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The State as Country Club Part II: Voting and Representation

 Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~ H.L. Mencken

In the 2012 elections, only 57.5% of those eligible to vote actually cast a ballot for a candidate.

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Government Overreach

Afrobeat, please don't say these words

If you listen to Afrobeat, you’ve probably heard something like ‘Baby, if you shake am for me, I go give you money’.

Well. I’m a woman. 97 more words

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How society works in a nutsheel

Sorry I haven’t been writing but with school starting again, I haven’t really found anything interesting to write, having less time to think about what matters to me and capture interesting points of my life that make me think differently about myself and others. 289 more words

Gay Marriage

Is the media controlling our opinions?

Today we live in an era where the media controls our opinions on what’s right and wrong.

This is done through the use the movie industry(mainly Hollywood and Bollywood), news agencies, music industry, social networks, and many other platforms that bring people all around the world together. 208 more words

Movie Industry

This 80s Movie: Cruising (1980)

(spoilers ahead)

Cruising is a confused movie, confused about its intention, its story and ending, but also about what it wants to say about homosexuality. And, to get straight it, it should say something about homosexuality. 1,104 more words

Movies

Subliminal Messages: do they work? (Well, I used to believe so!)

March, 2007

Before discussing the use, and implications of the use, of subliminal messages in the advertising industry, it is important to give a brief outline of what it is we understand to be a subliminal message. 1,635 more words

The Power Drug

If you love looking too deeply into things like films and books, this will blow your mind! It’s an in-depth analysis of Stanley Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange. 18 more words