While I was sitting in class the other day, I was thinking about listening to a certain song that my teacher occasionally put on in class. Thankfully, I saved myself the pain of having a song stuck in my head by remembering a couple of the lyrics, and found out the song was called “Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke.
The melody isn’t in the same key and the video is a little faster than the one my teacher played, but those are moot points. It’s a charming, folksy, endearing tune, but it also got me thinking about something I did love. Continue reading
Recently, there have been countless incidents where I find myself questioning why people act the way the do, in fact I wrote an essay on it (it will be published later, I’ll keep y’alls posted). The case I’m going to focus on in this post is how women are treated. Of course, I know there are women in this world who shouldn’t treat men the way they do. But I’m a girl, so I’m going to talk about my personal experiences and point of view. Now before I start, I’m definitely biased. I’ve grown up with the mentality in the novels I read, the people I choose to surround myself with, and the people I look up to that women can be independent. That they should be treated with the same respect as men should. That successful societies and sustainable civilizations are run on women receiving education and working as equal counterparts to men, not being looked down upon as toys or inferior beings. I also recognize that it may get irritating to some when people get overly sensitive and enthusiastic about a topic and feel it necessary to flaunt it about everywhere, so I’ll try to be wary. Note: I am not some social specialist. I am just a person with opinions. Continue reading