OPEN SOCIETY

a type of cultural establishment marked by respect for human rights, freedom to express differing opinions, elective political structures, and the legislative rule. Vital to this idea is a knowledge of the imperfect nature of government and the requirement for continual critical analysis of social policy so it progresses with modifying situations or newly acquired information.

OPEN SOCIETY: "Open societies are much more tolerable of the opinions of others when in contrast to their own than closed societies are."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPEN SOCIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/open-society/ (accessed October 19, 2020).
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