Tag Archives: society

  1. Yes, I’ve gained weight. No, you cannot comment on it. An anti-diet culture manifesto.

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    August 30, 2020 by Cláudia

    During my formative teenage years, my body was what society considers slim. Even throughout my most depressive years, I still …
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  2. Communication is hard so give people a break.

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    June 6, 2019 by Cláudia

    This post has been sitting and waiting on my drafts for over two years now having written nothing but the …
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  3. Review: 1984, George Orwell

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    September 26, 2017 by Cláudia

    1984 is without a doubt the most compelling book I have ever read – it kept me engaged right until the …
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  4. Ecology cannot be a peripheral concern anymore.

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    May 30, 2017 by Cláudia

    Ecology is usually seen as an alternative subject, something that only a small niche of the population cares about. If …
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  5. Never assume you know what someone is going through.

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    May 8, 2017 by Cláudia

    We all experience similar emotions, but each person’s experience is inextricably individual and intransmissible. We can listen to someone expressing …
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  6. Please, don’t forget about books!

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    December 8, 2016 by Cláudia

    In a technological world, books have definitely been dethroned: they used to be one of the few forms of entertainment …
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  7. Is our History regressing?

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    December 4, 2016 by Cláudia

    Two decades ago being homophobic was the norm. People didn’t even know what sexual orientation really meant. When I told …
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  8. The Invisible: why we should care.

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    November 10, 2016 by Cláudia

    When looking at a homeless person, most people will assume their situation is somehow their fault, a result of their …
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  9. The Invisible: they are right in front of us, but we choose to look away

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    November 3, 2016 by Cláudia

    The world we live in often strikes us as terribly unfair, sick and cruel. Luckily, a lot of people are …
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  10. Retaliation and Injustice – The Burkini Ban

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    September 20, 2016 by Cláudia

    Under the pretext of “disrupting the public order” and insinuating that the usage of burkinis may be linked to terrorism, …
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