Future Shock - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary and Analysis

There is a diversity of lifestyles and sexual values. The change in values and the confusion over the changing values is a result of the change in acceleration. Public value systems now change during the course of a lifetime which introduces a great deal of temporariness into values, whether they are public or personal. Look for more rapid changes in the future and more diversity. The different subcults and groups have different values. There is really no overall agreement on conduct, manners and language. This is what Toffler refers to as a cracked consensus.

Lifestyle is now a matter of identification with a subgroup. The greater the number of subcults, the greater the number of lifestyles. Everyone selects a lifestyle and that lifestyle is based on tastes and preferences. Articles of clothing, accessories and manner of speech are part of lifestyle...

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