Age & Aging: Crash Course Sociology #36

  • Published on Dec 4, 2017
  • People are getting older – not just in the individual sense, but the human population itself. Today we’re going to explore those shifting patterns and their implications. We’ll go over the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of aging, including some of the particular challenges that older individuals face.
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    References:
    Sociology by John J. Macionis, 15th edition (2014)
    UN World Population Prospects, 2015 Revision esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/publications/files/key_findings_wpp_2015.pdf
    Demographic Trends in the 20th Century, US Census www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/censr-4.pdf
    2010 Census Shows Nation's Population is Aging www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/2010_census/cb11-cn147.html
    The Decline in US Fertility, Population Reference Bureau www.prb.org/Publications/Datasheets/2014/2014-world-population-data-sheet/us-fertility-decline-factsheet.aspx
    National Vital Statistics Report, CDC www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_01.pdf
    Percent of U.S. Adults 55 and Over with Chronic Conditions, CDC www.cdc.gov/nchs/health_policy/adult_chronic_conditions.htm
    Facts for Features: Older Americans Month: May 2017, US Census www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2017/cb17-ff08.html
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Comments: 227

  • oldcowbb
    oldcowbb 4 days ago

    age IS binary, old or young

  • ASMinfise
    ASMinfise 5 days ago

    I want to nail her...

  • Sara Rabbermann
    Sara Rabbermann 5 days ago

    All the gerontologists in the house got excited when this popped up in their feed

  • mrscary3105
    mrscary3105 5 days ago

    Whoever this woman is, she is stunning.
    (Saposexuals wild dream)

  • Peanut Butter
    Peanut Butter 5 days ago

    thank feminism for this horrible society

  • Zachary Hancock
    Zachary Hancock 6 days ago

    Have enjoyed this course, though I think there was a missed opportunity to introduce Peter Medawar's theory of senescence here.

  • Telleryn
    Telleryn 6 days ago

    Older people aren't considered a complete burden in hunter-gatherer societies, grandparents are very useful for looking after kids so that their parents can keep doing useful things

  • Charlie Castillo
    Charlie Castillo 6 days ago

    Gerontocracy: pretty much the US Congress right now

  • Alexander Watt
    Alexander Watt 6 days ago

    This is a great overview of the topic! I’m so happy crash course is covering aging, which is often an ignored topic and demographic.

  • Conner Fields
    Conner Fields 6 days ago

    1. I think Crash Course Sociology would be better if you pushed the 10 minute limit to 13 minutes at least 2. I love this course, but you should discuss Sociology of Food at some point.

  • The Biscuits
    The Biscuits 6 days ago +1

    I identify as old

  • dseanm21
    dseanm21 7 days ago

    She just has that Triggering Feminist Voice lol but great video

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  • Timothy McLean
    Timothy McLean 7 days ago

    For consideration of how a LACK of aging can affect a society, please consult your local science fiction channel. (Isaac Arthur is usually the gold standard for this kind of thing, but he doesn't really do sociology beyond vague brainstorming and debunking knee-jerk reactions.)

  • Supreme Commander
    Supreme Commander 7 days ago

    I like your bangle eyeglass

  • xrcrx ftfghjg
    xrcrx ftfghjg 7 days ago

    how would this young lady know about aging...

  • Nevermore
    Nevermore 7 days ago

    Low birth rates is why people in general are getting older. Only Japan is actually working to find a way to raise birth rates in developed countries and they are finding a cure and gradually raising their birth rates so dumb countries that haven't made any effort to finding a cure to low birth rates can adopt these ways to save themselves from extinction.

  • Julesdoesstuff
    Julesdoesstuff 7 days ago

    Trending! Woo!

  • ViralEd
    ViralEd 7 days ago

    This is such a great video, I make similar videos that are slightly shorter and concise about science and health concepts. If you have time have a gander 😊

  • joy gangmei
    joy gangmei 7 days ago +1

    Could you speak abit slower?

    • Nevermore
      Nevermore 7 days ago

      She does speak too quickly and pronounces several words together without any pause in between as if they are one word. There are English subtitles though if you need them.

