In antiquity, the Great Pyramid of Giza the only wonder from the original list still standingthe statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Colossus of Rhodes a new gigantic, version of which is being built todayand others were among the occupants of the list. In fact, it is not a single wonder, but a whole list of them, but they all revolve around one question: Why do people hate Jews?
Come one, come all! It was popular music, of course. My first concert was an Argentinian pop band which you most likely never heard of.
But I was a fan. Oh yes, what a fan! I wrote a letter to the front man even! And I was fourteen and in love with this guy. He was also the sweetest, and much older than me already in his late 30s ; he had been in exile in Spain because of the dictatorship and he took the time to write to this wide eyed teen with nice and thoughtful words of encouragement.
I had sent him a poem; laugh at me if you will, but I had been inspired by his lyrics which, in turn, were inspired by very well known Latin American poets that I had also been reading. And since I had struggled with words since I was eight, when I remember scribbling my first poem, I felt a kinship towards this musician, or so I thought at the time.
This guy was also, at the time, a very original performer. I remember seeing him on stage, wondering what that performance was all about. His moves, his way of articulating words, the way he would sometimes stare at the audience. It was the first time I consciously noticed performance.
And I fell in love with it. So much so that later on I went to school to learn how to write for theater. I wanted to see my words on stage. I wanted to see words, not just in text form but performed, in movement. To me, words were actions. Which to this day is something I still love.
I go to as many events as my budget permits. I love music and particularly live music, with passion. I guess you can say I am a big fan of the performing arts. Which by the way, took place in my adopted home country, The Netherlands. The first Big Brother ever started on September 16th, It was a creation of Dutch media tycoon John de Mol.
And many years after winning this stepping stone in reality television; I would dare say, many years after winning the TV show that changed pop culture as we knew it, Bart stated: Or perhaps, what it changed is the way we watch TV. It was the first time we were allowed to see regular folks, people supposedly like us, in front of a camera, for long periods of time, as the center focal point.
It is said that: From a sociological and demographic perspective, this format allows the opportunity for analysis of how people react when forced into close confinement with people who lay outside their comfort zone, since they may hold different opinions or ideals from other contestants, or simply belong to a different group of people than a contestant normally interacts with.
The results can range from violent or angry confrontations to genuine and tender connections often including romantic interludesproviding entertainment to the public. Because, oh yes, I almost forgot this one other detail: I suspect Big Brother and the whole phenomenon behind it changed the way we consume pop culture as a whole.
There is a word I really dislike because it has been abused at the deepest pits of marketing jargon but I think reflects the phenomenon I am trying to get at quite well: InCarol Hanisch wrote the seminal essay that would become one of the dogmas of Feminism.
The personal is political.
And this simple statement took off like wildfire. It spread into not just feminism but Social Justice and activism in general, and into practically every Social related struggle. Because it is true, the personal IS political. On Thursday evening, SadyEmilys. Sady said something poignant: It connects to social structures.
Bloggers are expected to exhibit the personal and the political for your amusement. We flail ourselves open.Thank you Ashley and commenters for putting into words something that so many of us have felt (and felt alone in thinking) I’m the first in my family to finish high school on my mum’s side and the first to go to university on my dad’s.
The following essay was submitted to the Harvard MBA program by our client. The client was accepted to the program. Long Run Objective. My long-run objective is to achieve a senior managerial position in a large multinational corporation that markets, or preferably manufactures, commodities.
Summary of Proud Family Show The show is about a African American 14 year old teenager, Penny Proud, and her life in a wacky family, her eccentric friends, and even the bullies in her life. This show shows a lot of stereotypes among all races. My family story is my grandfather’s input to our general upbringing, his wise approaches to tackle complicated life situations I learnt from.
My grandfather used to belong to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), which is considered to be one of the most development organizations in the country that promotes prominent values in youth. “Silliest internet atheist argument” is a hotly contested title, but I have a special place in my heart for the people who occasionally try to prove Biblical fallibility by pointing out whales are not a type of fish.
(this is going to end up being a metaphor for something, so bear with me) The. words short essay on My Family. Family is an important unit of society. It holds great importance in social life. It is the strongest unit of society.
A society is made up of families. A family is the first school in which a child receives the basic values of life. He learns good manners in the.