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Reanna Echeverria 09/04/2011 Sociology 101 Writing Exercise #1 The social imagination is the ability to put aside your own bias in order to view  the world from the perspective of others. When this is achieved, the means to the  solutions for society’s problems no longer lie within problem people, but in changing the  constitution of civilization.  Written from his book,  The Social Imagination , C. Write Mills  believes, “The sociological imagination enables its possessor to understand the larger  historical scene in terms of its meaning for the inner life and the external career of a  variety of individuals.” The sociological imagination’s mission and promise is to  understand the history of humanity, biography and the associations connecting them in  humankind. History can be simply defined as anything in the past. However, when used in  context with sociological imagination, it takes on a grand, more in depth meaning. For 
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