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Tuesday, September 01, 2009

It's a start, I guess...

We sociologists often express the desire that people pay more attention to us. Fair enough, but I think we might want to be a little more specific about that. Last night my wife and I were watching an episode of the new series "Defying Gravity" online.* At one point a character, referring to a baby rabbit she wanted help with, said:

Just think of it as a sociology project- people bonding with pets in space.


And suddenly I realized that the writers have evidently been keeping track of ASA sections** and sections-in-formation.


* If anyone is curious, I think the show has potential but it isn't really "there" yet. I would also advise that, if you watch it, you be prepared to deal with a truly maddening mixture of good science and badly thought out science.

** Has anyone else noticed that the logo for the Animals and Society section makes it looks like the man has eaten a cat?

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1 Comments:

Blogger 11pm said...

lol it's in his gut

Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:23:00 PM  

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