0083. My friend Dan was a youth swimming coach. They had a rule that practice started at 6:00pm. One night the best kid on the team shows up and jumps in the pool at 6:01. The coach tells him to leave. After that night, the entire team seemed to work better.

A. Deviance can be a warning signal. B. By rejecting the deviant behavior a community re-emphasizes what is considered "right" and "NORMAL" behavior. C. Tolerance and care for deviant can lead to group solidarity. D. Deviance can be a way for a group to "let off steam." E. Deviance can be a way that groups test new ways of doing things — innovation.


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