Political Correctness

I personally despise political correctness, but being politically incorrect does not give anyone license for violence, hate speech and incivility. …

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Sharp Women, Smart Men

I am reading two books now, SHARP: THE WOMEN WHO MADE AN ART OF HAVING AN OPINION by Michelle Dean…

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Standing Up, Speaking Out

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou On any given…

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Compliments or Criticism – Trust or Power

“When we willingly accept compliments, we are reminded that others see us through different eyes … Many of us find it…

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Is the Art the Artist? Is the Action the Actor?

Before mass media and social media, the art and the artist often had little effect on one another.  Our culture…

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Breakthrough Knowledge

I came across a concept recently called “breakthrough knowledge” and I think this has happened to me and changed how…

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Bad Feminist Essays-Thoughts and Reactions

I came away from listening to Roxane Gay’s BAD FEMINIST ESSAYS with a bunch of questions based on the issues…

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Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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