Month: December 2010

Fairytales: How Our Fantasies Harm Us

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkP6MACtnww] What is the trouble with fairytales? Last week, I tried to answer precisely this question after analyzing how the media was having a field day with every fairytale metaphor they could get their hands on. Last night, I spoke with Thoma Hartmann on Russia Today’s, “The Big Picture.” He asked me about my thoughts …

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Getting Over Eve: Lebanese Murder Exposes Society’s Double-Standards

Two years ago, when Lebanese pop star Suzanne Tamim was found dead with her throat slit open in her apartment in Dubai, few could have imagined that her ex-boyfriend, wealthy married Egyptian tycoon, Hisham Talaat Moustafa would not only be the prime suspect, but pretty much get away with murder. Literally. So how does the …

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