Principle of rationality- the process in which a society achieves organization through abstract and explicitly stated rules and procedures (social norms and regulations).

Formal rationality- a shift from traditional and spontaneous methods of organization towards a more abstract and explicit development and implementation of rules and procedures in the society.

Disenchantment- a feeling or state in which the individual no longer feels satisfaction for an activity s/he is tasked to accomplish; when expectations received is less than the effort given to achieve that reward or expectation.

Charismatic leaders- an individual whose ability to lead was determined based on his/her exceptional or supernatural quality that his/her followers or people can uniquely attribute to him/her.

Religious doctrines and human identity- the relationship between these two concepts emerge when religion helps promote integration among individuals in a particular religious group. Upon integration, the individual assumes his/her identity based on her affiliation with...
[ View Full Essay]