  • Grapefruit
    Grapefruit 7 days ago

    How timely, my college soc class is going over the Aging chapter rn.

  • Adam Dickinson
    Adam Dickinson 7 days ago +1

    Should we punish everyone with a payroll tax just because a small fraction of the population won’t save for retirement.

  • TheNobody1312
    TheNobody1312 7 days ago +1

    Damn! Shark teeth

  • Pipe2DevNull
    Pipe2DevNull 7 days ago +1

    "I'm not scared of dying
    And I, don't really care
    If it's peace you find in dying
    Well then, let the time be near"
    - Laura Nyro (deceased)

  • B_Potassio
    B_Potassio 7 days ago

    there is a clear lack of alt-right "scientists" on the comments, huh

    • Comic Drake
      Comic Drake 7 days ago

      I think they finally gave up. :P

  • Luna Mittens
    Luna Mittens 7 days ago

    You live in North America you spell it aging not ageing witch the rest of world spells it that way I am confused

  • Francisco Rodriguez
    Francisco Rodriguez 7 days ago

    Youth is wasted on the young.

  • Elijah Lane
    Elijah Lane 7 days ago

    You're not Hank Green, what happened

  • Rozen
    Rozen 7 days ago

    Nub

  • Jynx C.
    Jynx C. 7 days ago

    Stable death rates after a long life mean there's more to gain by investing more education, experience, and care into each person. This also means more expense to raise each new person. Also it means there's more incentive to figure out how to prevent the feebleness caused by old age.

  • Dustin Bartell
    Dustin Bartell 7 days ago

    Just kill your self

  • Cam Stickles
    Cam Stickles 7 days ago

    Who’s here for schoolwork. Subscribe to me if you are

  • Cam Stickles
    Cam Stickles 7 days ago

    What happened to the dude

  • Anton Kalmbah
    Anton Kalmbah 8 days ago

    Thanks you, it's interesting, but you talk too fast :(

  • Jordan Luxton
    Jordan Luxton 8 days ago

    Death is no longer certain, with our rapid technological growth, it's not infeasible that we could cure both death and aging within the lifetimes of some people currently alive today

  • mmann66666
    mmann66666 8 days ago

    The world is filling up with adults.

  • Christian Weibrecht
    Christian Weibrecht 8 days ago

    every college i have attended was plagued old professors that lost their ability to teach years ago, only reason they were not fired or forced to retire is because of tenure thus students don't reach their potential and would be young professors remain unemployed
    anyone would has been to WCC knows of the infamous Ernest Jeorg

  • Matthew Nuri
    Matthew Nuri 8 days ago

    In Italy it's the other way around. The retirement age keeps going up and the elders can get a job more easily than younger people cause they have work experience.

  • jac kal
    jac kal 8 days ago

    Good show, but I totally fixated on that panda shirt. Want!

  • Mariusz J
    Mariusz J 8 days ago +1

    Healthcare will take a toll, especially, in countries with aging population. Higher number of people not active in the workforce will force the active ones to sustain medical care for the old.
    One of the simplest solution to this is to migrate active labor from other countries but that comes with social apprehensiveness.

  • ZoophreemiaHouse
    ZoophreemiaHouse 8 days ago +6

    Pls don’t leave Youtube 😭, if you leave Crash Course MAKE UR OWN CHANNEL!!! I need ur wisdom in my life 🙇‍♂️ and ur style 😉

    • ZoophreemiaHouse
      ZoophreemiaHouse 7 days ago

      QuinnVlog @ really 🤩 what is it called?

    • QuinnVlog
      QuinnVlog 8 days ago

      ZoophreemiaHouse She does have her own channel!

  • Red Walker
    Red Walker 8 days ago +11

    A wonderful thing to watch on my birthday.

