Tag Archives: sociology
The assimilated are now assimilating the assimilated-into.
It happens when one is born with ability, but little else.
I smiled when he told me his name is Billy Bob. First, cause he goes by “Billy Bob.” Second, cause he reminded me that I go by “Fred.”
It is only “natural” for higher strata to look down upon lower strata.
Privileged people are not so stupid as to believe that they do not enjoy certain privileges. What they stupidly believe is that such benefits are their just deserts.
You don’t talk about how much you earn in polite society. You don’t talk about how much discrimination you’ve faced either.
It is hard to get worked up about status when you don’t have a society.
They suppose, on dubious sociological and psychological assumptions, that such results signal the absence of preconceptions or a willingness to accept truth.
I do not choose to like this musician or genre of music. Nor is my preference directly biological. The determinants of musical taste are biographical, historical, and sociological.