Many of times I have attempted to comprehend the actions of other people. I always wanted to
know why people of different genders, descents, and colors had certain cultural, societal, and religious
beliefs. It became apparent to me that all persons are a direct reflection of their atmosphere. In other
words all persons unconsciously (and sometimes consciously) reflect and imitate their atmosphere and
the things that they see it them. Various cultures carry their own individual stereotypes and belief system.
The reason for this is that people place arbitrary meanings on lifes occurrences based upon those of the
individuals which preceded them. Thought patterns of an individual are all dependent upon the teachings
We perceive and understand the physical and social world based on the meanings we attach to
people, things, and actions. To put it simply our minds are all guided by the force of “other minds” that
are “more developed” than our own. This is all a part of Sociological study. These studies look at the
predominant attitudes, behavior, and types of relationships within a society. A society is a group of
people who have a similar cultural background and live in a specific geographical area. but before we
get into this however Lets take a step back and look at the field in which these studies derive from.
Sociology is a social science that studies individuals, groups, and institutions that make up
human society. It is an observation of how people relate to one another and to their environments. They
also study the formation of groups; the causes of various forms of social behavior; and the role of
churches, schools, and other institutions within a society. Social behavior is studied extensively in the
field of sociology. Sociologist usually work with small groups and observe attitude change, conformity,
leadership, morale, and other forms of behavior. They also study th...