  • Claire Boyle
    Claire Boyle 8 days ago +5

    This was very similar to my course in Geographies of Health and Disability

  • 獏夢想家
    獏夢想家 8 days ago +3

    "People are living longer and having fewer babies"
    Apparently you haven't met my mother

    • Lemuel Ogabang
      Lemuel Ogabang 8 days ago

      So I'm guessing you're taiwanese?

    • Usopp Sama
      Usopp Sama 8 days ago +5

      Apparently you don't understand how statistics work

  • Simone
    Simone 8 days ago +4

    It also means having a government living in the past :/

  • Alesandros356
    Alesandros356 8 days ago

    Yeah, but what about oxydation as a cause of aging? I though that played a major role, which is one of the reasons why antioxydants are supposedly halting the aging process?

    • Engin Haymana
      Engin Haymana 8 days ago

      Yes it is true, oxygen is one cause of deterioration of the organs which is considered aging. Though the details on how we age was not the point of the video. It was more about how we deal with aging as a society and how it has shifted from previous times.
      If you want to know the details of the aging process and if we are able to stop it or even reverse, hank from scishow made a video about that topic.

    • MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン
      MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン 8 days ago

      Alesandros356 I'm not an expert but afaik that should be included on the "Error" side
      Ugh, I should go back to biology, I forgot most of the detail I learn already

    • Lemuel Ogabang
      Lemuel Ogabang 8 days ago

      Alesandros356 Wait, you mean that our blood is literally rusting?

  • Red Sparks
    Red Sparks 8 days ago +1

    My future .... hamburger with genuine 100% soylent green

  • Gimli, Son of Glóin
    Gimli, Son of Glóin 8 days ago +2

    Where I live, the median age is 42.
    Looks like I'm already in the 2050's

    • Oskar 464
      Oskar 464 8 days ago

      It's "average" so when over 80% of African people lives only 15 years, the whole average age goes down. If you was thinking about American average age then idk maybe in Mexico

  • yfiuftuft
    yfiuftuft 8 days ago +7

    In the meantime, Mr and Mrs Rapefugee have 752 kids.

  • Caroline
    Caroline 8 days ago

    I feel like there was too much information here, and it felt rushed. Instead, maybe you should have broken the topic into multiple episodes.

  • Alex Seibert
    Alex Seibert 8 days ago +3

    I just don't like this chick...

    • sara jagodic
      sara jagodic 8 days ago +1

      Why? I'm not defending her, I just saw her for the first time. I'm just curious?

    • Alex Seibert
      Alex Seibert 8 days ago +12

      kawaii42 you realize that you just said your opionion and assumed that everybody agrees with you?

    • kawaii42
      kawaii42 8 days ago +12

      Alex Seibert nobody cares for your opinions

    • Comic Drake
      Comic Drake 8 days ago +12

      That's just like your opinion, man.

  • kkl123100
    kkl123100 8 days ago +15

    Look you may see low fertility rates all I see is lanes opening up on the freeway

  • Nobody
    Nobody 8 days ago +11

    Is it over?
    Are the series of controversial Sociology videos finally over?

  • nunya bussiness
    nunya bussiness 8 days ago +6

    I think you need to check your numbers on how many people there are 64 and above at :44 . The totals you gave of 46,000 sounds a 10s of millions off.

    • Barbara Mead
      Barbara Mead 13 hours ago

      That’s what I thought as well

    • bjr1822
      bjr1822 8 days ago

      I was thinking she meant millions instead of thousands...

    • Nick C
      Nick C 8 days ago

      nunya bussiness that's what I thought, unless maybe everyone I see just looks older than they are. If their figure is true it would make the elderly less than 1% of the American population...

  • Savage Activities
    Savage Activities 8 days ago +3

    God look at those make up only make up. Why you don't be your self

    • linguaphile
      linguaphile 8 days ago +1

      Leaving that comment was...
      [lowers glasses]
      a savage activity

    • Dylan Weaver
      Dylan Weaver 8 days ago

      Chord 🙌

    • Chord
      Chord 8 days ago +11

      God look at this ugly, pathetic person. Why you don't be decent.

