It adds from just above the untouchable class and subtracts anywhere from the middle to the Elite depending on the individual's
Transitive Reference, as personal knowledge of the existing class structure. It is primarily composed of people who work with their hands and who do the manual labor in any society, as semi-skilled and skilled labor, and thus in general is less educated than those of classes above them.
Because the Lower Station is the largest segment of any society, comprised anywhere from sixty to ninety percent of the culture, it is the greatest threat to the ruling classes.
Because the lower station is so large and thus volatile in terms of social unrest, it needs a class below as an Additory Base. The Untouchable Class acts as a release and scapegoat for the frustrations of the inequities of the class system in general and the Lower Station in particular, as somebody to add from and be better than.
I may-be low but I'm not that low. Because most of those in the Lower Station must remain in that position, and because the primary motive for all classes of society is the Metaphysical Ideal, they will tend to blame those lower than themselves rather than those above, or the nature of the system itself. Because this class is so large, both the Additory and Subtractive Bases
can be contained within its own structure, in what is termed an
The Lower Station in terms of education has a localized consciousness as opposed to a more international perspective, and tends to be nationalistic, patriotic, loyal to domestic institutions.
ANTIPODAL ASSOCIATIVE PARADIGM (8 of 11)