In a few days it will be Thanksgiving; a celebration going back to 1621 when a group of people from different backgrounds gave thanks for what God had given them. 200 years later President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be celebrated the last Thursday of November. In Lincoln’s words, it was to

Social Distance

Social Distance is a concept sociologist use. It is defined as the degree to which people are willing to accept and associate with those having different social characteristics. For example, someone living in an urban area can better relate to other people in urban areas compared to someone from a rural area. Those living in