  • Ernesto W
    Ernesto W 8 days ago +4

    Interesting facts but what a boring way of telling it :/

  • Starving Boy In Africa

    I just come to read the comments. But ended up finding this course interesting

  • Ezequias Lopes
    Ezequias Lopes 8 days ago +12

    Way to go girl! You're doing an awesome work. Great video. I just think that it was a lot in so short time, it would be nice to make a serie of these.

  • Black November
    Black November 8 days ago +35

    "WE'RE GETTING OLD"
    *sobs silently*

  • relworP
    relworP 8 days ago

    ave is going down now though because of all the ODs on drugs nowadays

  • plaubel28
    plaubel28 8 days ago +27

    Women live longer. I’m going to identify as female when I hit 65.

  • Domyras
    Domyras 8 days ago +16

    i'm getting kinda tired of this course.
    There's a GOOD reason most (highly educated) people loathe this entire course & people that follow it.
    Discussing things we barely grasp, making bold claims, trying to change the fabric of society.
    Like children trying to change the world..
    .. no wait.. EXACTLY like that. >.>

    • Enrique Manuel Ramos Galicia
      Enrique Manuel Ramos Galicia 6 days ago

      if you're getting tired of it, like, stop watching? no one is forcing you to see it, right? Go see where else you can show off your narcisism

    • LaDabe
      LaDabe 7 days ago

      Roxy456 spitting some straight fire fam! Get em!

    • MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン
      MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン 7 days ago +1

      "trying to change the fabric of society"
      wait... what?

    • Sebastian K
      Sebastian K 7 days ago +1

      Those idiots are so naiv how they think they can change how society works and how people act, the whole point of society is to acknowledge that one is powerless.




      ITS JUST LOGICAL DUH

    • Zebezia
      Zebezia 7 days ago +7

      Also, Dunning-Kruger effect says that highly educated people tend to be those who don't feel the need to say they are.

  • Shawn Ravenfire
    Shawn Ravenfire 8 days ago +4

    I tried to change careers in my late thirties with no success. I'm not saying age was definitely a factor, but it does seem like tech fields favor young people in their early twenties.

  • Jose Hernandez
    Jose Hernandez 8 days ago +4

    What happen to all the dislikes

    • abdulaziz rushdi
      abdulaziz rushdi 8 days ago

      she didn't say wrong things in this video :)

    • Eduardo Rodrigues Rocha dos Reis
      Eduardo Rodrigues Rocha dos Reis 8 days ago +3

      They just read the title and they did not jumped to any conclusions, like this is not science, or there is no age...

    • Bob Fearnley
      Bob Fearnley 8 days ago +12

      it's not about race or gender or politics, so no swarming from the alt-right :)

  • Leonardo Cristancho Reyes

    I also thought she was going to start with "Age is a social construct"

    • Johan Winqvist
      Johan Winqvist 5 days ago +1

      Age is absolutely a social construct. Not the number of years you've been alive or anything like that, but what it means when you interact with others. The fact that some people are mature enough to vote, drink, both or neither, is socially constructed. We might all agree that toddlers shouldn't vote, but there is no exact, natural cut-off line. Same thing when people are ready for sex. When they're too old to wear certain kinds of clothes. When young people should give up their seat for them. All of that is socially constructed.

    • Enrique Manuel Ramos Galicia
      Enrique Manuel Ramos Galicia 6 days ago

      well technically it is. I mean, there is no such thing as years. People created them based on the earth's movement around the sun. So the idea of a year, and accumulating years in one's life is a social construct lol I mean, getting senescent and cognitive and biological decline are biological facts, but getting the idea of old age is a social construct

    • kieran priest
      kieran priest 8 days ago +4

      mike johnston Bob well that's particularly correct. If you work off the medical model and believe that a disability is something that is to be overcome then society can be left as it is and if you don't have the ability to do something then it's wholly you fault. Going with the social model means, where applicable, society puts into place certain amenities to help those with disabilities. You wouldn't want Dr Hawking to not be able to address a hall because it doesn't have a wheelchair ramp, would you?

