Fact: You can’t teach sociology without making people uncomfortable. The entire venture is designed to make people question the ideas they’re taught in everyday life, about supposedly “natural” behavior, supposedly “normal” social organization, supposedly “self-evident” truth. Sociology consists of yanking those out, sometimes quite forcefully. It also consists of teaching people that their emotions are social creatures, learned, normalized, adjusted for the demands of social organization, not internal reactions. It consists of making them realize that their opinions are not their own. If they could opt out of whatever upsets them, we can just abandon all efforts.