5 Things About a Gym

I’m not a fitness conscious person, although I’ve always wish I was. I wish I had the motivation to work towards becoming stronger. I enjoy walking but that doesn’t happen much anymore because I live in a city that’s too humid, drenched in rains for about four months in a year and has too much … Continue reading 5 Things About a Gym


3 Things to Remember When Planning Your Wedding

Once upon a time there was a girl whose standards were tall and expectations high when it came to love. As unrealistic as they were, she knew that very few people fall in love for real and that maybe not everybody finds it, secretly hoping she does. Fast forward 20 or so years and here … Continue reading 3 Things to Remember When Planning Your Wedding

Ever loved a bigot?

In a world full of prejudice and bigotry, this post sums it all up.

See, there's this thing called biology...

Yes, we all have. If you’ve ever loved anyone, you’ve loved a bigot. We all have prejudices and biases, every one of us. That’s nothing to be ashamed of, it simply is what it is. The human brain tries to compartmentalize and classify data and one way we do that is with stereotypes. There are stereotypes about men, about women, about ethnicity, religion, about politics and ideologies. These are defense mechanisms related to our survival, not character defects.

Some people try to claim their bigotry is not really bigotry since it’s only directed towards racist-southern-bitter-small-town-bible-clingers. Or-prius-driving-vegan gluten-avoiding-hipsters. Baby boomers, millennials, Luddites, traditionalists, people with baggy pants who wear too much gold jewelry, or rabid right wingers. The truth of the matter is that not only are we all bigots, we may indeed be far more bigoted today. We’re overwhelmed with information, we’re forced to compartmentalize now more than ever.


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