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Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Empowerment

Facebook tried selling me this empowering poster:

My guess is it’s whoever knows at least some basic grammar. 

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6 thoughts on “Empowerment

  1. Dreidel on said:

    Having eyes would probably help, too…

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    • “Having eyes would probably help, too…”

      I enlarged the pic and good god the horror! No eyes? No noses? But still some where glasses? The horrorrrrrr……. the horrororrrr….

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  2. DWeird on said:

    It’s a quote from a Beyoncé song. Gods and kings have already decided you don’t need grammar when you’re writing a pop song.

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    • Ah, so people look for empowerment in Beyonce. 😁😁😁

      Love her music, but come on, her empowering job is to stick her ass in the air.

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      • DWeird on said:

        That’s what the term means, far as I can tell. Empowerment doesn’t mean getting more power, it means feeling so enthusiastic and carefree that you want to shake your best bodyparts at people.

        My rump is grump, so I thoroughly disapprove.

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  3. Apparently things are run by illiterate privileged types.

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