Archive for September, 2012

The Simon Cowell Effect

“Did you really believe you could become the American Idol? Well, then, you’re deaf!” — Simon Cowell, American Idol By all accounts, Simon Cowell’s remark (above) to an American Idol hopeful was aggressive. It is condescending, undermining, rude, and was probably very hurtful to the contestant.  It meets the definition of aggression in that it […]

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Ambitious Women Beware…

A Huffington Post article  caught my interest recently. I found it interesting not because I care about Kristen Stewart (indeed her portrayal of women is probably as bad for women as the media attack on her indiscretions), but because of its implications for the mistreatment of women at work. The article describes a double standard that allows […]

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