According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background.— Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Sentimental Sociology quotations
The sociological imagination enables us to grasp history and biography and the relations between the two within society. This is its task and its promise.
The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.
The difficulty, in sociology, is to manage to think in a completely astonished and disconcerted way about things you thought you had always understood.
History, sociology, economics, psychology et al. confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
Men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.
The task for sociology is to come to the help of the individual.
We have to be in service of freedom. It is something we have lost sight of.
The only school that let me in was U.
C. Santa Cruz, which is where I went. They didn't have a journalism program, so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism.
Whether sociology can ever become a full-fledged "science" (a description of a class of events predictable on the basis of deductions from a constant rationale) depends on whether the terms which sociologists employ to describe events can be analyzed into quantifiable observables.
The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department.
With sociology one can do anything and call it work
I often say that sociology is a martial art, a means of self-defense.
Basically, you use it to defend yourself, without having the right to use it for unfair attacks.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
War is a sociological safety valve that cleverly diverts popular hatred for the ruling classes into a happy occasion to mutilate or kill foreign enemies.
History is preoccupied with fundamental processes of change.
If you are allergic to these processes, you abandon history and take cover in the social sciences. Today anthropology, sociology, etc, flourish. History is sick. But then our society too is sick
Anyone interested in language ends up writing about the sociological issues around it.
Philosophy leads to death, sociology leads to suicide.
Whatever sociology may be, it is the result of constantly asking the question, what is the meaning of this?
It is only by historical analysis that we can discover what makes up man, since it is only in the course of history that he is formed.
Art should never be sociological; it has got to be timeless. It's got to be your vision and how you can represent the world you see.
Sociology was born of the modern ardor to improve society.
There is no sociology worthy of the name which does not possess a historical character.
We are social creatures to the inmost centre of our being.
The notion that one can begin anything at all from scratch, free from the past, or unindebted to others, could not conceivably be more wrong.
Colleges don't teach economics properly.
Unfortunately we learn little from the experience of the past. An economist must know, besides his subject, ethics, logic, philosophy, the humanities and sociology, in fact everything that is part of how we live and react to one another.
Social media is less about technology and more about anthropology, sociology, and ethnography.
The negative side to globalization is that it wipes out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out the accompanying culture
There must be possible a fiction which, leaving sociology and case histories to the scientists, can arrive at the truth about the human condition, here and now, with all the bright magic of the fairy tale.
Some psychological and sociological conditioning occurs in every man's life and this affects the decisions he makes. But we must resist the modern concept that all sin can be explained merely on the basis of conditioning.
One can't love humanity. One can only love people.
Sociology should... be thought of as a science of action-of the ultimate common value element in its relations to the other elements of action.
Socialism is not a science, a sociology in miniature: it is a cry of pain.
Yes, there's genetics. Yes, there are chromosomes. Yes, there's biology. Yes, there are environment, sociology, parenting, economics, class, and all of that. But there is something else, as well.
If you want to get together in any exclusive situation and have people love you, fine - but to hang all this desperate sociology on the idea of The Cloud-Guy who has The Big Book, who knows if you've been bad or good - and CARES about any of it - to hang it all on that, folks, is the chimpanzee part of the brain working.
The text is merely one of the contexts of a piece of literature, its lexical or verbal one, no more or less important than the sociological, psychological, historical, anthropological or generic.
I had a certain kind of disassociation from the other kids because I had more interest in sociology, ideas and trying to communicate those ideas to the kids around me.