    • mike johnston Bob
      mike johnston Bob 8 days ago +2

      nah, but disability is a social construct.
      *looks at fields in a job application paper
      *checks off gender, race, age, disability

  • Sitting on Ceilings
    Sitting on Ceilings 8 days ago +16

    Age is a social construct.

    • Sitting on Ceilings
      Sitting on Ceilings 8 days ago

      Red Walker 👏👏👏

    • MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン
      MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン 8 days ago

      Red Walker 👏👏👏
      Well said

    • Red Walker
      Red Walker 8 days ago +4

      Sitting on Ceilings it kind of is. I mean, look at the different societies were different ages means different things. Like, when is someone an adult? When can they drink? When can they drive? When can they fight in war? These things are tied to how we see age and what those things signify. Of course there’s a biological component to it, but your biology doesn’t radically change from a week before your 18th birthday to a week after, but your status in society does.

  • Billy Nitro
    Billy Nitro 8 days ago +61

    So wait, if Sociology is so methodologically flawed, where are all of the dislikes on this video? It's almost like people have sacred cows that they defend despite evidence to the contrary.

    • Billy Nitro
      Billy Nitro 7 days ago +1

      Yeah! It becomes a lot easier to understand when you see science (and to varying degrees, almost all forms of knowledge) as more of a process and less of a series of facts written in stone for all time.
      There's a short poem by the mathematician Piet Hein that I think sums it up pretty well:
      "The road to wisdom?—Well, it's plain and simple to express:
      Err and err and err again, but less and less and less.

    • MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン
      MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン 7 days ago +2

      sounds damn fun
      and although I still haven't finished a higher education yet, thanks to the internet I am able to learn about my bias much earlier that now I could see the world more objectively (at least I tried to)
      kinda off topic but damn whenever I see people posted an ignorant comment I could see my past self reflected in them and it feels painful (I can totally relate to those people because once upon a time I have an identical way of thought, I blame my ignorance and bias) I'm sure future me will see the current me the same way but still >.<

    • Billy Nitro
      Billy Nitro 8 days ago +3

      Indeed! It took me years of higher education before I stopped making the same mistakes, and I'm sure I still do it occasionally. I learned how to ask questions and look for assumptions made in an argument.
      Implicit in all Crash Courses (except maybe History, Literature, and parts of others that cover primary sources) is that this is the state of things as we currently understand them. The results are open to critique, but as designed all of the experiments are robust enough to withstand a dislike on YouTube.
      If there's not a channel, perhaps Crash Course Epistemics could take off?

    • MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン
      MeowAlien にゃあエイリアン 8 days ago +3

      Billy Nitro well said my friend,I can't agree with you more!
      The problem I find in YouTube is that, this is open to public, anyone and everyone could come and say whatever they want
      Unlike in school or any other educational places where the people usually has a similar background
      This is not entirely a bad thing as there is a lot of expert that would comment and give correction and or their opinion about the video
      But more often than not people with uncertain background said whatever they want and if it sound convincing enough a lot of other informed people will just agree and be done with it without actually do an in depth research etc (mob mentality)
      I think it would be fun to analyze and discuss about this particular subject in great detail, I wonder if there's such a channel on YouTube

  • Colette Rogers
    Colette Rogers 8 days ago +6

    What brand are your glasses?? So beautiful!🌻 (Totally off topic, I know, sorry)

  • unknownpawner1994
    unknownpawner1994 8 days ago +9

    Finally we are out of the contorversial parts again

  • diego enrique
    diego enrique 8 days ago +2

    Excellent video I learned its very cool!!!

  • Acquavallo
    Acquavallo 8 days ago +7

    Did I see an Anthony Giddens book on the set? I just wrote a paper about his late modernity in sociology class :)

  • Wergrave
    Wergrave 8 days ago +1

    We're long due a good apocalyptic event for this not to matter at all.

