I cannot stop laughing at this.
We live in a world where girls are raped and the authorities do nothing about it.
Which is an even bigger travesty when an outside group solves the case in 2 hours.
Awesome interview with the actor who plays Brienne in Game of Thrones:
In a new book, Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, Harvard psychologist Mahzarin Banaji and University of Washington social psychologist Anthony Greenwald assert that in modern day America, prejudice comes NOT from a hatred of certain groups, but of a preference of one’s own personal in-groups.
In theory that sounds very nice: people don’t really hate other people; they just like some people more!
Which is all fine and dandy until you recognize that an “in-group” includes people of one’s own race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Continue reading
By this point, everyone has seen it. The “powerful” and “inspiring” new commercial from Dove.
I saw it and–like everyone else–was moved. But not in the direction Dove wanted me to be.
Since someone has already summed up exactly how I feel about this, here is her article on the subject: