Simmel

In the New York times post, ” Questions Surround a Delay in Help for a Dying Man” we hear about a man who is left for dead in New York after being victim of a stabbing after trying to intervene in a confrontation. The article explains the number of passer byre’s who walked by the […]

As I Lay Dying

An element of Simmels’s theory on Urbanization and Social networks is the development of a blasé attitude. The blasé attitude, Simmel believes, is created as a coping mechanism due to the limited emotional capital humans can spend because of our complex roles. We can interpret the NY times article of Alfredo Tale-Yax’s death as a […]

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