Standard, Double Paradigm
In the world of women there is often
a question of fairness, of equality, and of why there are some things
men can do that women simply cannot get away with. Within our world
there is a perspective that is used to evaluate, judge and assess
the value of a woman that separates her from her inherent worth.
This perspective is an angle. It cuts away at that which stands
in and around its path so that space inside the angle appears complete.
It renders a complete view from the perspective of the angle, however
from the inside, it feels as thought something is missing. This
angle creates a partial view of women that is incomplete and inaccurate.
It is the woman who is cut into pieces so that she might fit inside
this angle. Moreover, she cannot see that her attempts to walk within
the angle and redeem herself are useless, for within this angle
there must always be something lacking, that is the nature of an
angle. ...FULL REVIEW
Sex, women, and the media, seems to be a selling
topic for commercial America. Nowadays, you can't even buy a Pepsi
without thinking about sex. If you watch some of the ad's put out
on television, I think you'll know what I'm talking about. In the
past, Pepsi has had Halle Berry and Britney Spears as spokes people
for Pepsi. I remember one commercial with a scantily clad Spears
dancing around and singing a song about Pepsi, the commercial resembled
more of a music video, than an advertisement, with a splatter of
pyrotechnics and big, flashing neon signs....
Elite: A Myth in the Making
When it comes to co-opting the language for
political gain, conservatives often get the best of liberals. Over
the years, we have seen “law and order”, “family
values”, and “support the troops” become part
of the verbal arsenal of the right. We have seen the epithet “political
correctness” used to mock efforts to combat racism and sexism.
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