Mad Max: Fury Road – American Culture Metaphor

To gain better understanding about modern beliefs and ideologies in connection with women in American society, where does one turn? Those who study the art of storytelling, mythology, would point in the direction of how modern stories are told and shared today, movies. So I took that direction and analyzed the movie, Mad Max: Furry Road to give me a …

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Yakuza Moon: memoirs of a gangster’s daughter

Shoko Tendo opens her heart and soul in complete vulnerability in the book, Yakuza moon: Memoirs of a gangster’s daughter. She opens a door to a world little is known of in modern Japan, Yakuza gang members; whom Tendo says, “are greatly feared and known to be the most flamboyant and violent gangs in Japan.” Her story begins when she …

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Artificial Intelligence

Modern society it seems, has found its self to be in quite an interesting space, in which many could have never imagined, one that is ingrained with and in technology. It is now a part of everyday life for anyone living in a modern city like Denver, San Francisco, or London. Right now even, I am using technology to write …

Identity Management, Perceived Self & Ranking Systems

To better understand the concepts of, perceived self and identity management, I observed an episode of the Netflix original television series, Black Mirror titled, Nosedive (2015). First, let us define both of these terms. “Perceived self is a reflection of self-concept” (Adler & Proctor, p.51). Or put in another way, it is the representation which is relatively stable that a …

Experiment in Non-Verbal Communication

Many of us do not stop and think about what our body language is saying to others. Nor do we always think exactly what our cloths are saying about our personality. These characteristics are a part of what is known as nonverbal communication, “messages expressed by nonlinguistic means” (Adler & Proctor, 2014, p.188). In other words, messages that are expressed …

Social Media, Communication, & Death

There was a time where most people were apprehensive about technology, worrying about the coming millennium. Though today, this worry seems silly to most of us, especially to younger generations that have no memory of the impending doom of Y2K, that never came. Nonetheless, sociologists, psychologists, and other scientific professionals have found that even though the world did not come …

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Social Media, Communication, & Death

There was a time where most people were apprehensive about technology, worrying about the coming millennium. Though today, this worry seems silly to most of us, especially to younger generations that have no memory of the impending doom of Y2K, that never came. Nonetheless, sociologists, psychologists, and other scientific professionals have found that even though the world did not come …

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Mad Max: Fury Road – American Culture Metaphor

To gain better understanding about modern beliefs and ideologies in connection with women in American society, where does one turn? Those who study the art of storytelling, mythology, would point in the direction of how modern stories are told and shared today, movies. So I took that direction and analyzed the movie, Mad Max: Furry Road to give me a …

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Yakuza Moon: memoirs of a gangster’s daughter

Shoko Tendo opens her heart and soul in complete vulnerability in the book, Yakuza moon: Memoirs of a gangster’s daughter. She opens a door to a world little is known of in modern Japan, Yakuza gang members; whom Tendo says, “are greatly feared and known to be the most flamboyant and violent gangs in Japan.” Her story begins when she …

Mad Max: Fury Road – American Culture Metaphor

To gain better understanding about modern beliefs and ideologies in connection with women in American society, where does one turn? Those who study the art of storytelling, mythology, would point in the direction of how modern stories are told and shared today, movies. So I took that direction and analyzed the movie, Mad Max: Furry Road to give me a …

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Female Masturbation

Masturbation, has been a taboo topic in America throughout its history, with roots in belief that the practice was and is toxic, especially for women. Even today masturbation is portrayed to be reserved for only men in TV commercials, magazine advertisements, billboards, etc. By use of media, the belief is still spread and practiced that women have a low sexual …

The Female Clitoris & Orgasm

         Orgasm, is a word in American culture, that tends to make people uncomfortable, or at least when it is in relation to women. It is no secret that information about women and their bodies has been repressed, looked down upon, and in some cases down right left out of research all together. Yes, left out, and …

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Artificial Intelligence

Modern society it seems, has found its self to be in quite an interesting space, in which many could have never imagined, one that is ingrained with and in technology. It is now a part of everyday life for anyone living in a modern city like Denver, San Francisco, or London. Right now even, I am using technology to write …

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