Sociology Final Paper

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Nicholas
Sociology Final Paper
Professor
3/10/11
Within Sociology I find comfort and motivation. It is a natural human interest to study the socialization of society. In today’s world, it is all about being in other people’s business. Look at Facebook and Twitter; websites designed specifically so that you can stay up to date with what people are doing. How pathetic, am I right? Throughout life, people earn a label for themselves. It is called fitting in, or being a function of society. Conflict exists to make life interesting. Without social drama, the world would not be the same place it is today. The media fiends off celebrities screwing up, and purposely works hard to expose the truth behind people’s lives, which honestly, I do not care about. Why is it we have to be so nosey and curious? There is no clear answer for that question. People have acted like this forever, and my guess is history will keep repeating itself. Last weekend a few friends and myself took a trip down to Champaign to visit a girl friend of ours at the University of Illinois. It ended up being a great opportunity with having a few sociological experiences. On Friday, we decided to go out to a club called Bradley’s. As we pulled into the parking lot, we were driving down the first row and I began to realize the variety of cars already parked. One after another would be these old style Chevys with twenty-two inch wheels covered in chrome. At first I was baffled. It struck me that I was most likely going to see black people, and it seemed like a lot of them. Let me state for the record, I am not at all racist, anti-gay, sexist, or etc. We parked and began walking up to the entrance. I could already see a short line out the door, and already everyone was black besides the bouncer. This next part blows my mind. As we came closer to the line, the bouncer yells out to us, who keep in mind are the six white kids and one larger white girl, “Hey no hats allowed!” We...
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