18th November 2019

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What are some examples of conformity?

Conformity is a type of social influence involving a change in belief or behavior in order to fit in with a group. Group pressure may take different forms, for example bullying, persuasion, teasing, criticism, etc. Conformity is also known as majority influence (or group pressure).

In respect to this, what makes a person a nonconformist?

A nonconformist is someone who doesn't conform to other people's ideas of how things should be. Activists, artists, street performers, your wacky uncle Marvin — anyone who marches to the beat of a different drummer is a nonconformist. Nonconformist is one of those words that has both a noun and an adjective form.

What is the meaning of ritualist?

ritualist. [rich-oo-uh-list] a student of or authority on ritual practices or religious rites. a person who practices or advocates observance of ritual, as in religious services. (initial capital letter) Anglican Church.

What is a Retreatist?

Retreatism is the rejection of both cultural goals and means, letting the person in question "drop out". Retreatists reject the society's goals and the legitimate means to achieve them.
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