You’d think that it would happen once, and then it would be over– That moment when two little words managed … Continue reading A Limbo of Privilege: The Cognitive Dissonance of Being a White Anthropologist
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“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of … Continue reading Friend With A Capital F: Social Media, Personal Standards, and Shifting Concepts of Intimacy
She looked up and cleared her throat. “It says here,” she hefted her tablet for emphasis. “That ‘bae’ means ‘poop’ … Continue reading Cat and Cat: Use-Words Are Things With Many Edges
I hear this a lot, “I’m not judging you.” or “You shouldn’t judge people.” We could make a list several … Continue reading I Judge. Therefor, I Am: Why “I’m not judging” is a Lie.