Category Archives: norms

On cooking or how to deny convenience to people

1 Citchen When they built the hotel, they built it on three levels. The top-most was for the elites. The commoners had no entry there, neither they had any business. Then was the second level, here a sort of compromise … Continue reading

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On Privacy…

Privacy protects us from abuses by those in power, even if we’re doing nothing wrong at the time of surveillance. Too many wrongly characterize the debate as “security versus privacy.” The real choice is liberty versus control. Tyranny, whether it … Continue reading

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Love, personal qualities and infection

She said: “It seems to me that everyone has a quality that can get  the better of love. Is stronger, you see. Like pride. Or honesty. Or moral – even intellectual, even emotional – integrity. Take two people in love. … Continue reading

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Sociological Perspectives…

In sociology there are three major perspectives. These perspectives try to see the social world that we live in, by different lenses. The facts remain the same, but the causes that are ascribed to them are different. The same things … Continue reading

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What it is to be normal…

What does it mean to be normal? Normalcy as seen sociologically reflects the idea that majority of public have about things. But we have to keep in mind that the things that are considered normal now, once might be considered … Continue reading

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