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The Role of Women in the Clinging Vine and Metropolis

The film's introductory elements are its: fast pace portrayed through its frantic typists and roller skating mail clerks; its corporate uniformity as evidenced through its employees dress code, hair style and identical typewriters. Various technically correct, photographic shots taken of A.B's company states that the company is a conservative, fast paced handler of information. The film's potentially lesbian character is A.B the company's competent secretary who is a predecessor of Miss Jane from the Beverley Hillbillies. From waist to collar, A.B is an unquestioned representation of: male intellect, efficiency and level-headedness; from waist to shoe lace, A.B is all woman or is she?  A.B's gender is immediately put up for audience debate by Clinging Vine's writers and creators. The question of A.B's gender is further highlighted by how her subordinates interact with A.B within their hierarchical corporate relationships where she is referred to as "th…
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Summary of the Cellouid Closet

The 'Celluloid Closet', movies teach us what to think about the world, the movies opening line as voiced by academy award winner and costar of 'Some Like It Hot' Tony Curtis. This statement is akin to what psychology refers to as predictive programming.  What is mentioned when we are introduced to the sissy as created by Hollywood is that Hollywood's projection of homosexuality into the mind of American audiences could be said to create the pre-conscious and unconscious framework for society's interpretation of those identifying as other than heterosexual.However, within the various scences are unsubtle hints of how Hollywood viewed all those it considered other: the white male painted up to resemble an African slave, a young woman, possibly lesbian,  being passed about by demons, during a scene in which a young, white female virgin is assaulted by a villainous lesbian the camera is suddenly shifted towards an African mask.  It is during this time that the Cath…

Why China Fears Same Sex Marriage

Despite China's lack of state  and political opposition against its LGBT community, its main opposition stems from the immediate families of those belonging to the LGBT community due to its "One Child" policy. This is due to the policy"s affect on familie's ability to continue their lines of descent; thus there is a desire predomiantly by grandparents for their children to raise mentally, emotionally healthy grandchildren that desire traditional heterosexual relationships in order to make this possible. Thus; it's the parents not the state or conservative religious groups along with private corporations through subtle forms of discrimination that either prevent promotions, lower salaries or creates unemployment. 
However; subtle forms of discrimination in employment would also make it difficult for LGBT couples to create families of their own due to their inability to successfully support potential families of their own financially. Despite the differences in…

The True Story of Silk Road Is Way More Interesting Than The Government'...

Transhumanism & Man Merging With Machine: Progress In 2016

Is this how the status quo intend to remain the status quo? Every technological advancement that has been stated to be for the benefit of man has always been utilized by the ruling elites to oppress the lower classes and people of color; while further dominating the women of their social classes to be utilized as breeding stock for the male elite of those classes. Frank Herbert, author of Dune;  Philip K Dick, author of Blade Runner; H.P Lovecraft -- the father of modern horror/science fiction through the Cuthulu Mythos and Chiaki J. Konaka Japanese writer and scenarist best known for Serial Experiments Lain, creator of Ultraman Gaia, and Armitage the Third have all pointed out the key element in human socioeconomic development that leads to war, oppression and global poverty -- the elite's inability to prevent their own spiritual corruption. Is the Anti-Christ system not a system of demonic control exercised against humanity by fallen angels and their children, but corrupt elite…

The Impact of Social Dumping

In light of the anti-protest bill; I am re-releasing this article. Despite wanting to add personal opinions concerning those that caused me a great deal of grief about my opinions, some of that grief being loss of employment, career and my own personal dreams: I am not going to do that. I am simply going to state that when I wrote this article I pictured this day coming even as I was being told that I was anti-American, a nut, etc... Pay close attention to what is written n this article; then think about how the working class got to be wage slaves as opposed to just slaves? Because a nation’s socioeconomic health is directly related to its unemployment rate, nations suffering from high unemployment, or possessing an extremely vulnerable work force may exercise forms of protectionism to prevent rampant unemployment. Issues of illegal immigration often become enmeshed with issues of protectionism; if labor/services is viewed as goods; then just as unwanted surplus goods can be dumped i…

Gifted, Colored and Dropped Out

Despite assertions of education as a means of social mobility, many students of color experience a different reality. According to Saras Chung writer for NPO, Nonprofit Quarterly (et al March, 2012); in March of this year, America’s Promise Alliance released a study stating that through 2001 to 2009 the national graduation rate increased from 72 % to 75.5 %. Collectively including both whites and minorities more than one million U.S. students drop out per year.  Thus, over one million students within the U.S. do not experience education as a means of social mobility.

What may be so striking is that despite the emphasis upon minority dropout rates, we are consistently feed statistics that cause minorities to be over represented among dropouts as opposed to actual numbers.  This lack in pinpointing actual numbers in terms of minority dropout rates may cause a perpetuation of “Deficit Thinking” among educators that are not part of minority or low income groups. Deficit thinking is disti…