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Despite my view that it is my duty to stand up for what I believe in, I sometimes feel pressure to remain silent in order to avoid speaking out of place about groups of which I am not directly a part.
Although the topic of feminism arises more often in pop-culture, as celebrities, such as Beyoncé and Emma Watson, have begun to commonly use and identify with the term, “feminist” continues to be misconstrued and wrongfully associated with “man-hating,” despite the word’s actual definition centered on the idea of promoting gender equality.
I’m taking a stand against Leo Tolstoy, but I’m not sure it’s the right thing to do. A long-deceased, widely-revered author is a formidable opponent.
Being a twin has its pros and cons when I’m setting academic and athletic goals.
My new year’s resolution for 2016 is to see things in a new light.
I am a huge advocate for goal-setting. No, not the “Personal Best” or “SMART Goal” goal-setting, but the private, personal kind.
Do we operate out of moral goodness? Or do we act out of fear of consequence: the desire to avoid the resulting guilt or shame due to a particular action?
When I was in eighth grade, my friends and I decided to dress up as Cher, Dionne and Tai from Clueless for Halloween.