believe as they believe because they only believe what they believe because of where thethey are coming from an oppressed form and we use this argument to discredit people. -You are supposed to describe the world in an objective way and if you don’t that means yinterests and that is not being objective. -Marx also does not realize that he's talking from his background.-Mannheim doesn't want to use ideology because it has a strong negative connotation att-Mannheim has a general theory of ideology: Taking the observation that people's ideas aand that's why the ideas are eliminated. What would they know about suffering if they ar-There viewpoint isn't objective, it's limited. -He's saying no one is immune to the concept of reflexivity. Social scientists need to realizthe influence of the social world. Mannheim says there is no escape from perspective, anThat's just the way life is. -Particularization: Statements can be true in a particular area. They are certain conditionsrelativismthat Mannheim is concerned in is the fact there is no one say what is right or wwrong in particular conditions. -When there is no criteria to tell who is right or wrong, we have full fledged relativism. -On what basis can we argue that this research is better than the other? -Relationism says that every social context defines its roles of engagement. -Mannheim says under the old system if you point out where someone's thoughts are combut others say it doesn’t matter. Mannheim firmly believes it matters where something c-There are certain conditions in which statements are true. -Schutz: PhenomenologyConsciousness is the most important thing about phenomenology. Important factors are phenomenologists look at consciousness? Phenomologies main object is studying structu-Schutz brings phenomenology into sociology. -If you want to understand why people do what they do, we need to see into people's mingot us interested into the subjectivity of people. -Schutz agreeing with Weber says anyone in interested in human beings needs to understworks. He says if you really want see how something works, you really need to dig in. If yoworks, dig so deep that you find out who produced the car, where was it produced, whichexact workings of the car. -We have to take a pause and look at how people's minds work. Not just what they do witthey communicate. What are the differences and similarities, what do we share, and thenSmall or more significant?