I wish I could be brainwashed into full belief that what matters most is my inside Self; somehow undo the inculcation I have received from parents, society, and culture, that what I look like is so important. I want it bashed into my subconscious. I want to take it to heart. I want to believe it to the core of my being.
But I know better.
I know in this pornacracy, in this superficial Kardashianistic society, (geez, I detest even writing or mentioning that name!), in this money-matters-most-'Merikuh, that I am obviated unless I am young, thin, and attractive. (I have one out of three?) It drives me crazy and I can't stand it, but there I go struggling against a culture into which I do not fit, as usual. Instead of beating the same tone-deaf tempo on my Resistance Drum, what is the cure of which I can sing? Click "Read More" to the right