SELF (SEXUAL SELF (Four phases of the human sexual response cycle:…
Sexual self-concept refers to the totality of oneself as a sexual being, including positive and negative concepts and feelings.
Being a sexual being does not mean you have to have a lot of sex or act provocatively. It is about expressing your sexuality and what makes you feel beautiful. In today's society, most people believe every action made by a woman, with a sexual orientation, is to entice a man.
Sexual self-concept--defined as an individual's evaluation of his or her own sexual feelings and actions--is proposed as an important predictor of contraceptive behavior among teenagers, and a scale measuring the concept is described.
Erogenous zone, is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, which, when stimulated, may create a sexual response such as relaxation, thoughts of sexual fantasies, sexual arousal and orgasm
Four phases of the human sexual response cycle:
Physical self-concept is the individual's perception of themselves in areas of physical ability and appearance.
Physical ability includes concepts such as physical strength and endurance, while appearance refers to attractiveness.
Beauty was associated with pleasure as a personal preference. Some philosophers who hold this view are:
"The perception of beauty does depend on the external sense of sight; however, the internal sense of beauty operates as an external or reflex perception of harmony as it is distinct from the hearing."
"The judgement of taste is therefore not a judgement of cognition, and is consequently not logical but aesthetical, by which we understand that whose determining ground can be no other that subjective."
"Beauty is no quality in things in themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them: and each mind perceives different beauty. One person may even perceives deformity, where another is sensible of beauty ; and every individual ought to acquiesce in his own sentiment, without pretending to regulate those others."
Beauty is subjectivity
Beauty is objectivity
The Physical Self is the concrete dimension, the tangible aspect of the person that can be directly observed and examined.
Economic self-sufficiency is the ability of individuals and families to maintain sufficient income to consistently meet their basic needs – including food, housing, utilities, health care, transportation, taxes, dependent care, and clothing
The material self consists of things that belong to a person or entities that a person belongs to. Thus, things like the body, family, clothes, money, and such make up the material self.
Slater (1997) outlined some main features and characters in consumer culture:
Consumer culture is a culture of consumption.
Consumer culture is the culture of market society.
Consumer culture is universal and impersonal.
Consumer culture identifies freedom with private choice and life.
Consumer needs are insatiable and unlimited.
Consumer culture is a privileged medium for building personal identity and status.
One's sense of self and identity is influential on how an individual chooses to purchase his or her wants and he or she makes economic decisions that will address his or her personal and social needs
Refers to the formation of political patterns through the local interactions of the members only; this can be seen in the formation of public opinion, political movements, and political revolutions.
Strengths of the Filipino Character
Joy and humor
Flexibility, adaptability and creativity
Hardwork and industry
Ability to survive
Weaknesses of the Filipino Character
Lack of discipline
Passivity and lack of initiative
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The Political Self is that the conceptually discrete categories of 'inner' and 'outer' in reality constantly interact, shape, and inform each other.
It is the authentic self, the unconditioned part, the you without patterns. This is personal for each of us, so no need to get caught up on the language.
The four dimensions of religion
Unique social forms of community
Classification of Rituals
Positive and negative
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The Major Religions
The persona you use when you're online. Some people maintain one or more online identifies that are distinct from their “real world” selves; others have a single online self that's more or less the same as the one they inhabit in the real world
The social world of a western-influenced society, like the Philippines, typically consist of three domains:
Characteristics of the digital self are:
Narrative in nature
Is the attempt to control or influence any other peoples perceptions.
Impression Management Strategies
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