The W:AB Noob wrote:Now, society. Especially now, we live in quite an extra-ordinary time. People are suddenly getting what they want, but yet, not what they want. I also dislike some things in our society (in the US) including the education system, the criminal justice system, the concept of capitalism, the cruelties of the media and the internet, and a lot of things in pop culture. But these are our best attempts since this is an imperfect world. Wouldn't you rather strive to live better somewhere perfect than imperfect?
Society =/= culture, or at least how I view it. Society has its own norms and ways of being but it can punish you if you do not follow them, while I can actively deny common culture and no one will fine me or throw me in jail. I don't consider popular culture as an aspect of society. It is created by society but you won't be legally hurt in any way if you choose not to follow it, some will even respect you for it.