Society & Culture

Society & Culture

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LadyTerror

What "Political Correctness" Is Supposed to Mean vs. How the Term is Actually Used

The term gets thrown around so loosely, especially on this site. I had a completely different opinion about it before I joined, considering that people here like to label anything as PC. Let me just explain what I mean....

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TesticleMonster

The Onion's 10 Most On-Point Pieces of Social Commentary

Are you a culprit of the behaviors parodied in these videos? For many of the people on this site, the answer is yes. These are 10 moments the Onion created satire that was basically indistinguishable from reality.

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Puppylove94

Chivalry is Dead Because of Women, Not Men

I have always been someone who wants a guy to be chivalrous, as most people already know on this site. I like when a guy offers to pay for the first date, opens the door for me, makes romantic gestures, etc....

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Luci92

20 Things That Are Uniquely Australian

I figured since so many GaG users are either American, or just from anywhere that isn't Australia, I'd better give you some education about things that are 'true blue Aussie'. This isn't an extensive list, just a few...

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NatashaJ

Why Should We Excuse A**hole Behavior?

Lately, the internet makes me realize there are a group of people just want to excuse any asshole behavior and its been getting on my nerves. Nowadays you see everywhere on statues, posts, even gaming there will be that...

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Puppylove94

Chivalry is Dead Because of Women, Not Men

I have always been someone who wants a guy to be chivalrous, as most people already know on this site. I like when a guy offers to pay for the first date, opens the door for me, makes romantic gestures, etc....

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brain5000

How To Make The World A Better Place, Step 1

My topic this week for Team @QuestionMan in the #BATTLEROYALE is "Society and Culture." I actually have spent a lot of time thinking about this and writing. Then I deleted an enormous wall of text to get to the heart of...

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Anonymous

"Tolerance" Is Not Always Tolerant

Before I begin this post, I will say that I am a libertarian. Being a libertarian, I ascribe to the "you do whatever you want" kind of mentality. I support and care very deeply for the LGBTQ community. I generally want...

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FakeName123

Falsifiability and It's Importance in Daily Life

Created in the early 20th Century by the Austrian-British Philosopher Karl Popper, Falsifiability - also known as the Black Swan Fallacy - is the scientific process of callenging ones statement, hypothesis and/or theory...

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Telekinetic-Potato

Americans Are Just So...Ugh!

Last week my Irish cousin and her boyfriend came over to America.They started in Boston and made their way down to the Garden State where I live. They stayed with my grandmother and I for a few days before finishing their...

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Anonymous

TV News and The De-Evolution, From Watcher to Sheep

*background music of drums* Back in time, before the Internet ruled everyone's lives and before social media and social networking became the new shaming for someones political beliefs, their religious background, and...

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LadyTerror

What "Political Correctness" Is Supposed to Mean vs. How the Term is Actually Used

The term gets thrown around so loosely, especially on this site. I had a completely different opinion about it before I joined, considering that people here like to label anything as PC. Let me just explain what I mean....

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Anonymous

Who Are the Nerds, Really?

Nerds are awesome! They have the coolest, most glamorous lives! Everyone should strive to be a nerd! Here are the reasons why: 1. Nerds are the most popular guy or gal in the library! Everyone (in the library) loves the...

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Waffles731

3 Good Reasons Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Disclaimer: I do not use Marijuana myself, I have no intention of it either even if it was legalized. The very smell of it makes me nauseous and before anyone says, "Then why do you support it being legalized." The Smell...

TesticleMonster

Stop Writing "Misconceptions About ____________"

One, just stop. Its getting really sad that you need to justify yourself to us and it looks absolutely ridiculous. For one, you're not convincing anyone who didn't already believe in that thing that you're trying to...

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QuestionMan

Why SJWs are Obsessed with Canada

Canada, it's every Social Justice Warrior's wet dream. From our extensive gun laws to our universal health care system people in the US seem to think it is some sort of paradise. In this myTake I will be examining their...

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smahala1991

One of the Darkest, Most Twisted Crimes in American History

Dateline:Autumn 1965 Location:Indianapolis,Indiana USA Suspects: Gertrude Baniszewki , The.Baniszewki kids, Several other neighborhood kids Victims: Sylvia and Jenny Likens The year was 1965. The Beatles were all the...

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Sara413

Please don't "like" and "share" crap like this on Facebook!

I am so sick of seeing shit like this on Facebook.. people using the disabled or the sock or the elderly or the poor as "like" farms. The person who posted this doesn't give half a shit about disabled people or this girl...

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Kylesar

We Just Don't Care Anymore: Kylesar's Top 10 Dead Horse Subjects

We've heard them a million times. It's gotten old as hell and we're tired of hearing the same stuff with the same content. What is a dead horse subject? A dead horse subject is one that's been addressed time and time...

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BiscuitesSwag

Are Our Most Famous Entertainers Really Role Models?

Disclaimer: This myTake was inspired by a recently asked question on this site whether Nicki Minaj is a good role model or not. I'm not a person of many words and this is my 1st myTake, so it will be short, I promise. An...

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Sirino22

The Loss of Innocence, and Why Our Parents and Leaders Must React

Have you ever climbed into bed before going to sleep and prayed that you don’t wake up the next day? Have you felt the pain of someone’s cruel comments cover your body like knives cutting you open? Have you stopped in the...

