Conflict, As Seen Through Culture and Corruption

How are culture and corruption intertwined to conflict? Is it either culture or corruption that fuels conflict? I propose that is a linear equation. Culture has the ability to cause corruption, and in turn it is this corruption that causes conflict. This can be seen clearly in small and large scales, in our own households and through out the entire world.
When looking at this linear equation, it becomes important to break it down like we would any equation, step by step.
First, we will look at the idea that it is culture to blame for conflict, and although there are many examples of this worldwide, it can be seen in the material that we have looked at already in the semester.
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to the moms at “Big Box Mart” racing to get the shiny new toy before the other mom, to the dad competing with his peers to make more money so he can afford the shiny new toy, the company that employs the dad that competes with other companies to make the cheapest shiny new toy, and the countries blowing each other up over the oil that t takes to fuel the company and to make that oh so simple shiny new toy.
This is a prime example of culture causing conflict. It is an engraved part of our culture and daily lives to want that shiny new toy, not caring about the conflict that it causes in order to produce it.
This is something that Amanda Little points out in her introduction of her book, Power Trip. She details her realization that absolutely everything in her life has in some way or another been impacted by oil. Her clothes, food, everything in her home, office and everything she touches relies on oil. This is true in all of our lives. Even a simple thing such as drinking ...

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Added: 4/2/2011 11:44:04 AM
Submitted By: rebeccaranell
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
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