Why Societies Fail


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The diminished role of the family system in US society has had negative systematic affects. Using examples of PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) and marriage, we discuss:

As the social studies major, John guides the talk and identifies the usurping of the family role to the State.
Zac focuses on guiding principles and their importance to the individual and system. Thoughtful consideration and action is needed when a societal system is supplanted.
Alex uses his knowledge of the State mandated education system to ponder the overstep of the State with moral education.
Higher anxiety pushes systems to overfunction; within the US, the State has taken this role. Bowen's Family Systems Theory shows its value as it provides a framework for further observation and understanding.

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