I took a sociology class in high school (loved it!), and one of our assignments was to do a social experiment of our choosing and record the reactions/results. Well, I liked it so much, I did a few of them on my own time for no credit.
First: I "applied" for a job at a store...
we discussed our individual observations of the subcultures in our school. Examples:
Tragedies (a rotten name)
Jesus and his disciples
It was interesting to see how people quickly agreed to call these certain kids a tragedy just because they...
And I am one of those - and so are you; and the rest of the six billion!
...And when we get together in groups al the way up to entire cultures, there's a reaon and a purpose, and I find it fascinating to understand those reasons!