“How Do I Look?” “Do You Think He Notices Me?” And Other Useless Questions
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As our culture evolves, I find that one of the most important aspects of our evolution is technology. From the wheel to the internet, every invention has contributed to a change in the way we go about our lives. This is why I think the media plays a key role in the way we conduct ourselves.
My parents have always said that they didn’t have to experience the publicity that technology has brought to society to the same extremity that we do. It gets worse for every generation and the surplus of messages about how we should live our lives has grown to be outrageous. Everything is accessible to everyone at any time.
I'm basically still in awe of the pure eloquence of Melissa Harris Lacewell. I want to hear much, much more from her. Her commentary starts at about 8:30 minutes in, but the whole video is well worth the watch.
Usually, when I come down to the kitchen for a snack (also known as an excuse to take a study break) I can tell what mail my Mom is sorting through by the look on her face. The annoyed-pursed-lips-eye-roll is usually elicited by a Home and Garden magazine of some type (Martha Stewart is defiantly not listed amongst my Mom’s personal heroes). Glazed over, resigned boredom can usually be attributed to a water or electricity bill. But the truly depressed, pissed off face of injustice can only be caused by one thing.
My family has struggled with the issue of health care ever since I can remember. Because of a pre-existing condition my Mom has and the fact that my Dad is independently employed, the business of staying …
I’m honestly not even sure I can articulate my feelings about this video. It makes me sick that this is how some people view affirmative action. It makes me sick to see how white supremacy is still alive. Samhita at feministing sums it up pretty well though.
Also, please consider signing this petition for MSNBC to fire Pat Buchanan. I know I signed.