I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.– Socrates (via acidqueenwho)
Undergraduates don’t have the same problems with writing that older people have....– Writing For Social Scientists by Howard S. Becker (via sociolab)
The power elite is composed of men whose positions enable them to transcend the...– C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite
By putting the spotlight on the prepubescent female, the Western man veils the...– Fatima Mernissi, Size 6: The Western Women’s Harem
It is the extremely rare student who comes out of high school with their mind...– W. Richard Stephens, Jr., Careers in Sociology
mnugooyen asked: But what do we use to apply this knowledge to? What exactly qualifies at "competent" and how does that makes members of society? “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
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Follow-up remarks on ‘academic Darwinism’ When we struggle to keep up, what are we forced to do? For many students and classmates in my school, ‘accepting the status quo,’ taking a lackluster grade and laziness are never options. The students of my year (class of 2013) undergo immense pressure in the quest for academic achievement and ultimately, college admissions. This phenomenon and its social...
Students who acquire large debts putting themselves through school are unlikely...– Noam Chomsky (via quiettemperament)
Mom: Do you think you could take the garbage out for me please?
Kid: Ugh fine.
Kid posts on Tumblr: Can't stand my fucking mom anymore. All she does is boss me the fuck around. As soon as I turn 18, I'm fucking moving out. Fuck this place.
At Request #4: Sex, Feminism, and Your Clitoris
Disclaimer: if you are easily disturbed by sexual references, please refrain from reading this post. Women, do you feel harassed? I hope not. What I want to discuss, in sincere honesty, are a few conversations about women and how they relate to the state of women today. The following content is heavily adapted from their original dialogues. ‘men have always been horny’ The problem...