Didn’t know wiz was such a sociology fan!
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👤︎ u/namoore621
📅︎ Dec 05 2019
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My sociology teacher is full of dad-jokes

Yesterday we were talking about sexual liaisons and to put it modernly he said, "...well Tinder for example. Of course i'm too old now so I prefer the softer version: Tender"

Cue collective groan

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👤︎ u/dayzc
📅︎ Sep 23 2015
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My sociology teacher is the best

In class we were talking about different ceremonies about "becoming a man". The story goes that a tribe in Peru sends nine 15 year olds into the woods for three days and each has to collect a different item. After the time is up the tribe beats drums to call the boys back. When they return the shaman lays them in a circle around the fire heads pointing inwards and begins to heat up a spear. After The metal is red hot they begin to cut out and remove the boys kidneys. Of course my class asked "why?!" Mind you we are taking this story as notes. He looks at as dead in the face and says "The culture believes they will receive their adultneys" Tl;Dr cuts out children's kidneys because they think they will grow adultneys.

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👤︎ u/runbabyrunforme
📅︎ Dec 11 2014
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Chem professor dropped this on our lecture...

See how the basic unit is a photon? It has the same '-on' ending as other basic units - like electron, neutron, proton. Now what's the basic unit of sociology?

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A pers-on.

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👤︎ u/486217935
📅︎ Oct 13 2014
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My dad has all the options ready

So I'm discussing with my dad what I want to study this fall. I let him know that I like working with people in one way or another.

Me: In the end I think I stand between socionomy and sociology. If I study socionomy, I'll learn about social services and laws related to devolpment of society. If I study sociology, I'll learn about various social behaviour, relations and institutions.

Dad: How about studying sociopathy? Then you'd be great at annoying people!

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👤︎ u/cammorecruit
📅︎ Jul 28 2015
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