How can we be familiar with the term “Group Pressure”? It’s simple! Just read the text “Group Pressure” written by “Rodney Stark” and you will see. “Rodney Stark” was right in his thoughts due to three reasons including showing the obligation of having determination on what we believe in, presenting a great experiment called “Ash Experiment” and discussing the influence of group pressure on people who refuse to accept misjudgments.
One reason why Rodney was on the right road is that she succeeded in showing the obligation of having determination in every certain situation. “What funny farm did your turkeys grow up on, huh?”, a student said. In a sharp way, the writer reported a student’s sarcastic comment. Oh yeah, I can’t believe that! How come? God gave us a mind to think and a will to use. How can we sanctify someone? Everyone makes mistakes as well as holy people. We should be worried about our future if this issue will continue in this way. Imagine a good doctor trying to imitate his mates who aren’t that good! If this happens, it will be difficult to stay alive with this spread issue. I’m affected by group pressure! I won’t say I’m not affected, but there must be a limit for this wrong way of thinking.
So, Rodney was right in showing the importance of having determination. Another reason why Rodney was right in his thoughts is presenting the “Ash Experiment”. It needs a genius writer to think about bringing such great experiment. “Then the second person also picks the same obviously wrong line. What’s going on? Then the third, fourth, fifth and sixth subjects answer the same way”, Rodney said. That’s unbelievable! As if they don’t have a free decision! Guys! Wake up! It’s not a history lesson to memorize. It may be a sharp comment, but I wished they even thought before giving answers! Lets stop that! This experiment was a great evidence on what’s happening in our world.
People prefer others’ thoughts on theirs. They don’t have the courage to say what they are thinking in! As a result, Rodney was considerably successful when he brought the experiment presented. In addition to the mentioned reasons, I think that presenting what people refusing to accept misjudgments do is a great idea. The writer here showed that even people who claim criticism and take their own decisions made a mistake in depending on imitation of others to answer several questions.
“The effects of group pressure were also revealed in the behavior of those who steadfastly refused to accept the group’s misjudgments” , Rodney said. This was enough for me as well as all readers to show that group pressure has no limits. Thus, she was right in presenting the behavior of this kind of people. In a nutshell, “Rodney Stark” was on the right way due to three reasons including showing the importance of having determination, presenting a great experiment called
“Ash Experiment” and discussing the effect of group pressure on people who refuse others’ misjudgments. He was an idol to be followed in his various writings and imitated in his way of presenting a topic. This is a great imitation not that related to group pressure! I think that “IT’S ENOUGH” to deal with group pressure as an important issue, but are there some people who really take care of its influence?