Ten rules of dating my daughter
But nothing is really harmless if it perpetuates harmful stereotypes.
As Anita Sarkeesian says at the beginning of each chapter in her excellent video series “Tropes Versus Women in Video Games” (start here).
Crazy Uncle Liberty downloads some pearls of wisdom from Glenn Beck University? Do kids these days need to seriously pull up their pants, stand up straight, go to church and get off everyone’s lawns? Have parenting advice for all of those people out their doing everything wrong and thus assuring the downfall of our once great society? We have taken the time honored art of standing on a street corner and shouting at strangers and plugged it in to the Information Superhighway! once you set your Internet Meme free, be it inflammatory blog post, snarky hashtag, or pithy Facebook image, it’s no longer under your control.
And the worst part is that he probably does think of himself as Father of the Year material. Certainly part of that responsibility comes in the guise of protector.
Certainly the moms know better than to indulge in such nonsense.
Certainly our sons don’t have to deal with this kind of paranoia in their dating endeavors.
Plus your intended audience needed to actually click on the email, a dicey proposition if the recipient doesn’t know you well.
You could be a Nigerian Prince for all Aunt Sally knows!