I often ask my students if they’ve ever heard the saying,
“You can’t see the forest for the trees”
These days none of my students have heard this aphorism before. It’s an important bit of wisdom that a sociologist needs to often communicate. In my field we study and speak of general trends and group phenomena.
Posts on this blog are never about YOUR specific family, marriage, children, divorce or future. This information and commentary is about what’s happening in OUR society. The hope is to provide you with even more knowledge so that you can make wise choices as a family member and citizen.
“Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.” – A. A. Milne