  • Gail Bull
    Gail Bull 8 days ago +25

    I find it interesting that racism and sexism seem to have more research devoted to them then agism. And by agism, I don't just mean discrimination against the elderly. I mean the way people dismiss a person based on which generation they belong to. Like when you hear people say, "all baby boomers are selfish" or "all millennials are entitled." Oddly Generation X-ers and Xennials remain relatively unscathed during all this agist name calling, but there's no denying that there is a definite desire to judge people based on what years they were born in-between.

    • Pfhorrest
      Pfhorrest 8 days ago +1

      Only the first half(ish) of that date range are "officially Generation X". I'm in the latter half and am officially a Millennial. I do definitely feel different from the rest of the Millennials, but then I'm sure early Boomers born in the mid-40s (like my grandma) felt very different from late boomers born in the mid-60s (who are younger than my mom) too. Apparently there is also a term for the late-Boomers/early-GenX, too: "Generation Jones". I guess they would be the parents of the Xennials.

    • Gail Bull
      Gail Bull 8 days ago +2

      Pfhorrest, borderline category. It's the name recent articles have given to people born between the years of 1975 and 1985. Officially, we are Generation X, but unlike the rest of Gen X, we were the first children to grow up using computers (I remember being taught basic coding in grade 2) and unlike Millennials, we didn't have smartphones and even cell phones weren't an every day item yet. So our cultural experience is different from both Gen X and Millennials.

    • Pfhorrest
      Pfhorrest 8 days ago

      What the heck is an Xennial? Is that the new generation after Millennials? Or is that some borderline category of late GenXers and early Millennials?

    • Gail Bull
      Gail Bull 8 days ago +1

      Sitting on Ceilings, I'm going to assume you're being ironic. If it wasn't meant ironically you're oblivious to the fact that your snarky statement just proved my point, and if I assumed that I would be being unkind.

  • nikiiters
    nikiiters 8 days ago +8

    I'm in the process of producing a documentary about senior isolation and this was super helpful thank you!!!

  • Beef Stroganoff
    Beef Stroganoff 8 days ago +19

    lol "women live about 8-10 years longer than men, but that means women have to deal with more arthritis."

    • B_Potassio
      B_Potassio 7 days ago +2

      you guys sure are grasping at straws to hate on this video

    • RadicalOne1912
      RadicalOne1912 8 days ago +5

      Because women are always systematically oppressed.

    • Leonardo Souza da Silveira
      Leonardo Souza da Silveira 8 days ago +1

      I expected a bigger gap, thanks to male death via violent causes.

  • republicofsandals
    republicofsandals 8 days ago +3

    Some more discussion age discrimination, inclusive of discrimination against youthful people should be taking place, and is another side-effect of improved longevity.Middle-aged and senior people often expect privilege and respect, even from younger people, who may be far better educated than they are.

  • Dan Scannell
    Dan Scannell 8 days ago +44

    Wow, no auto-downvote party this time around. Interesting.

    • James Cashman
      James Cashman 8 days ago +5

      No, there was an actual alt-right subreddit that instructed users to downvote this show.

    • abdulaziz rushdi
      abdulaziz rushdi 8 days ago +1

      Actually I ve seen much more auto-upvotes in YouTube videos generally (including this series) than auto-downvotes. Don't believe me? Get into a video early and you'll see hundreds of likes before the video has been released long enough for people to actually watch it fully. Maybe because they like Nicole, or maybe they just like the series so don't expect a bad video, but that doesn't change the fact.

  • Gerrit van Vliet
    Gerrit van Vliet 8 days ago +19

    The Netherlands already has a party that wants socialism for old people. Just old people. No one else. It's called 50PLUS. They oppose the recently raised retirement age, and all that stuff, expecting to be supported for a third of their lives. It's unfeasible. The original retirement age was devised back when you'd live for a few more years in your retirement, and then drop dead.

    • Pfhorrest
      Pfhorrest 8 days ago +5

      Why should the Millennials support you when they could let you die and free up the resources your generation has withheld from them?

    • Sitting on Ceilings
      Sitting on Ceilings 8 days ago

      I think it makes perfect sense. Why support the Millenials when you're on your death bed?

