What can science & innovation tell us about cultural perceptions of the human in terms of embodiment or identity? How do we know what we know at any given time? How does man (human) create his own reality or is it collectively created by culture (society)?

Science and innovation can tell us a lot about cultural perceptions of the human in terms of embodiment (representation) or identity. Science is the way the world interacts and connects with us. Innovation is about something changing. Science and innovation tells us about cultural perceptions of the human in terms of identity because of certain inventions that exist today. For example, we have makeup and beauty enhancers to cover up our blemishes, pimples, dark spots, etc. This is not to say that we do not think we are beautiful but this is to say that we are insecure about certain things on our bodies. Also, we have doctors that perform surgery such as tummy tucks, butt and breast implants. We know what we know when we can fully explain ourselves about a subject or topic. Not only does man create his own reality but it is also collectively created by society. Man creates his own reality by choosing their own decisions and they have to deal with the consequences and outcomes of their actions. Man’s reality is also created through society because society tells us that we should only be one way and if you are not that way then you are wrong. Man creates his own reality by choosing what to see, what not to see, what to engage in, and what not to engage in. Man chooses their decisions to make but sometimes, we do not have control over what we do in certain situations because we react to things so fast we do not take the time to think before acting on something. For example, society tells us that we should be a certain height, weight, complexion, etc. to be considered beautiful. Society tells us that women should be stay at home moms, teachers, nurses, etc. but society tells men that they should be doctors, scientists, inventors, etc. How come women are not able to do the same? When society creates our reality for us, it puts us in a stuck and fixed mindset to where we rely on society and government to think and make decisions for us. This is the reason why certain movements have evolved such as, Black Lives Matter, Feminist movement, and the LGBTQIA movement. These movements have made it very essential that we should strive to be our very best and not worry about the stigmas, labels, or stereotypes associated with us.

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