I will vote for a woman, but only when the right one comes along. As a feminist, I identify a wide variety of issues that weigh on my election choices. I am willing to look past just being the “first” because it has now to be about “more”.… Read More Yes, I am a Feminist. No, I am Not Voting for Clinton.
“It is among the commonplaces of education that we often first cut off the living root and then try to replace its natural function by artificial means. Thus we suppress the child’s curiosity and then when he lacks a natural interest in learning he is offered special coaching for his scholastic difficulties.” ~ Florence King… Read More Compulsory Education: Fabricating Echoes.
Education and schooling appear to be the same thing even though they have different meanings and outcomes. The idiosyncrasy to use both terms interchangeably or subsume schooling under education has become a common social trend. This tendency to assume, rather than confirm, has led to misleading interpretations and beliefs, as well as fallacies of both… Read More “Education” & “Schooling” are not interchangeable – get over it!
Every day we make decisions based on our own judgment, independently of it being the most accurate choice or not. Knowing that smoking tobacco, drinking alcohol, and consuming fast-food products causes serious health problems does not stop people from doing all these things, right? You are entitled to your own body, and you have a… Read More After a Free Nation willingly gives their Freedom away, the Precedent has been set.
What do you want to be when you grow up? I wonder how many times I’ve been asked this question over the course of my childhood. There probably isn’t a little kid out there who doesn’t like answering that question. In fact, having the whole world at their fingertips and an imagination ready to fly… Read More What do You want to Be when you Grow Up?
It doesn’t stop to amaze me how easy it is to brainwash people, especially in modern days in which technology is at our fingertips. What sense does it make to have information just a simple click away, if people do not take advantage and utilize this commodity? People are using media outlets the wrong way,… Read More What to feed your brainwashed Brain
A couple years ago, I wasn’t really aware of the constant objectification that today’s media has been stuffing down our throats, and how this had personally biased my values, beliefs, and even my daily behavior. Apparently, I didn’t pay too much attention to what I was watching or listening to, until my friend – the… Read More Objectification Epidemic: The Effects of Media on Gender Representation and Mental Health
Back in the day, the written word carried an important cultural weight. Written art wasn’t just read, but analyzed and studied, digging into the hidden messages of the author’s ideas, leaving room for interpretation of deeper meanings. Even though these pieces of art are timeless and available to almost anyone today, only a small percentage… Read More Lyrics are Music’s Poetic Language
The disturbing killing rampage that took place on May 23, 2014, in the Santa Barbara County had the media blasting, and the nation in a state of shock. The twenty-two year old perpetrator, Elliot Rodger, killed seven random individuals, and injured another thirteen. The sequence of events that had led to these actions were explained,… Read More An Unspoken Truth