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Commented on #LikeAGirl

To those claiming nobody says “like a girl” anymore: In my own experience I’ve seen children (and usually exclusively children) use this phrase a lot, so it’s pretty likely this phrase is still around but only kids use it really so most of us never hear the phrase used anymore.

That’s what bothered me about this commercial. The kids in this commercial were supposedly so untouched by sexism that they didn’t know the phrase “like a girl” even existed as an insult. As if kids aren’t the ones that use the phrase the most. Yeah, right.
Also the people that did the impersonation of a girl fighting have obviously never seen a girl fight. Girl fights are fucking vicious, man.

Overall though I do still appreciate it for what it’s worth. The insult was always incredibly stupid to me so it would be nice if it went through some revolution and the meaning of the phrase changed. Language is a funny thing.

Jul 22, 2014 at 07:31PM EDT

Commented on #LikeAGirl

While the phrase is certainly not causing anything catastrophic, it still says something about society when the phrase “like a girl” means inferior. Is it the cause of sexism? No, but it’s one of those things that, while in general not that harmful, still keeps sexism alive in the back of our minds.

Jul 22, 2014 at 07:23PM EDT

Commented on #LikeAGirl

I agree, quite the brilliant marketing campaign

Jul 22, 2014 at 07:15PM EDT

Commented on #LikeAGirl

It should be noted though that “girl” can refer to any female from a small child to a woman in her 20s/30s while “boy” is generally referring to children and children alone (with some instances of it referring to young teens).

Jul 22, 2014 at 07:14PM EDT

Commented on e5f.jpg

I’m pretty sure this isn’t real at all

Jul 21, 2014 at 07:27PM EDT

Commented on e5f.jpg

I believe what we have in this post is a form of trans-ableism, an able bodied person who wishes to to be disabled. It’s an actual thing, although not something that should be embraced and accepted.

Jul 21, 2014 at 07:26PM EDT

Commented on Oh god...(Trigger Warning)

I sympathize as I’ve found some triggering things myself on this site. Unfortunately you click the NSFW button at your own risk (although I personally would have put some form of warning in the title)

Jul 21, 2014 at 08:21AM EDT

Commented on Operation Shell Shock

> Blatant animal abuse
> Petty shit
Ok then
Some people have different priorities over certain issues. Some people think the abuse and torture of an animal is worse than if done to a human because animals can’t speak for themselves and frankly I don’t see much wrong with that.

Jul 19, 2014 at 05:20PM EDT

Commented on b02.png

Reasons why Birch is my favorite professor

Jul 18, 2014 at 11:54AM EDT

Commented on 89c.png

I don’t know about other kids but growing up I wanted to try just about anything so there was no need to “force” myself into doing anything before I found my passions. That being said, it’s healthy to encourage and teach kids to try just about anything, but being forceful about it kinda pushes you over the line to shitty parent territory.

Also there are much better and less foreceful ways of treating social anxiety than forcing people to big social events they don’t want to go to

Jul 18, 2014 at 10:41AM EDT

Commented on 6e3.png

Napoleon ice cream? Napoleon?
Or Lordy

Jul 18, 2014 at 10:30AM EDT

Commented on 784.png

Considering the subject matter I believe that’s the point

Jul 18, 2014 at 10:27AM EDT

Commented on b4f.jpg

Don’t you know? Under Kakashi’s mask is another mask.

Ok but I really can’t help but laugh thinking that some people still fall for the Kakashi one. I remember seeing it floating around in 2006 and even then it got debunked as shopped pretty fast.

Jul 18, 2014 at 02:03AM EDT

Commented on The Blonde Vegan

If the article is correct the reason it’s not working for her is for mental reasons rather than physical. Her obsession with vegan dieting led to an eating disorder. These diets don’t work for everyone as everyone’s body is different, but most people seem to get along fine being vegan or vegetarian.

Jul 17, 2014 at 04:30AM EDT

Commented on The Blonde Vegan

As have I, it happens. Still, I see this more as a minority case than evidence that the diet is inherently unhealthy. At the end of the day, just do extensive research on whatever diet you choose and keep your doctor informed about your choices and your body will figure out what diet works for you.

Jul 16, 2014 at 11:35PM EDT

Commented on The Blonde Vegan

Yes, evolution has required us to be omnivores in times when food is scarce
Yes, meats do contain certain nutrients that are good for the body (although whether they are entirely necessary or unable to be found in vegetarian foods is debatable)
But people, we aren’t living in the freaking stone age anymore. In the first world with our ample supply of food, vitamin supplements, and our ability to genetically alter food to give what we need from it, it’s arguably unnecessary to eat meat anymore. I still eat meat, it’s ok to still eat meat, but assumptions that people are going against nature by going vegetarian are dated as hell. Eating isn’t about survival anymore, it’s about being able to choose what we can eat and taking advantage of that choice. An omnivore diet is no healthier than vegetarian/vegan and vice versa. If it were so unhealthy for you then why aren’t our hospitals filled with vegans suffering from malnutrition?

Jul 16, 2014 at 11:32PM EDT

Commented on The Blonde Vegan

Flexar already said they don’t take supplements for their diet and get along fine without it, and they also had a source to back their statement. Even if they did need supplements that doesn’t mean their diet is somehow flawed or more dangerous. If at the end of the day they get all the nutrients they need then what exactly is the problem? Vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, it’s entirely possible to live off of these diets in the first world and treating one as being worse for your body than another is frankly delusional.

Jul 16, 2014 at 11:21PM EDT

Commented on The Blonde Vegan

It seems the biggest reason for her changing over was more because she developed an eating disorder and less about lack of nutrients provided from a vegan diet. Yes, there are some people that can’t go vegetarian/vegan due to health reasons (I’ve known a couple of people in that case) but this seems to be more for mental health than physical. In general it’s pretty easy to provide yourself with the nutrients you need if you know what you’re doing which this woman seems to definitely know. Apologies if I’m reading into your post too much but I get a little annoyed when people think you’re missing out on necessary nutrients when you go on a vegetarian/vegan diet.

Jul 16, 2014 at 11:11PM EDT

Commented on 6ad.jpg

Weird, I’ve only seen boys do that to other boys

Jul 16, 2014 at 11:02PM EDT

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