Gemeinschaft vs Gesellschaft dichotomy

Gemeinschaft is commonly translated as "community"and exemplified historically by a family or a village in a pre-modern rural setting.

Gesellschaft is commonly translated as "larger social grouping" and was exemplified historically by a joint-stock incorporation or a sovereign state in the 20th century.

Currently corporate gesellschaft has swallowed many a sovereign state.

Competing needs of both social groups, to which every individual belongs at one time or another, creates a dichtomy of contentious social ties:

Gemeinschaft - belonging to personal social interactions, personal roles, informal values, and actual beliefs based on close personal interactions.

Gesellschaft - belonging to indirect social interactions, impersonal roles, formal values, and feigned beliefs based on mythology of the current social culture.

In a social culture regulated by gemeinschaft there is seldom a need for police or coercive social control due to the direct sense of loyalty the individual feels for the group.

Ferdinand Tönnies, who originally defined this social dichotomy, saw the family as the most perfect expression of gemeinschaft.

Ferdinand Tönnies did believe that gemeinschaft could be based on shared place or shared belief as well as kinship, and he included globally dispersed religious communities as possible examples of gemeinschaft.

Gesellschaft describes the associations in MICE culture.

Individual self-interest takes precedence over mutual needs of MICE culture.

Gesellschaft is maintained by individuals acting in their own self-interest.

Monsanto is a good example of gesellschaft: the workers, managers, and owners have very little in terms of shared orientations or beliefs, they may even despise the product they are making, but it is in their self-interest to continue to produce glyphosate and 2,4-D.

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