There are still many parts of this chapter that confuse me, such as the difference between companionship and friendship, but for the most part, the rest of the chapter was comprehensible. Lewis touched on some really interesting points about the need of friendship in our lives. He argues that we do not need friendships in order to survive, but I beg to differ. For starters, many of the friendships that I am blessed to be a part of are almost categorized as familial friendships. In other words, I view many, if not all of my very close friends as family; I would do anything for them!
In the past, we were confined to groups of people based on the social structures within our own communities, such as our families, schools, religious and civic organizations, and our peer groups. Marx, focusing on production in society, would have likely added another group, one’s co-workers, which would include our colleagues, our immediate supervisors, and our company’s owners and investors. In today’s society, as we mature we enter into a world, not only of production, as Marx referenced, but also one of networking, and fraternizing. Social media is the platform for the majority of today’s communication. With the clear benefits of social media, one must also stop to consider its downfalls.
And I help him with stuff like his phone and stuff around the house. Finally, my mom helps me with cooking and chores and teaches me how to do things that I would have to do later in life and how to do them. She helped me do my taxes last year, showed me how to cook so that I don 't have to go out all the time or just make ramen noodles all the time. In summary, my parents will support me until I move out the house so enjoy it as long as can because they will help through it till will have to do everything on your own. Anything that want help can go to them for the most of it.
Every single day, countless social interactions occur between individuals throughout the world. Although most downplay the significance of their exchanges with others, part of sociologist George Simmel’s work aims to explain the nature and specific components of social interactions. According to Simmel, each social interaction can be broken into three parts: its form, content, and social types. That is, the form is what type of interaction takes place, content is why the interaction occurs, and social types details who is part of the interaction as well as what their identity is within the event. For example, a specific social interaction from my life is when my classmates and I competed in the 2014 New Jersey Association of Counties’ Vocational-Technical Schools Cook-Off, where we had to prepare five hundred portions of an appetizer.
I continuously find myself favouring people of darker skin. I find it somehow easier to talk to them without feeling judged or afraid. My best friend, not surprisingly, is black. I met her in high school but I didn’t become friends her with because of her skin colour, she was a great person to be around. I only found out a year or two later that I felt more open and secure around black people.
They observe things such as race, gender, social class, politics, business, and so forth to determine how they effect sports and those involved in them. Mainstream media covers sports now more than before and often the members of the media focus on the many social issues that are present in collegiate and professional sports. When I hear some of the things that are talked about, I begin to wonder what causes the problems and at what age the start. Mike Messner is a very well known and respected sociologist at the University of Southern California. In his book, Taking the Field: Women, Men, and Sports, Messner wrote about a personal encounter at the opening ceremonies for his child’s soccer team.
The friends I have now remind me of my friends I had in North Syracuse. It is funny, but I tend to see similarities between people that I would have never seen if I had not moved. They are all their own person, but it has shown me the types of people I get along well with. My friends here in Ravena also challenge me. A few of us often disagree, mainly me and Laya, but that has made me realize how important it is to have friends that will be completely honest with you no matter what.
Now, being shy may have another source, but I always say it’s because I’m an only child. My social life growing up consisted of a few friends and my parents. There was only one problem: my parents were always busy. At some unidentifiable point this resulted in a division between me and other kids. I would try to fit into group, make new friends, or even just talk to new people but I never succeed.
Reflective Report based on the leadership experience encountered during the leadership challenge during activity day. On many occasions, there are often times when we are supposed to lead the way. Leadership is the process or the ability of leading a group or organization but does leadership mean only leading the group? There is more than one definition for leadership. I have worked in groups many times in both academic as well as workplace in which I have both followed a leader as well as led a group.
To start of the two hour tryout, the head coach had each player go through intense drills in order to gauge each player’s capabilities. I believe that I completed the drills correctly and to the best of my ability. In my mind, I felt that tryouts was going to become repetitive, with the coach repeating the same sequences. However, about one hour into practice, our coach decided that in order to really see how good each player was he had all of the players from different teams and play multiple scrimmages to finish out the day. In the games, I realized how many players who were better than me were out there in the state.
A. I learned a lot of things while i watched the documentary on the MS-13s. They do a lot of things that i never knew people could do. There are so many members in this gang and everyone wants to be higher and higher up each day. A good term from our sociology book that i connected to the documentary was Competition. Competition in biology and sociology, is a contest between two or more organisms, animals, individuals, groups, etc., for territory, a niche, for a location of resources, for resources and goods, for mates, for prestige, for recognition, for awards, for group or social status, or for leadership.
We all pitched in to serve the residents a home cooked meal. We divided meats, salads, sides and desserts up. Amy provided goodie bags for the guests for some pampering. Matt contacted the Hope Lodge, verifying date and time would work for them. We were a bit on a tight schedule as dinner was at 5:30pm and we needed to be out of the Hope Lodge by 6:30pm due to another event occurring.
Similar to other five to six year old girls my answer varied from gymnast to princess to chef. Wanting to be a chef became my goal. As I grew up and became a freshman in high school I was given the opportunity to be a member of a competitive culinary team. High school went on and I fell in love with food, restaurants, and special events. More importantly I fell in love with the people who worked with food, owned restaurants, and planned special events.
What we were supposed to do was to discuss just a little bit and spend more time on actually building it. We constantly had to both discuss and construct the tower. In the last ten minutes of the first marshmallow challenge class, we have compared our objects with the other groups’ and we have also took a look at marshmallow challenges done at places other than our school.