The way information is presented, the actually medium in which it communicates, influences how the message is understood.
Expressing sex can be done but it takes a certain skill. To write about it takes even more talent. How can it be made to sound real without sounding too corny, or on the opposite end of the spectrum, too graphic?
We continue to consume, continue to dispose the older items, continue to increase the profits of the fast fashion companies, continue to contribute to the landfill, and continue to enable the system to proceed in this detrimental, unsustainable manner.
We need change.
Thinking back, even the memory of her voice gives me chills throughout my entire body. I rarely experience such a strong reaction to a performance. And to see that reaction ripple through a venue full of people is quite a rhetorical feat.
Roland Barthes was a French literary theorist, philosopher, critic, and rhetorician. He was quite crucial in developing many schools of theory: structuralism, Marxism, anthropology, semiotics, social theory, existentialism, and post-structuralism, just to name a few. No big.
A little over a year ago, I conducted my own teeny tiny social experiment. I set out to explore the ever-so-scary dating realm of Tinder. It was research, of course, for a blog post I later wrote, and it was just as entertaining as it was frightening. I say frightening in the sense that my …