Sandhu, Swaran S.
February 1983
Humanity & Society;Feb83, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p30
Academic Journal
The author acknowledges the impossibility of value-neutrality in human behavior. He also understands thus the existence of value-engaged sociology such as, the Marxist, the Humanist or the Reflexive—such orientations in sociology are some of those that are sensitive to the problems and needs of often a mass of toiling, suffering and endangered human beings. Certainly no one may deny that some American business interests, such as the multinational corporations, and many American government agencies, have played a part in the creation of the current tensions and the danger of war that all humanity faces. The world for its human and other beings today is no doubt a very dangerous world. Along with others, humanist sociologists should be concerned and do their part toward the reduction or elimination of this and similar problems. As scientists and scholars, and humanist ones at that, it would certainly be incumbent to identify all the identifiable sources of this condition so that the efforts at the amelioration of this collective problem are directed toward all the sources so identified.


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