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May 1, 2014

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“There is a further complexity raised by the action-centered picture sketched above. This has to do with the making of social individuals through concrete and historically actual processes of formation and socialization. Actors are social from infancy forward, and their cognitive, affective, and practical mental frameworks are created and formed through their various social interactions. So their behavior as adults is itself a socially created product of the ideological and practical circumstances within which they developed. Here once again, we cannot “reduce” social change to pre-social or non-social individuals. There is no starting de novo in the social world or in history.”

[via @jamiejordan23]

Manuel J. Matos‘s insight:

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