Future Shock - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

This chapter begins with the fact that millions of college students spend their spring break in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area. The amount of their spending makes it worthwhile for the community and it is an escape for the college students. The temporary relationships they form during the week are exemplary of the relationships formed in super-industrialization.

People who live in cities don't know their neighbors as well as people who live in small communities. Many relationships are partial based on the nature of the contact. These are limited relationships based on what Toffler calls the modular man. This means that an individuals relationship with the shoe salesman in based on shoe sales and no other aspects on the shoe salesman's life. This is the module that the relationship exists in and each individual has thousands of these modules. There is...

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