Her intent was “to spread a powerful message about body positivity.” Instead she found her image being used as the "before" example in an affiliate-marketed diet scam.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
Some thoughts at Body Impolitic Before and After Acceptance
Because heroes should save their energy for real adventures rather than body-bashing.
Friday, February 21, 2014
This also brings up some topics such as the extreme erosion of ethics in many areas of scientific research. Product-promoting reports masquerade as research and the both the popular media and (sadly) some researchers themselves often tailor experimental results to better fit the most popular prejudices of our time.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Monday, January 6, 2014
I've gone YouTubular.
I know it doesn't even really mean anything. Plus it's slang from a later generation, but how was I going to work my generation's word "groovy" into the conversation? This YouTubulation has driven me a bit off the rails, but here it is for your enjoyment.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Friday, November 22, 2013
She makes the point that porn has become the primary form of sex education (nature abhors a vacuum and commerce expands to fill it, right?) But what are the real world consequences of modeling actual sex after what we see in the movies?
Gallop started with a TED talk and launched a website so popular it almost crashed the first day, and it even became a TED book (which is how I found it). Now it seems to be morphing into a participation forum.