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JetBoy797

5 Sad Songs That'll Make You Shed a Tear (or Two)

It's good to have a fun time, but sometimes we need to be reminded about the problems in this world in order to appreciate those in need. What follows are, in my opinion, the five best sad songs ever recorded. 5. How to...

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Waffles731

If I Was Elected President...

If I was running, these would be what I brought to the table. (Most of these are serious.) 1. Just give NASA a yearly budget of 20 billion dollars and tell them to go nuts Seriously, think of the awesome and amazing shit...

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Anonymous

Roasting Women and Religion: Because Turnabout is Fair Play (SATIRE)

Ready for some more fun? Set your triggers to go off at a sneeze you whiny bitches and get ready for an avalanche. So let's get started! Look ladies, you're just as garbage as men when it comes to double standards. First...

smahala1991

6 Cars That Failed in America

Americans have always had a love affair with automobiles and the open road. Classic cars like the Ford Mustang,The Dodge Charger, Pontiac GTO, and Chevy Corvette have long been the fantasies of many Americans and car...

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Anonymous

Roasting Men and Religion: Shoving Both Into the Fire (SATIRE)

My god people, the stuff these men are up to these days is just too much, okay? Ima take you guys through this nice and slow, and I'll use plenty of pictures for your stupid asses so it's easier for you to stay focused....

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Anonymous

8 Reasons Why I Just Love American Guys

Yes this is a generalization. Yes other countries are amazing. I decided to do this take because I'm currently engaged to an amazing American guy and this is what I've seen from him, friends, and other people I've met...

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smahala1991

5 US Cities That Should Host the Olympics

The Olympics in Rio are now over. The next summer games will be in 2020 in Tokyo. But in 2024 I think America should get another crack at the Olympics. Here are five cities I would choose. 1. Boston, Mass. The birthplace...

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Anonymous

Stop Supporting Feminism, and Start Supporting Egalitarians!

Say NO To Feminism! Say YES to Egalitarianism! This is a topic which has been talked about a lot recently these past few years and for very good reasons. People are starting to realise that feminism (aka feminazism) is...

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RationalMale

Harley Quinn: Today's Ruined Woman

You've seen a billion images of her by now, probably. That girl, a fictional female that women are loving, even my own female coworkers at work. She is a too perfect example of the degradation of women in the USA today......

RainbowFanGirl

10 True Stories of Animals Saving Humans From Near-Death Experiences

When I was little, I remember reading a book about animals saving the lives of humans. I remember that book being super heartwarming, but unfortunately, I lost the book and can't find it anymore. However I do remember...

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idkthus

Examining History: Dramatic Changes in How the West and East View Each Other

In the early part of last century, sex symbol VS white devil. In the States, it was really interesting and unbelievable that Hollywood had a very famous and popular Asian sex symbol, Hayakawa, at an early time when...

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GeordieWhyAye

Why Soviet Symbols are Not Offensive (Unlike Nazi Symbols)

Read upcoming posts on my new blog (shameless plug) at drugoy.weebly.com. Enjoy! Many people are outraged by symbols of Nazism, and justifiably so. With my ancestral Jewish background I share those views, as do a vast...

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zombiebabe

5ive Types of People I Don't Trust

There are different types of people; and everyone is unique in his/her own way but when it comes to trusting people...I have a hard time trusting people ESPECIALLY if they sound similar to the ones I will list below:...

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TheFlak38

My Take on Gay People, Their Supporters, and Their Haters

When you sit with your company of best friends discussing, after a couple of hours you bring up some of the most bizarre subjects and questions, like: "Are there alien forms in this universe?" "How did the Egyptians build...

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Xfitchick

5 Reasons Why the EU is Not Actually U (nited)

The EU consists of many zones that unite countries: the economic zone (biggest), the EU and the Euro zone. The latest 2009 crisis and the recent Brexit revealed however how fragile and un-united the EU is compared to...

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Anonymous

Heartbreaking Pictures That'll Make You Pray For the World

Pray For Turkey! Pray For France! Pray For Syria! ...

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Anonymous

Actually, All Lives Don't Matter

It's two in the morning on some dilapidated street long ago rid of it's once bustling businesses and it's pride. There, just off to the side on the cracked sidewalk, lying face down, limbs helter skelter, blood pooling...

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GaryFranceDating

The Fallacy of Sexism: Examining Misogyny and Misandry

Ever been to 4chan? "Return of Kings"? How about certain Tumblr pages? Or how about "I Blame The Patriarchy" & "Radical Women"? I'm a chronic surfer of the web, a little too much internet, so I've been to some rather dark...

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Anonymous

5 Stereotypes That Asians Face

1. The Model Minority Stereotype The stereotype depicts Asian-Americans as the model minority racial group. Only affluent, educated Asian-Americans are used to perpetuate this stereotype, because they fit the "American...

May10th1994

Respect is Earned and Yes, That Includes Your Elders

I am sick and tired of hearing the line, "Respect your elders." Why? Well, because a lot of time - in my family anyhow - my elders are terrible people. They are homophobic, racist, sexist, and over-all selfish and hateful...

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apple24

I Was Accused of Stealing From Kids?! (RANT)

Today I volunteered for a School Drive. I sorted and counted school supplies. At the end of sorting we were told each volunteer could take school supplies. So when I was picking up stuff I noticed I didn't have room in...

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