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Aging Through the semester we have tried to comprehend individual choice and human experiences in the context of societal forces and constraints, and the patterning of experience by place in the social arrangement. Current your understanding of the very sociological perspective. Use examples and readings to support your position. Illustrate your points by referring to a particular phenomenon. Many times when asked about aging, individuals will respond with the statement, "Aging is what you make of it." This statement places the responsibility to cope in society on the person. Through careful analysis of the sociological perspective, this is sometimes understood to be another blame the victim situation. Social forces are amazingly strong. They influence every one of our lives on a daily basis. Some can argue they create who we are today and who we will become tomorrow. Most importantly they place restraints on the possibilities for the individual, especially the aging individual. The statement, "Aging is what you make of it" is false because society constructs the aging experience. Everything is socially constructed through a process of society. From the time we are born be are socialized to know how society works. In America we have been socialized to go to the bathroom in a certain orderly manner, with social rules like washing your hands afterwards, being very important. In other cultures this exact same procedure might be completely different as they are socialized to follow a different procedure. 1 procedure may not be better than the other may, but because society has opted to adhere to the procedure it is part of the socialization process when we are children. Just as we are socialized to go to the bathroom...