Adverts making the news is weird. It's backwards, yet somehow we're still interested enough to read about it and have an opinion about it. So what's the deal with the New Churchill? Are the ad bosses "snowflakes"? Has the world gone mad? And why is an advert headline news? 1. The advert is headline news because … Continue reading 5 Reasons The Media Should Be On Blast for Churchill Advert “News”
I don’t feel like I pick battles anymore. Am I even a SJW anymore? As time goes on, my life becomes more full and less rhetorical. I’m as committed to my values as ever - freedom, equality, diversity. I argue less. I “know” less answers, but hold the answers I do have more strongly. I ruminate … Continue reading Ever been called an SJW? Read this.
Something I’ve been noticing a lot recently is the absurdity of the ad break in TV. More specifically, the contrast in “entertainment”. I go abruptly from watching something I have enjoy, to watching a series of seconds-long clips selling everything under the sun. Both will try to grab my attention and entertain me, but only … Continue reading Who’s In Control of Your Ad-Break?
In the last few weeks and months, Brexit has been unavoidable in the UK. The debate about who is right and how to go forward has raged on so long that for many people, it’s burned them out, yet still emotions are strong enough on both sides that it can’t be easily resolved. It is … Continue reading The Bureaucratic Paradox of Brexit
Hi there. Back in university, I managed to become the president of the feminism society. I've told people about it so much since then it feels like a meme, but in reality I was mega-stoked. It was one of my proudest moments, I felt relevant, I felt empowered, I felt challenged. Flash forward to today. … Continue reading True Life: I was a SJW University Student
Please read Part 1 first! How to escape the catch 22 of the internet filter bubble keeps me from posting, a lot more than is cool to admit. There's so many flawed arguments, overly-dismissed concepts, and miserable pedants out there to correct; so is creating more noise really the answer? Evidence shows that evidence doesn't … Continue reading Can We Make Them Understand?
Initially, I started this blog because I wanted to start a discussion, or create a resource. I was sick of the insular Tumblr politics, and sick of the prevailing dismissive attitude found everywhere else on basic concepts like body positivity, racism, and capitalism. Every day I find a new pet peeve that I wish people … Continue reading You Won’t Do Your Research
Hey'all. It's been a while, because back in June, after I thought and sat about why the hell I was even doing this, I realised I had no idea what had happened to my original plans to lay bare the SJW mentality and bring humanity and dialogue and nuance to the whole special snowflake narrative. … Continue reading Name change and new direction
The worst crime of being left wing is being "over-sensitive". This is usually followed up with the second worst crime of being left-wing; being part of the thought police and wanting to brainwash everyone to fit your ideals. Here's the awkward truth: we kind of do. Now, that's not to say the left-wing are unique … Continue reading Thought//Policing:
It's the day before the UK elections and you seriously cannot get away from it anymore. Everyone and everywhere is now a hotbed of political discussion, households everywhere have solved the refugee crisis and produced cutting edge political arguments over and over, but it all culminates in tomorrow's vote. 1 vote, and then you go … Continue reading Post- and pre- Voting blues: It’s not pointless