Sociology is inadequate in that it is a politically liberal approach that does not recognize that it works within a racist system and, therefore, is inadequate by itself to change that racist system. The discipline continues to refuse to consider racism as a much more serious structural problem.
We do it all the time. These assumptions can be about pretty much anyone or anything. We assume that a person has a specific motivation for their actions or that an event took place for a specific reason.
Then we start to see these incorrect assumptions as the truth.
A lot of damage can be done by confusing our assumptions with the truth. A husband can assume that his wife is being unfaithful, and accuse her with so much conviction that he destroys her love for him; a politician can assume that another world leader is hostile to her cause, and can ruin a long-held and mutually beneficial alliance between their two countries.
We make all sorts of assumptions every day. Some are trivial, others are potentially devastating. Almost every single one of them is faulty. So why do we do this?
Instead of basing our understanding of people and events on what we observe and what we know for a fact, we often prefer to make judgments based on our emotions, beliefs, expectations and wishes. When making assumptions becomes a habit, we are less and less grounded in reality and more and more prone to creating problems for ourselves and others.
So, how to we stop making so many assumptions and start basing our understanding of people and the world on more tangible facts?
You are welcome to ask questions but she cannot give medical advice online.I seem to recall that Graeber’s Debt: The First 5, Years makes the argument that social interactions are actually facilitated by infinite debts, or debts that are never repaid.
It’s not that anyone has the possibility to actually call an infinite debt; it’s that your mutual indebtedness ties you together in a mechanism of society-building.
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