I am really mad at you who asked the question. In Study 2, two samples of participants rated dozens of these characteristics on two dimensions: coolness and social desirability. Today, that doesn't seem to be supported. Going with the masses is as uncool as being overly eccentric. Coolness implies the power of abstraction without becoming overly abstract.
In Yoruba culture, Itutu is connected to water, because to the Yoruba the concept of coolness retained its physical connotation of temperature. Some argue that the ethic of the caste in , warrior castes in India and East Asia all resemble cool. If you switch up the tone — think cool vs. Cool story, bro appears to have taken off as a meme on 4chan in the mid to late 2000s. The researchers conducted three separate studies. The gaming site Destructoid commented that the characters in the game were likely 4channers.
You can see the exact phrase cool story, bro used without irony in online forums in the late 1990s and early 2000s. All this is why losing and still keeping a straight face is probably the coolest behavior one can imagine. Sought by product marketing firms, idealized by teenagers, a shield against racial oppression or political persecution and source of constant cultural innovation, cool has become a global phenomenon that has spread to every corner of the earth. Archived from on 21 October 2015. In fact, you can to create the perfect shade of multifaceted ombre.
That is, something is perceived to be cool when it follows its own motivations. Chambers 20th Century Dictionary 0. One consistent aspect however, is that cool is widely seen as desirable. The main thing is: Do I like this person? For the reciprocal of temperature, see. Posting pictures on social media sites of themselves on vacation or where they are that particular evening. Research led by a University of Rochester Medical Center psychologist and published by the Journal of Individual Differences has found the characteristics associated with coolness today are markedly different than those that generated the concept of cool. We suggest there is some transition from the countercultural cool to a generic version of it's good and I like it.
It is not cool to take everything, nor is it cool to give everything away: it seems rather that the master of cool handles the give and take of life as if it were a game. Although Thompson acknowledges similarities between African and European cool in shared notions of self-control and imperturbability, he finds the cultural value of cool in Africa which influenced the to be different from that held by Europeans, who use the term primarily as the ability to remain calm under stress. Among black men in America, coolness, which may have its roots in slavery as an ironic submission and concealed subversion, at times is enacted in order to create a powerful appearance, a type of performance frequently maintained for the sake of a social audience. In fact, samurais from the countryside have often been the target of ridicule by the commoner in the civilized Edo in many art forms including , a form of comical storytelling. The self-control of cool black behavior in and before the 1960s, on the other hand, is immediately linked to the African American inability to control political and cultural oppression. This creates a situation analogous to an , in which cool is perpetuated by a problem in society.
Today too many people are concerned how others view them. Now I really hate you. Africa and the African diaspora bronze head sculpture from the city of , c. You … called me a dummy. He then asked for help from Stefani, and they finished the song in fifteen minutes. As an epithet While terms are usually short-lived coinages and figures of speech, cool is an especially ubiquitous slang word, most notably among young people.
Cool Rules: Anatomy of an Attitude. Cool story, bro is meant to be dismissive. Can performers James Dean and Miles Davis still be considered the models of cool? As well as being understood throughout the English-speaking world, the word has even entered the vocabulary of several languages other than English. How Autonomy Influences Perceived Coolness. Classic Greek Cool In ancient Greece, the Stoic philosophers supported a vision of coolness in a turbulent world. Arriving in Poland via France, America and England, Polish cool stimulated the film talents of a generation of artists, including , , and other graduates of the , as well as the novelist , in whose clinical prose cool tends towards the sadistic.
Cool, or Itutu, contained meanings of conciliation and gentleness of character, of generosity and grace, and the ability to defuse fights and disputes. In their passing-out test a novice must select the coolest garment from a room full of clothes. The Birth and Death of the Cool. In spite of the ambiguity, it seems that we remain capable of distinguishing cool attitudes from uncool ones. According to Thompson, there is significant weight, meaning and spirituality attached to cool in traditional African cultures, something which, Thompson argues, is absent from the idea in a Western context. The Human Condition What Does It Mean To Be Cool? As a behavioral characteristic The sum and substance of cool is a aplomb in overall behavior, which entails a set of specific characteristics that is firmly anchored in , a set of discernible , , and modulations that are acquired and take on strategic social value within the peer context.
I put a filter between me and everyone else. Regions One of the essential characteristics of cool is its mutability—what is considered cool changes over time and varies among cultures and generations. If your wondering that I'm 8 and I answered that question it's because I I edited the first person who wrote it. Birth of the Cool: Beat, Bebop, and the American Avant-Garde. In principle, to be cool means to remain calm even under stress.