Judaism is a strange religion in my view. The majority of our beliefs are fairly Liberal, but the more Orthodox people within our religion seem to believe otherwise. You would think that since the majority of our religion’s beliefs are liberal, that the more observant Jews would be the most Liberal of them all, but the truth is, they’re not. They strictly follow what used to be, and not what now is. I have always
I recently spent two months taking a yoga class at my school. Even though I only participated for a short amount of time, I learned much more than I expected from the experience. The fact the my instructor was so passionate about the sport definitely helped me get the most out of my experience, but I’m sure I would have still learned a lot practicing on my own. I’m sharing some of the things I
2016 was the year of social movements. So many movements were changing people’s views, not only in the U.S but all over the world. The one movement that’s making so much change is the feminism movement. Feminism is the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. And 2017 has been a great start for the feminism movement with the Women’s March on Saturday, January 21st 2017 that happened not
In Mandy Len Catron’s Modern Love essay, “To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This,” she refers to a study by the psychologist Arthur Aron (and others) that explores the idea of increasing the level of intimacy between two people by asking the series of question. 36 to be exact. These questions are designed to create a level of emotional and personal vulnerability in order to foster closeness between two individuals. To quote the
As if skin breakouts and growing a bunch of hair wasn’t enough, going through puberty also included experimenting and discovering withing your sexual preferences. According to the DSM-V, as many as 98% of gender confused boys and 88% of gender confused girls eventually accept their biological sex after naturally passing through puberty which usually happens around the ages of 11 to 13. Questioning is a common part of any person’s life, in which they realize their
“Just say no” Is it really that simple? To just say no; To just walk away? People are so quick to pass judgements, to say what they would do in a situation. But let me ask you this: If it was that easy to walk away, don’t you think women would do it more often? In a society where women are constantly fighting to become equal to men, there are some inferiorities that cannot be
Hypermasculinity is undoubtedly one of the most supreme forms of toxicity thriving in our society today. Hypermasculinity is commonly defined as the prominent and dangerous complete over exaggeration of stereotypical presentations of masculinity, such as physical strength and appearance, aggression and dominance, lack of feelings and sensitivity, and increased sex drive. There has been numerous studies on the harmful effects hypermasculinity has on men and there is enough coverage in news stories to support it.