying to unite the entire world into a global community.

After that, we will naturally try to expand to encompass more of the cosmos around us and hope to reach out to more advanced civilizations.


Each step is that much more profound than the last.



posted on Dec, 26 2009 @ 06:15 PM
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The meaning of the question is not obvious. Chaotic vs. orderly... You are talking about the ability to predict trends/outcomes within a society, correct? Then your question is why does the US have a more predictable culture? Does it indeed have a more predictable culture than others?



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