Author Archives: AMU

How to be classy?

Can we just talk about how a man writes a book telling women how to be classy? Here is the  link for him talking about it: http://www.amazon.com/gp/mpd/permalink/m1KMR4EZD5M4NS/ref=ent_fb_link

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Should toys be gender-neutral?

As reported on MSNBC http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/50128136/#50128136, Mattel and other toy companies are now turning to more gender-neutral marketing tactics to sell toys to children, so boys are being shown playing with what was historically known as “girls” toys and vice versa. … Continue reading

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For what are you responsible?

I read a book about phenomena in the field of social psychology called “Influence, the Psychology of Persuasion,” which explained that since there is too much information in existence for humans to process, there is a tendency to compartmentalize information … Continue reading

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What is discrimination? Body Deja Vu

Recently, companies have been getting backlash from using thin models and retouching photos since they are creating an image that is unattainable for “normal” women. There is the other opinion that it is difficult to sell bikinis without having perfection … Continue reading

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Honey, I wasn’t born a woman…

It is frequently said that sex sells. At the onset of the Nomad phone commercial (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92rENxHQ1f0), it seems like what the copywriters were going for. The centerpiece is the obviously attractive couple that is getting married. They then rush off … Continue reading

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Marrying Up

After getting engaged, the topic of marriage has become near and dear to my heart. I never thought I would be engaged at such a young age, especially, considering my work ethic. However, my impending marriage does not deter me … Continue reading

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