“Social reality doesn’t appear to us directly. It is revealed to our understanding through a screen of assumptions, beliefs, explanations, values, and unexamined knowledge. Together, these elements of the screen comprise an ideology…” Marchak (course kit, p. 61)

Explain what Marchak means with this statement, and give a real-world example based on your own experience that explains the difference between “social reality” and “ideology.” 

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