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Dismantling Self: The Distorted Reflections We Show The World

Fine.  Various concepts exist that defy easy or simple conceptualization.  I may be a bit of an intellectual masochist, because I’ve decided this blog is mine, and therefore a great place to examine and dissect various assumptions and notions I’ve collected over my nearly three decades alive.  You have been warned. On to today’s topic.  The …

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Communication Breakdown: How Single Story Labels Contribute to Stereotypes

Have you ever read or heard a story that changed your life?  Most of us have.  What about one that changed your view of another person or country or group?  I know I have.  As humans, it’s surprising at times “…how impressionable and vulnerable we are in the face of a story, particularly as children.”  Chimamanda Ngozi …

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