The rapid tempo of life in a city was such that people needed a "protective organ" to insulate them from the external and internal stimuli. According to Simmel, the metropolitan "reaction with his head instead his heart", he erects a rational barrier of cultivated in difference.. pg,205, The sociology book

Is this in line with modern psychology? If so with what mechanisms are the above mentioned nature's developed?

  • $\begingroup$ How is reaction with your head rather than your heart an action of a reserved person? I am confused $\endgroup$ Jun 10, 2023 at 18:40
  • $\begingroup$ Not reserved but reactive. $\endgroup$ Jun 11, 2023 at 21:11


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