Sociology, Reflection Essay

790 Words Jan 22nd, 2013 4 Pages
a Jimenez Paul Vincent B.
Sociology 1:30 – 3:00pm M-W
Reflection Paper

At first, I’m not that much interested on this subject, but I can’t help but listen because Its an honor to have the one of the most respected teachers in this university, she is Dr. Teresita Lupato, she has been my teacher in psychology when I was on my freshmen year and that learning I had with Dr. Lupato was indeed a great quest. So the excitement quite boosted my interest in learning what they so called “Sociology” These couple of things is what I realized while studying sociology
“Sociology gives us an understanding of the world we live in” By studying sociology, you will fully understand why things are happening. For example in our society,
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That there are many factors that affects people on what they are today. Those questions I have before have finally been answered.
Culture is what we identify ourselves by such as, by the way we act, dress, and what we believe in. Culture is defined as,” a complex collection of values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects shared by a group passed on from one generation to the next”. Culture is inherited, we as humans adapt to our surroundings in which we are taught to reject anything that poses a threat by being “different” from one culture to the next. This is why there are many countercultures that have evolved and separated from the dominant culture in certain areas who’s cultures are not considered to be the ”norm”.
"Nothing is as it seems"
A sociological concept that always requires you to see the bigger picture. This concept can always allow someone to re-evaluate themselves psychologically, emotionally, and socially.
“Understanding Others” By understanding others, you learn true things about yourself that you may have never been conscious of. You realize the magnitude and liberation in being honest with yourself about what you feel, like/dislike, and think.

“Understanding People” In learning about why people do certain things or have that certain kind responses, you learn to forgive people and see them, not as good, evil, stupid, incompetent people, but human beings acting according to

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