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Considering Consent, Common Courtesy, and Confused Men of Power

Consent.  We all know what it means, right? Such a simple concept. Seems like only common courtesy, really. Yet it seems to confuse so many. Especially in men’s encounters with women.

 

Harvey Weinstein. Charlie Rose.  Roy Moore. Donald Trump.

 

Right now, their deeds spill from the lips of reporters. Their names splash across our webpages.  Because of certain behavior hinging on consent. Actually, the behavior hinges on many factors. But consent is one of the big ones.

 

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Of Women, Choice and Timing: Thoughts on Blade Runner 2049’s Opening Box Office

I’m a woman. I have not seen Blade Runner 2049, yet. I thought I would make those disclosures right up front.  Because that’s the subject of this article.

 

Weird, right? I am not talking about the usual current events, or political speech.  Nope. Just sharing some thoughts.

 

About how women think. Or, at least, how one woman thinks. Or maybe it’s just something subconsciously part of women’s decision making.  Or maybe it’s not a thing at all.

 

But at least it’s some food for thought.

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