  • Suvi-Tuuli Allan
    Suvi-Tuuli Allan 8 days ago +1

    Pandas!

  • Perplexion Dangerman

    C.C. Sociology #3453 retirement home... "Mom, Dad, Why is Grandpa and Grandma keep watching that Nicole lady ? "

  • Pear boff
    Pear boff 8 days ago +6

    This really should be in biology and psyhcology based on what you breifed. The more I look at your sociology look at age and aging the less I see the actual study and the more I see psychological and biological. This feels like an unneeded science as there already enough branches of study that delve into this stuff. It's already enough that math split off science for no other reason than to isolate the equations for further understanding and evaluation. Which is stupid. Science is literally the real life examples necessary for a student to understand truly the logic behind the equations. At least in chem class and everyday cooking you know what these conversions are good for. In math they mean diddly squat.

    • Pear boff
      Pear boff 8 days ago

      thetruerift I don't see any integration or disciplin brought on by it. It feels like unnecesary isolation. Please clarify.

    • thetruerift
      thetruerift 8 days ago +10

      Sociology is an integrative discipline, and by that nature very useful.

  • MonkeyPantsFace
    MonkeyPantsFace 8 days ago +47

    Wait where did all the down votes and butt hurt 'scientists'go?

    • A.B Animations
      A.B Animations 7 days ago +2

      MonkeyPantsFace right? Where did all the hate go when the scientist was talking about something meanies wanted to be right about?

    • Sitting on Ceilings
      Sitting on Ceilings 8 days ago

      Dw, I'm still here.

    • partlycurrent
      partlycurrent 8 days ago +15

      you've made a typo there, crono. It's spelled "not about feminism"

  • blue glass
    blue glass 8 days ago +1

    Gaby? Oh wait...this isn't JBU

  • Knowledge Headquarters
    Knowledge Headquarters 8 days ago +23

    Great video as always! Hope to be as big as you one day.

  • Geoffrey Winn
    Geoffrey Winn 8 days ago

    Cool video!

  • Captain Deadpool
    Captain Deadpool 8 days ago +41

    I have never seen a sociology video that does not have a ridiculous number of dislikes

    • Kongen Gorm
      Kongen Gorm 6 days ago +2

      People don't like looking into the mirror of society.

    • B_Potassio
      B_Potassio 7 days ago +3

      people like to ignore that racism and sexism exist by being... racist and sexist on those comment sections, makes sense

    • Captain Deadpool
      Captain Deadpool 8 days ago +8

      Leonardo Souza da Silveira exactly it's not an exact science no one's ever said it was but if people actually listened to her and tried to learn something it's actually amazing and very interesting

    • Leonardo Souza da Silveira
      Leonardo Souza da Silveira 8 days ago +11

      The subject of gender and race has been kinda "hot" lately.
      Funny thing, people on those video's comments, claiming sociology is not a real science, are nowhere to be seen here.

    • Matthew Nuri
      Matthew Nuri 8 days ago +7

      truth hurts😂

  • ZarquonZ
    ZarquonZ 8 days ago +8

    A CC Sociology where the dislikes aren't ridiculous? GASP!

  • balthiersgirl Callumfrancisseaton2009

    Life expectancy is starting to go backwards in UK because of the Tory government policy's there cruelty is becoming beyond belief

  • Enzo
    Enzo 8 days ago +93

    Did you just assume my age?

    • krissa patel
      krissa patel 6 days ago

      Yes welcome to the Internet

    • Timothy McLean
      Timothy McLean 7 days ago +2

      I don't think she assumed your age so much as the difference between your age today and your age last week. Which, to be fair, is still an assumption; one of those people who age backwards could be watching.

    • ViralEd
      ViralEd 7 days ago

      Enzo I think she did hahaha

    • Enzo
      Enzo 7 days ago +1

      Pillow Strength now that I think about it, yeah, sometimes I get upset inside me (even if just a little bit) when people think I'm a couple years older or younger or act surprised when they learn about my age. I still think it's funny.

