What is real? Our reality is socially constructed. Think Gender.

Social Construction of Reality: Creatively shape reality through social interaction. Can be conscious effort to define/ redefine reality

Ex: using euphemisms in the military.

Military LanguageEveryday meaning
Incontinent ordnanceBombs or shells that miss their targets and hit civilians
Area denial weaponsCluster bombs that kill or destroy everything within a particular area
Collateral damageUnintended death, injury, and destruction
Suppressing assetsReducing the enemy’s ability to fight by killing people and destroying equipment

Idea of Thomas Theorem is really important.