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Concrete Examples of How Video Games Normalize Violence Against Women. CLIP: Dragon Age: Origins “Grab a whore and have a good time” Welcome to the second part of our mini-series examining the Women as Background Decoration trope in video games.

Concrete Examples of How Video Games Normalize Violence Against Women

I need to stress that this video comes with a content warning and is not recommended for children. The game footage I’ll be showcasing will be particularly graphic and include scenes of extreme violence against women. I define the Women as Background Decoration trope as: The subset of largely insignificant non-playable female characters whose sexuality or victimhood is exploited as a way to infuse edgy, gritty or racy flavoring into game worlds. These sexually objectified female bodies are designed to function as environmental texture while titillating presumed straight male players. In our last video we discussed the concept of Sexual Objectification and looked at a specific subset of non-essential female characters which I classify as Non-Playable Sex Objects.

La ténébreuse affaire du lion noir. Un article paru hier vendredi sur le blog de France Inter intitulé Autopsie d'une photo nous raconte l'histoire du lion noir, tellement rare qu'il n'en existerait plus qu'un seul et unique spécimen dans toute l'Afrique !

La ténébreuse affaire du lion noir

Il se multiplie pourtant sur les réseaux sociaux, le lion noir. Le voici dans toute sa splendeur : JE NE SUIS PAS VOTRE MÈRE. J’entends tout le temps : « Arrête d’être furieuse après les blancs qui ont des propos racistes et éduque-nous !

JE NE SUIS PAS VOTRE MÈRE

Arrête de rendre les choses pires en ne nous expliquant pas ! A(nother) Legitimate Reason To Detest Modern Pop Songs. Physiognomy: Faces, Bodies, and the “Science” of Human Character. Flashback Friday.

Physiognomy: Faces, Bodies, and the “Science” of Human Character

Reader Lindsey H. sent me a copy of a book called Vaught’s Practical Character Reader, apparently published in 1902 and revised in 1907 by Emily H. Vaught. Also available on Amazon. 16 Bedrooms From Classic Movies That Define Teenagehood. "If you were to fold time and space you’d always recognize a teenager’s room," says editor and film writer Luke Goodsell.

16 Bedrooms From Classic Movies That Define Teenagehood

Since 2011, Goodsell has collected thousands of images for his Tumblr, Teenage Bedrooms on Screen, which he hopes to turn into an exhibition some day. Women Agreed With Compliments Men Gave Them Online, And It Didn't Go Well. The next time someone sends you a "you're so hot" opening line on a dating app, try simply saying "Yeah I am.

Women Agreed With Compliments Men Gave Them Online, And It Didn't Go Well

" That's exactly what one college student started doing, and she got some... interesting reactions. Où sont les femmes ? Merkel et Hidalgo effacées de la photo de la manif - Rue89 - L'Obs => regarder les commentaires : réponse à l’effacement des femmes = poster des photos de femmes sexualisées et de Merkel nue. Une photo historique ?

Où sont les femmes ? Merkel et Hidalgo effacées de la photo de la manif - Rue89 - L'Obs => regarder les commentaires : réponse à l’effacement des femmes = poster des photos de femmes sexualisées et de Merkel nue

Au point que le journal israélien Hamevasser la publie en page 3 de son édition. Sauf que, si vous regardez bien, il manque des gens. Montage : en haut, la photo d’origine avec Angela Merkel et Anne Hidalgo ; en bas, la version retouchée et sans femmes publiée par Hamevaser (Walla.com) Straight Women, Gay Men Are Friends, Not Accessories  As I explore various friend circles and niches, I have come to realize that some experiences keep recurring.

Straight Women, Gay Men Are Friends, Not Accessories 

I was recently running a couple of errands downtown and made a quick trip to a department store. Smelling through a few colognes, a noticed a woman looking at me with absolute concentration. Où sont les femmes ? Merkel et Hidalgo effacées de la photo de la manif - Rue89 - L'Obs. Kimberly Mc Rose. Reality TV Thinks My Sister's Murder Is Sexy. Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of graphic violence.

