Browsing All posts tagged under »socialization«

Women. Society. Success.

March 9, 2012

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The picture of a successful man or woman varies between individuals, cultures, ethnicities, races and income level. I’d say that as a collective group, we have a very colorful idea of what success means and rightfully so. We all have our different paths and we must all play our role in society. Yet, I believe our media-forged […]

Re-Socialize Yourself. Fatness.

February 8, 2012

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We as a culture need to take a step back and wonder about the horror with which we regard this phenomenon of celebrating extreme obesity. We as a culture also sexualize and perhaps even “fetishize” excessive thinness. The standard of beauty promulgated in our culture is often depicted by young women whose weight is unhealthily […]

Fat and Fabulous Debate

February 7, 2012

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Do you think its possible to be 400+ pounds and live a healthy, lustrous life? I don’t. Today, I watched the Dr. Oz Show which focused on women who love their more-than-lovable excess packed bodies. More specifically, there were four women who were entrenched in the feederism community. Feederism? what? My thoughts exactly. I didn’t know […]

Re-Socialize Yourself. Afro-Turks

February 6, 2012

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We should not take what people present to us at face value. We should discover for ourselves the true identities within a nation. Whether it be Brazil beyond the European looking TV personalities or even Jamaica beyond the predominantly black images given by the media. I was surprised to discover the existence of Afro-Turks. I […]

Self-Love.

January 31, 2012

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I’ve recently gotten into reading a lot of self-love posts around the blogosphere. I don’t hate myself but I’ll admit I do harp on myself for my flaws. That’s only human right? I don’t think it should be. We as people should be able to accept ourselves despite of our hyper visible or imperceivable flaws. […]

Re-Socialize Yourself

January 27, 2012

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Knowledge is amazing. A Cultural Case Study: The Media and the Latina The latina I know from television is a beautiful woman with fair features, flowing voluminous hairs, and a heavy accent akin to televisions depiction of the stereotypical Italian. I have not met a latin american woman that has matched this description. I’ve met […]