    • Pillow Strength
      Pillow Strength 7 days ago +3

      On the real, I think most people would agree that this is a rude thing to do

  • Tark McCoy
    Tark McCoy 8 days ago +8

    And to anyone who solved the aging question with either "Soylent" or "Logan's Run" in your answer CONGRATULATIONS, your obscure movie reference means you are old enough to euthanize now.

  • Committing Sudoku
    Committing Sudoku 8 days ago +16

    Fingers crossed for aging ending in our lifetime.

    • Chaos Herald
      Chaos Herald 7 days ago +1

      Committing Sudoku Amen, brother. Just see it as one more enemy humanity has to face to prevail

    • abdulaziz rushdi
      abdulaziz rushdi 8 days ago +3

      nah death is essential. Sounds appealing to be immortal but it has many bad consequences...

    • L Galicki Band
      L Galicki Band 8 days ago +6

      As soon as you die aging will stop for you. If we don't accomplish it during your lifetime, you'll accomplish it in your death time!
      Cheer up! In the end you'll get what you wish, one way or another!

  • K Man
    K Man 8 days ago +7

    Sociology isn't a science, it's more than a science, it relies on many scientific discoveries and concepts to help breakdown the most mysterious thing in the world: Society.

    • MrDosonhai
      MrDosonhai 8 days ago

      darkblood626 wow, you have that much free time going around youtube spreading your superiority? Ok genius, enlighten me why do you think my opnion is inadequate?

    • darkblood626
      darkblood626 8 days ago

      MrDosonhai-There’s that projection again

    • MrDosonhai
      MrDosonhai 8 days ago

      darkblood626 cheap words

    • wack austin
      wack austin 8 days ago

      darkblood626 - yall made me spill my juice

    • darkblood626
      darkblood626 8 days ago

      MrDosonhai- And it’s my right to express my opinion that your opinion is simply you projecting your own inadequacies on all of humanity.

  • StudioUAC
    StudioUAC 8 days ago +16

    age is a social construct now

    • 1bgrant
      1bgrant 7 days ago

      Great explanation Jeff. Couldn't have said it better myself.

    • Jeff Hogberg
      Jeff Hogberg 8 days ago +16

      Maybe not chronological age, but the perception of people at different ages absolutely is.
      What is "old"? Are you old at 40? 65? 80? 30?
      What is "young"? Are you still young at 18? 25? 30?
      Do these ideas change with context? A 45-year old might not be considered old generally, but an athlete still competing in a professional league at that age (like Jaromir Jagr this year, and Gordie Howe and Chris Chelios previously) probably would be considered quite old, relatively. (Yes, hockey examples. I'm Canadian, so it's what I'm familiar with).

    • thetruerift
      thetruerift 8 days ago +12

      The social connections to it certainly are. People of 12-14 years old used to be considered mature enough for marriage (or to rule a kingdom). Now they can't consent to sexual activity or medical procedures in most Western nations.

    • Núñez Castruita
      Núñez Castruita 8 days ago +15

      Age not really, but what's expected from each age group is...

  • K Man
    K Man 8 days ago +5

    Sociology is such a complete subject. In this episode you literally can use expertise in every field to help you understand the impact this will have on society.

  • arlingtonguy54
    arlingtonguy54 8 days ago +2

    Thanks. This cheered me right up!

  • TingTingin - Fortnite Battle Royale

    only 1 that wont have 1 billion dislikes

    • K Man
      K Man 8 days ago

      TingTingin - Fortnite Battle Royale yeah I think so

  • Bob_Dole
    Bob_Dole 8 days ago +3

    I fart in y'all's cereal.

  • Denovo Tutor
    Denovo Tutor 8 days ago +19

    *Awesome video! You guys inspired me to start my own Tutoring Channel as a Medical Student :)*

  • space
    space 8 days ago

    I can drink legally now. Definitely feeling old

    • thetruerift
      thetruerift 8 days ago +2

      Wait until after your first really good hangover, than you will feel old. Also dead. and in Hell.

  • bido mohamed
    bido mohamed 8 days ago

    Hell