Posts tagged Society
Dementors: The Emotional Impact of The Entertainment Business

The camera picks out a tear rolling down the man’s cheek as he stares at the person in the opposite chair.  To highlight the emptiness of their lives, they are being filmed in an abandoned warehouse.  The camera zooms in.  The tear glistens in the spot lights and the tension builds.  What next?  Will the man break down?  Blow up?  

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Synchronicity: A Loving Message From the Universe

"Small world" is an expression that you have certainly used or heard at some point in your life when a random situation occurred. Think a serendipitous meeting with someone you know after you had been thinking of them lately or, more commonly, being introduced to someone you're already friends with by a mutual friend. Most people discard these occurrences as mere coincidences and forget about them altogether. But what if I told that, in fact, there is more than meets the eye here and it all has to do with a phenomenon called "synchronicity"?

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Why Do Men "Creepy Stare?"

It’s pervasive and inevitable. Every woman has experienced it. You’re walking down a street or down a hallway or really anywhere and a man is walking in the other direction, towards you. You avert your eyes, pretending to be deep in thought, but as he gets closer you can feel his eyes on you. As you keep walking, he continues to stare and his eyes drift down towards your breasts and torso. If you even glance at him for a moment, you can see the intensity of his attention directed onto you. Regardless of how many times during a single day that this occurs, each time the relief from him simply continuing on his way and not confronting, engaging or harassing you, is palpable. 

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Eye of the Beholder Part Two: Why Do Men Catcall?

For women, that experience is united at some level by fear. They’re afraid of being pawed, stalked or attacked, however innocuous men might find the leer or whistle. “Almost all women have a defensive strategy for walking alone,” writes Jamie Golden in “Why Just Telling Men No Doesn’t Necessarily Work,” but “almost no men do.” This seems to be true across cultures, and it tells us much of what we need to know. “A young woman likes to feel attractive,” one told me, “but I think women of all ages feel that implicit threat of physical peril, always.”

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A False Sense of Connectivity Part Three: Beauty and Social Expectation in Children

Regardless of this new social expectation; people may not be adequately educated on the effects of excessive media. It would be an understatement to say that asking people to eliminate social media is effective. We have to accept this majority circumstance and inform people on how their lives will adjust from it, especially when there is an involvement with the new generation of children. Bringing awareness can allow people or parents to monitor children and limit excessive types of activities and behavioral changes. This does not just include social media, but the world access of the web on forums and websites including the advertisements someone is exposed too.

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