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Considering the "Status of the Offence": Franz Kafka's "In the Penal Colony" and Mario Puzo's Don Corleone

In Franz Kafka’s In the Penal Colony (1914), the ill-fated Officer who perishes at the bed of the malfunctioning torture contraption is a flexible metaphor for the uncritical arm through whom the will of power is transmitted. 1,077 more words


Waiter For The Homeless (3:15)

A little bit of compassion instead of judgement. What if all restaurants and hotels contributed to such an idea?

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Are They How We Think They Are??

According to Wikipedia, social class is a set of concepts in the social sciences and political theory centered on models of social stratification in which people are grouped into a set of hierarchical social categories. 455 more words

Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

Cadillac Controversy

I came across this Cadillac ad that seems to have stirred quite a bit of controversy—or, at the very least, conversation—and I’m curious as to how others feel about it. 247 more words

Girl Meets Life

Say it! Say social stratification one more time! I dare you!

Upperclass, middle class, lower class.

It’s like something from a nursery rhyme, upper, middle, lower. Upper middle lower, down we go, down we. 

A bit silly, a bit morbid, a bit irritating.  284 more words

How Social Stratification Made Me Who I am

I’m an introvert by nature.  But there are so many interesting and amazing things I’ve seen and done and thought that, in appreciation toward modern sharing techniques, and since maybe some late night web surfer will find them interesting too, I’ve started this blog.  2,219 more words