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  1. Social issues

    A social issue is an issue that relates to society's perception of people's personal lives. Different societies have different perceptions and what may be "normal" behaviour in one society may be a significant social issue in another society. Social issues are distinguished from economic issues. Some issues have both social and economic aspects, such as immigration. There are also issues that don't fall into either category, such as wars. Thomas Paine, in Rights of Man and Common Sense, addresses man's duty to "allow the same rights to others as we allow ourselves". The failure to do so causes the birth of a social issue.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of social issues in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of social issues in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony Broadman:

    If tribes can balance all the potential social issues, it could be a really huge opportunity.

  2. General Moeldoko:

    We will try to prevent them from entering our territory otherwise it will create social issues, if we open up access, there will be an exodus here.

  3. Patrick Colligan:

    Comic books are taking on social issues lately and maybe Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder should get back to taking on superheroes and making people laugh.

  4. Malika Favre:

    It makes me realize the importance and the role that art and illustration can play when it comes to social issues, it was something that was totally unexpected.

  5. C. Wright Mills:

    You can never really understand an individual unless you also understand the society,historical time period in which they live,personal troubles, and social issues

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