Gemeinschaft vs Gesellschaft dichotomy
commonly translated as "community"and exemplified historically by a family or
a village in a pre-modern rural
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.
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
control due to the direct sense of loyalty the individual feels for the
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
Individual self-interest takes precedence over mutual
needs of MICE culture.
Gesellschaft is maintained by individuals acting in their own
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
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