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21st April 2014

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Jessica Rey presents the history of the evolution of the swimsuit including the origins of its design, how it has changed overtime and the post-feminist association of the bikini symbolizing female empowerment. She refers to neuro-scientific studies revealing how male brains react to images of scantily clad women versus images of women deemed modest and what the implications of the results are for women in society.

(Note: As the OP, I disagree with Rey’s approach to putting the onus on women to alter ourselves rather than to alter the male perception of women – brain wiring has plenty to do with socialization and if we worked against the culture that fuels men’s objectification of women, women’s clothing choices would matter far less in terms of how men perceive us and determine how to interact with us).

Jessica Rey - The Evolution of the Swim Suit

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21st April 2014

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We’ve been taught a woman’s body will cause men to sin. We’re told that if a woman shows too much of her body men will do stupid things. Let’s be clear: A woman’s body is not dangerous to you. Her body will not cause you harm. It will not make you do stupid things. If you do stupid things, it is because you chose to do stupid things.

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16th April 2014

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If a guy tells you to go make him a sandwich go to kitchen bring knife kill him and use his meat for a sandwich then whisper “you asked me to make you a sandwich”

Are you trying to tell me there’s only 14 psychopaths on this website because I swear everyone I saw here seems like one

He had it coming.
He had it coming.
He only had himself to blame.


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16th April 2014

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9th April 2014

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The cognitive dissonance caused by a society that tells its children to “follow their dreams” through messages in films, literature, etc. and then punishes them for not choosing safe, money making careers in adulthood is fascinating, to say the least.

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9th April 2014

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8th April 2014

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Sometimes we speak clumsily and create internal knots in others. Then we say, “I was just telling the truth.” It may be the truth, but if our way of speaking causes unnecessary suffering, it is not Right Speech. The truth must be presented in ways that others can accept. Words that damage or destroy are not Right Speech. Before you speak, understand the person you are speaking to. Consider each word carefully before you say anything, so that your speech is “Right” in both form and content.
— Thicht Nhat Hanh (via postbyhand)

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8th April 2014

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People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel or love.
Charles BukowskiWomen (via aestheticintrovert)

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8th April 2014

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Never cry for the same reason twice.
— Stephen Richards (via observando)

12th March 2014

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"There are three things you must ask yourself before you say anything…"

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