By saying that things like this are "not enough" it weakens the point they are trying to make. Obviously society has impacted many of us very differently and this is a projection of one of those experiences- not being "perfect" even though she is white and ultra-feminine.
I'd be welcoming to see a different perspective in the same playing ground uncovering what they've been through- things like "I Feel Pretty" are getting society ready for it.
Honestly, I'm not mad about it.
While I don't agree with most on this list (Catcher is a fav of mine that shaped the way i write today), I do think we should take a look at the Canon and what our children are reading in schools (Tess of the D'urbervilles I'm looking at you) and how it will shape future writers and thinkers of the future.
And while the Bible swap is harsh for some and the choice a big ambiguous; what if we read something about self love and being present, something to embetter the self everyday rather than wait for an idol to save us?
The opposite of innovation is sitting in rooms surrounded by people who grew up with radio as their main news stream and being probed. We need to take a look at tactics, who’s leading this country, and what our priorities are.
How is it possible that anyone believes him at this point? We vilify Hilary for an affair her husband had- something she had nothing to do with, but we let this scum bag get away with this? Where do we think the lawyer's money came from?!!?
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