Who’s Really In A Bubble?

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
It’s a trick question. Answer: every single one of us. The better question is: what sort of bubble are you in? It is nearly impossible to climb outside of our own experiences. That’s why, nearly 20 years later, Peggy McIntosh’s White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack remains to relevant. That’s why…

Quand Meme

Originally posted on hecatedemeter:
Do you have a personal motto?  I stole mine from Sarah Bernhardt:  Quand Meme.  NPR says that: You can translate quand meme in a number of (unsatisfactory) ways: “Even so.” “All the same.” “Despite everything.” “Nevertheless.” “Against all odds.” “No matter what.” If you’ve ever lived with an abuser, you know that…