5 Uncomfortable Truths About Girls


1. We may speak English, but we think in Ancient Greek.

Like most of my fellow classmates, I paid enough attention to the Greco-Roman pantheon to pass the test and move on with my life. The problem is that, as a culture, we have yet to move on from the humanistic influence of the ancient era. We are so incredibly oblivious to the fact that we continue to embrace Greco-Roman perceptions of the body, mind, and spirit to such an extent that these perspectives fuel culture wars. Feminism has always been a paradox to me and now I know why: Real freedom requires thinking outside the box. If you're so ingrained in a way of thinking that you're blind to it, you've effectively become a prisoner of your own mind. This leads me to point #2.