An individual became a mere cog in the wheel, interchangeable, and dependent on the others to get his job completed.
Still, there is the subjective culture, referring to aspects of the objective culture that an individual has integrated into his life based on their own set of ideals, morals, ethics and values. The subjective culture resists pigeonholing.
Today's culture experiences the industrial sublime-an awe for streamlined functionalism in machines "large enough to be a mesmerizing part of the landscape and powerful enough to kill you" (Fox, 2001)-and it is difficult to maintain a connection with the subjective self. ...Show more