Instincts analysis

Short Answer

1. Choose 3 of the instincts used by Veblen to describe the foundations of human behaviors. Give a brief definition of each instinct and make sure to describe whether the instinct is primarily group-regarding, self-regarding, or both. Essay 2. What is the Veblenian dichotomy? Describe the two aspects of the dichotomy and explain how the dichotomy is used in Institutional analysis. Identify and discuss an example of a social institution that interests you and apply the dichotomy to your example. In the course of your discussion try to relate your institution to instincts that you discussed in the short answer section. Specifically, can you make connections between how the Veblenian instincts relate to the ceremonial or technological aspects of the institution? (2.5 pages is fine!)