Society

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Dr. King quotes a statement from Charles H. Cooley's "The Social Process," in which Cooley defines society as a living, unified group of processes.

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Society
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Society (def.) "Society is a complex of forms or processes each of which is living and growing by interaction with the others, the whole being so unified, that what takes place in one part affects all the rest. It is a vast tissue of reciprocal activity, differentiated into innumerable systems, some of them quite distinct, others not readily traceable, and all interwoven to such a degree that you see different systems according to the point of view you take." Charles H. Coaley, [Underlined: The Social Process] Scrilmer's [Page 2] New York, 1918 For an addition to Coaley's view see Montagu, [Underlined: On Being Human] P.35
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