Monthly Archives: March 2021

Respect social norms in a context of changing trends

FROM THE EDITORIAL OFFICE: We are educated people who know social etiquette well, but most of the time it’s always the “educated” people who do the dumbest things. Now tell me, should we just focus on expanding our knowledge and wisdom? If you say yes, you must remember that knowledge …

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Social norms of the Erewhonians

By Pamela Bedore, Ph.D., University of Connecticut In Erewhon, Samuel Butler uses the most attractive generic features of utopia with a lot of satire. There are a lot of social norms to choose from to think about exactly how Butler constructs his satire in Erewhon, but let’s focus on three: …

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