Society

A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same spatial or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent of members. In the social sciences, a larger society often exhibits stratification or dominance patterns in subgroups. Societies construct patterns of behavior by deeming certain actions or concepts as acceptable or unacceptable. These patterns of behavior within a given society are known as societal norms. Societies, and their norms, undergo gradual and perpetual changes.

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China's Jingnan Guo to Talk Space Radiation & Chinese Space Program at Mars Society Convention

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Space Exploration Conference in Montreal, Canada November 19-20 sponsored by Space Concordia & Mars Society of Canada

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AI ethical decision making: Is society ready?

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