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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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Mediating Content (For What Am I Responsible?)

When I was in high school I liked rap music.  I still do, but back then I was less particular about the quality of the music’s content.  It was about money, drugs, and women.  To my shame, I sang along … Continue reading

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A Response to the PBS Documentary “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity”

After authoring the book, Half the Sky, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn created the PBS documentary “Half the Sky.” This documentary featured American actresses as they traveled to India, Somaliland, Sierra Leone, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Kenya. The segments of the … Continue reading

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Freedom?

Lorber and Gould consider gender a restraining public performance. In high school, I was the only female in my AP physics class. One girl explained how she was not taking it because she felt intimidated by the gender discrepancy. Although … Continue reading

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