How We Got Here: Crash Course Sociology #12

Until about 12,000 years ago, the largest group of people ever assembled, the most humans ever gathered in one place, was probably a crowd of about 100, tops. And there were somewhere between one and ten million people on the entire planet back then. Today, we have football stadiums that can fit a hundred people […]

Religion: Crash Course Sociology #39

Religion might not seem like something a sociologist can study. After all, religion is about personal beliefs, right? So, sociology won’t give you any answers about the existence of God, or how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. But sociology can help you think about religion as a social institution. Religion […]