Reality TV Thinks My Sister's Murder Is Sexy

My sister Jessie decomposed in her home for four days in the Arizona summer, her bodily fluids pooling with those of her murderer and long-time partner, Dallas Augustine, who put a bullet first through my sister’s brain and then through her own. The bullet that killed my sister entered near the top of her head from inches away and exited her lower jaw, destroying her beautiful face, before it lodged in her shoulder. Because her body slumped forward, the decomposition was advanced to the point she was unidentifiable without dental records. No truer words have ever been spoken. Joey STARR descend une jeune "fille" en direct à la télé!!!!

Black M - Je ne dirai rien ft. The Shin Sekaï, Doomams. Frapper une fille : la vidéo qui montre la réaction catégorique de petits garçons. Magazine Ils sont italiens, ils ont entre 7 et 11 ans et ces enfants se sont prêtés à une expérience menée par fantpage.it, un site de news en Italie qui les a interrogés sur eux, ce qu'ils voulaient faire plus tard.

Frapper une fille : la vidéo qui montre la réaction catégorique de petits garçons

"WTF is he wearing?" "Ewwww that design!" ... 12 Female Characters Who Keep Shaving Despite Constant Peril. Research Informs & Empowers - See Jane. 7 Ways Women and Girls Are Stereotyped, Sexualized, and Underrepresented on Screen. It's no big revelation that women and minority actors have long struggled to land prominent roles in big-budget Hollywood fare.

And entertainment and media's oversexualization of women (even in Olympics coverage) has always been pretty damn bald-faced. But how about kids' TV shows, or family movies? The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (founded in 2004 by the Oscar-winning actress and United Nations special envoy) has published a new report (PDF) detailing the stereotypes, barriers, and straight-up exploitation that still define how badly women and girls are treated on screen. Lady Parts. What the Hell Did W Magazine Do to Bradley Cooper? Fanpage.it. How to Be Lonely in America  Le déploiement du genre. The ugly, unfair truth about looking beautiful. The first thing I thought was: this woman has just won a tennis tournament!

Here's How Hollywood Sees Women Of Color. Spoiler Alert: It's Not Good. “Trophy Scarves”: Race, Gender, and the Woman-as-Prop Trope (NSFW) At the end of last year, Robin Thicke took a lot of heat for both the lyrics of his song, Blurred Lines, and the accompanying video. The latter is a transparent instance of a very common strategy for making men look cool: surround them with beautiful and preferably naked women. It seems especially effective if the men in question act unimpressed and unaffected by, or even disinterested in, the women around them. It’s as if they are trying to say, “I am so accustomed to having access to beautiful, naked women, I don’t even notice that they’re there anymore.” 'The Bachelor' Guide To Dating, Love (And A Bit Of Implied Sex) Tonight, the holy grail of so-bad-it’s-good reality TV returns. That’s right, “The Bachelor” is back -- this time starring the all-American farmer Chris Soules.

(My friend has affectionately dubbed this season “The Farmer Gets A Wife,” which, assuming Mr. Chris gets engaged by the end of his 12-week “journey,” seems appropriate and accurate.) If you’ve watched even a couple episodes of “The Bachelor” or its sister show, “The Bachelorette,” you know that contestants follow questionable guidelines for finding “true” and “lasting” love connections. The 15 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2014. Counterpoint: 'Shocking' Ass-Eating Scene on Girls Was Bad and Dumb. 21 raisons hilarantes qui expliquent pourquoi les femmes vivent plus longtemps que les hommes.

