Dr. Doug Aoki believes love truly is as perennial as the grass, and we dont really have a choice in the matter.
"Love will grab a hold of you one way or the other, whether its romantic love, brotherly love, self love, love for a pet, whatever. Good or bad, we cant get out of it," says Aoki, a professor of sociology at the University of Alberta.
Aoki has just published the third in a series of articles called True Love Stories in the journal Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies. He develops his theories based on references to love he finds in literature, philosophy, popular culture, and even everyday conversations. He is writing a book on love that he plans to publish next year.
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