Because feelings are not facts. Inclusion is not synonymous with replacement and real change occurs, as it always has, slowly. My opinions about “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” or the difficulties of getting a film made with two female leads compared with that of one with two male leads, or the need for greater narrative diversity are not attempts to make audiences feel bad, just aware. Aware that there is another way of looking at things. Aware that not everyone sees what you see. Aware that a thing can be masterful and still misguided, or brilliant on its own but still part of a larger problem. … [Read more...] about Column: Despite what you may have heard, no one’s trying to make white men feel guilty for being white men
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I went home from work a few days later toting $356 worth of bliss-inducing goodies, including a $98 gemstone water bottle. I noticed its exorbitant price tag only after I used it solely to water my Christmas tree. My tiny evergreen is truly thriving this winter, and I can only assume this is because the “blend of sodalite and clear quartz is said to encourage awareness [and] being true to oneself.” … [Read more...] about I Tried Marie Kondo’s $98 Water Bottle. It Did Not Spark Joy.