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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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Is there a such thing as free choice?

Free choice is correlated to privilege. Some people are afforded more choice than others; however, everyone is constrained in some way by social and cultural norms or stereotypes and prejudices. One example of this is demonstrated in the documentary, The … Continue reading

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What is empowering?

Female empowerment is a major theme in “The Business of Being Born,” and it is one of the primary focuses of the natural birth movement. Throughout the movie, various women discuss how there is nothing else in the world that … Continue reading

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