Il existe depuis longtemps une idée selon laquelle les femmes auraient tendance à vivre plus longtemps que les hommes. Alors que les scientifiques ont un certain nombre de théories sur la question, DGS vous fait découvrir une série d’images hilarantes qui pourraient bien expliquer cette disparité :D. Il existe de nombreuses théories scientifiques pour expliquer le fait que les femmes vivent plus longtemps que les hommes, mais nous sommes sûrs que les comportements ci-dessus nous donnent quelques indices sur la question… :P. Pensez-vous que la créativité des hommes sur leur lieu de travail mette en péril leur longévité de vie ? 4 Reasons Why I'm Not Watching the HBO Show <i>Girls </i>This Season  A lot of people rave about the HBO show Girls; I read many articles about how good the show is and about the amazing quality of the writing.

I tried, I mean really tried to get into the show. I have watched it from the beginning and before each and every episode, I would think, "Okay, I'm going to like this show! " But the episode would end and I just wasn't feeling it. As the next season premiere approaches, I will be making the choice not to watch it. Why, you ask? 1. How Movie Sex Scenes Are Different From Real Life: Glamour.com. Jasmine Tridevil Gets Third Boob 'Because I Don't Want To Date Anymore' [UPDATE] UPDATE: Jasmine Tridevil's site is linked to a woman who was charged with fraud in the past.

Snopes also reports that Tridevil's domain is registered to Alisha Hessler, who runs a "massage parlor" in Florida called Golden Touch which boasts that it is a "provider of Internet hoaxes since 2014" and a "specialist in massage for three-breasted women. " A Florida woman reportedly spent $20,000 to get a third boob surgically implanted on her chest in a twisted attempt to look less attractive to men. This Is What Happens When Women Actually Accept A Compliment From A Man Online. Knight and Day. Sens commun. Common sense. Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by ("common to") nearly all people, and can be reasonably expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.[1] The everyday understanding of what common sense is derives from philosophical discussion, involving several European languages.

Related terms in other languages include Latin sensus communis, Greek κοινὴ αἲσθησις (koinē aísthēsis), and French bon sens, but these are not straightforward translations in all contexts. Similarly in English, there are different shades of meaning, implying more or less education and wisdom: "good sense" is sometimes seen as equivalent to "common sense", and sometimes not.[2] "Common sense" has at least two specifically philosophical meanings. Aristotle, who is the first person known to have discussed "common sense".

Aristotelian common sense[edit] The origin of the term is in the works of Aristotle. Idola fori. Idola fori (singular Idolum fori), sometimes translated as "Idols of the Market Place" or "Idols of the Forum", are a category of logical fallacy which results from the imperfect correspondences between the word definitions in human languages, and the real things in nature which these words represent.

The term was coined in Latin by Sir Francis Bacon and used in his Novum Organum, one of the earliest treatises arguing the case for the logic and method of modern science. The term is one of four such "idols" which represent "idols and false notions which are now in possession of the human understanding, and have taken deep root therein". Besides idola fori, there are also idola tribus (Idols of the Tribe, coming from human nature itself), idola specus, (Idols of the cave, coming from the tendencies of particular individuals or groups of people) and idola theatri (Idols of the theatre, caused by the influence of philosophers and systems of thought).

Baconian method. The Baconian method is the investigative method developed by Sir Francis Bacon. The method was put forward in Bacon's book Novum Organum (1620), or 'New Method', and was supposed to replace the methods put forward in Aristotle's Organon. This method was influential upon the development of the scientific method in modern science; but also more generally in the early modern rejection of medieval Aristotelianism.

With the upcoming Romanticism in the 19th century, it was replaced by Humboldtian science. [1][2][3] Description in the Novum Organum[edit] Idola tribus. Idola tribus (singular Idolum tribus) is a category of logical fallacy, normally translated as "Idols of the Tribe", which refers to a tendency of human nature, to prefer certain types of incorrect conclusions. Doxa. History of Philosophy Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Apr., 1992), pp. 141-157. Endoxa, Epistemological Optimism, and Aristotle's Rhetorical Project. View HTML. Aristotle's Endoxa and Plausible Argumentation. Endoxa. Doxa. Icône culturelle.