Prejudice

Prejudice is an evil, fearful thing. Prejudice is when you make a preconceived opinion on someone, based not on actual experience or reason. Prejudice is extremely common today and people are being prejudice without even realising. An example of prejudice is if a black man walked into a store, grabbed an item and went to … Read more

Social Theories

1) What are social theories and of what use are they to us? Your text explains that there are three common themes that are embodied in classical social theories, what are they? Are these themes relevant today and if so, how and why? Social theories allow us to view things in way that teach us … Read more

The Humane Way

  The article written by Ashley Capps, “12 Important Reasons To Go Vegan Today”, gives information on why a plant-based diet is better than one that contains dairy, eggs and meat. Most people were raised and taught that milk makes their bones strong and that meat and eggs are the best source of protein, when … Read more

The Olmec and Chavins civilisations

The Olmec civilization started living in the lowlands of south central Mexico, which is present day Veracruz and Tabasco. They were one of the first civilizations to live in Mesoamerica and they later influenced the Mayans and the Aztecs. The Chavin civilization was built around a large temple at Chavin de Huantar. Archeologists have found … Read more

Embracing My Sin

I believe that all African Americans are created equal regardless of the color of their skin. At a young age, my mom instilled the idea that God created all humans the same. I’m constantly reminded of the scripture saying that humans are created in the image of God. This makes no sense when African Americans … Read more

how someone’s location and economic status directly affect many aspects of their life

This chapter was heavy in material and information regarding how someone’s location and economic status directly affect many aspects of their life. The author starts by connecting how urban poverty is an issue that is cause for many of society’s problems. For starters, many of what individuals consider “good jobs” are located outside of city … Read more

Public Relations

Public relations has multiple definitions but largely revolves are two key terms: engagement and relationship building. This communication process requires building and maintaining the relationships between organizations and their publics. Public relations specialists must develop and pursue a variety of tactics that will create a strong business objective in order to convey the organizations message. … Read more

Formation of Women’s Identities and the Issues with the 20th Centenary Society

This dissertation will develop an explanation of the formation of women’s identities and the issues surrounding them in the current twentieth century society. Throughout the research stages and exploration of academic texts, it became evident that there is a lack of material and analysation on the niche subject of the wardrobes women create purely for … Read more

The Gettysburg Address

Arguably the most famous speech in American History, the Gettysburg Address, given by Abraham Lincoln, highlighted the continuing mission of equality and the fight for a united nation. By using the Declaration of Independence and ideas from John Locke’s Second Treatises of Government, Lincoln is able to evoke liberal themes that focused on America’s rebirth … Read more

Nostalgia in the world

Whenever I hear the word “Nostalgia”, I think of longevity. As we grow and develop, whenever we go out see movies, buy toys and video games from businesses like Marvel, DC, Disney etc.. We’re left with generally the same thought “Wow this is awesome.” Movies took us on an experience that gripped our hearts and … Read more

Societal Views of Marriage

In Sociology we define a family as a group of people who define themselves as being related to each other, either by marriage, blood, or adoption. Within a family there are other factors such as socialization and reproduction of a culture. Socialization is very important within a family because these interactions define who a person … Read more

Madison’s Federalist #10 Paper

Madison’s Federalist #10 paper is centered on factions, or congregations of people centered on common causes, identities, and ideologies. Without a centralized form of control, a hierarchy of power develops with majority factions at the top. To counteract this political overshadowing, Madison presents two alternatives: either erase factions or control their effects. The former, Madison … Read more

Globalization and its spread of culture

The word “Globalization” is one of those words that many people have different meanings for. By definition, globalization is the free movement of goods, services, people, capital, technology, and information. However, I think it includes much more than that. I think the largest thing missed in the official definition of globalization, is the spread of … Read more

Technics and Society – Mumford

In “Technics and Society” Mumford proposes a new form of natural selection that revolves around a newly advanced technological society – in which “survival of the fittest” is altered to be the survival of the richest. Economic success achieved by titans of industry through technological dominance secures their position at the top of a hypothetical … Read more

What Makes A Good Citizen?

The United States has grown substantially since the 17th century but even back in those days, there were “citizens” and “aliens” classified as two different groups. A citizen is a person who was born in the country or legally transferred through grueling steps. An alien is the opposite. What one chooses to do as a … Read more