Modesty

Ulyana Sergeenko Spring 2012
12 Mar 2012

Ulyana Sergeenko Spring 2012

Ulyana Sergeenko Spring 2012

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On Modesty, Anarchy, and Culture
05 Oct 2011

On Modesty, Anarchy, and Culture

In his book Twelve Types, G.K. Chesterton wrote that “politeness … is everywhere understood and nowhere defined.” Such definition really is unnecessary, since the rites of courtesy are only the formalization of intuitive conscience, of the moral stirrings that cause us to help an elderly woman up a staircase or open a door for a mother with a stroller. Or keep one’s pants pulled up over his briefs.

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Ladies: Rocco Grimaldi requests you "cover up"
01 Oct 2011

Ladies: Rocco Grimaldi requests you “cover up”

Rocco says to guys, “Women are not an object for playing with. Sex is a gift from God. We have made it idolatry by how we use it. We blame the women for what they’re wearing, we blame the media for what they’re producing, but we never blame OURSELVES for how WE’VE twisted God’s gift to only glorify ourselves.” And he says to women…

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Provocative: These highly-sexualised images of a 10-year-old little girl have caused concern
17 Aug 2011

“Would You Buy This for Your Daughter?”

America, you’re sending girls a mixed message. On one hand you’re saying to have positive body image and love who we are, on the other we’re being marketed makeup and clothing that obviously turns us into someone different. We’re not supposed to go after boys with looks (or really show that much skin at all), yet we’re being sold “boyfriend pushups,” lacy thongs, and magazines like Seventeen (which is read by girls way younger than seventeen, I’ll tell you) or CosmoGirl with feature articles like “476 Ways to be Irresistible.”

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11 Aug 2011

Double Standard on Modesty: Fashionable for Muslims, Frumpy for Christians

When Christian’s dress modestly it’s frumpy and oppressive. When Muslims dress modestly, it’s admirable. Writer Ken Shepherd takes a look at the double standard regarding modesty.

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