Book Club – Reminder

“…Fight club exists only when fight club begins and when it ends.” -Tyler Durden It’s nearly that time. No, not Christmas. It’s the second installment of the Book Club. And I’ve already run out of quotes from Fight Club to start my post. So I’m repeating. Our discussion of E.J. Graff’s “What Is Marriage For?” … [Read more…]

Modesty?

“Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.” -Oliver Herford The author of Apple Cider Mill (ACM) discusses her perception of modesty and what it involves. (This isn’t the first time that I’ve discussed the issue of modesty.) Of course her perspective is funneled through her religious … [Read more…]

Chick Flicks Suck

“Chick flick or chick lit diminishes it and is sort of insulting to women and men.” -Curtis Hanson Go here and read about how seven popular chick flicks are sexist. I was actually looking for a list of awesome bad horror movies when I found this. I’m proud to say I’ve ever seen a single … [Read more…]

Can’t Compete

“There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.” -John Kenneth Galbraith I don’t think I know anyone who hasn’t, at some point, harped on how society promotes impossible beauty standards. Brit’s boobs got smaller and apparently “that’s too bad.” Beauty in our society is racially driven … [Read more…]