Relationship to other people
What is the person's relationship to other people?
United States of America society appraises individuality and realises fulfilment as gained through individualal accomplishment.
Increasing one's possibilities and capacities transmutes to a moral imperative.
But although Americans pride themselves on their respect for individual freedom, many American business enterprises (particularly in such traditional sectors as banking and insurance) are observably hierarchic. By relation, in collectivist Japan, even a chief executive director whose company bears his name knows he must fit individualal desires against the compatibility of the grouping.
What is the modality of hominian action?
It is claimed that U.S. mental attitude does not offer unmistakable instrumentality of achieving self-recognition other than through action and performance, and so goal-attainment becomes substance by which you qualify yourself separate from the grouping.
Because other individuals should be able to recognize this accomplishment, it has to be viewable and measurable. Therefore financial wealth gives one measure of flourishing action. Within the establishment, employees are incited by promises of furtherance and status symbolizations overtly consociated with social status such as a surpassing company motor vehicle and a luxuriously fitted business office.
Buddhist cultivations in South-east Asia which correspond to beliefs in reincarnation appreciation that the individual is born into his/her existing status and destiny by merit of meritable acts performed in a past life and that effort in this life may be unpointed. By preventing wicked acts and by keeping the harmoniousness of present circumstances, you help your probability of being born into a advanced position in your next rebirth.
What is the temporal concentration of anthropomorphic action?
The U.S. is usually held up as a future-oriented social group which conceives that the hereafter can be preset and regimented. Furthermore, the future is certain to be better than the existing just as the existing is required to be a betterment on the past. But this mental attitude may be short-term.