What you see. The fine art of self-deception

This post started from reading this hilarious post by twenty-something Olivia Muenter. She, very wittily, makes a good point about social media. We present the “Good Parts Version” (GPV) of ourselves to the world, hoping for approval. That’s pretty much it in a nutshell. I’m always mildly surprised when someone seems outraged at this truth. ThisContinue reading “What you see. The fine art of self-deception”

Intellectual Faking | bazaar magazine

I’m published again. It’s been a delight to write for bazaar magazine Kuwait, this year. I get to work (virtually) with some lovely peeps. Definitely no intellectual slouches in THAT group. Ramadan Kareem! to the great staff at bazaar magazine. May this month be amazing in ways you don’t expect. Find the article here: http://buff.ly/1qjhtAQ  

Half the Sky | Reblog

We all need to care about those girls. They represent half of humanity and a part of our very existence that is precious and vital yet unloved, neglected, and all but forgotten but for the outrage of the global community. Eight more girls abducted…  Nigerian Government derelict…  Nigeria’s Stolen Girls… And how many of you knowContinue reading “Half the Sky | Reblog”

‘The Sexy Lie’ We Should Be Talking About

‘The Sexy Lie’ We Should Be Talking About: Sexual Objectification. “Every human body has its optimum weight and contour, which only health and efficiency can establish. Whenever we treat women’s bodies as aesthetic objects without function we deform them.” ― Germaine Greer, The Female Eunuch “The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater theContinue reading “‘The Sexy Lie’ We Should Be Talking About”