How to get more from your core

How to get more from your core - ourselves as to how much...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Society cannot fear what it does not know. Men feel uncomfortable reading books by females, because they don’t understand the world through female eyes. Likewise, a gay person may only want to read books by gay authors and a straight person may only want to read books by straight authors. It is a lot less scary to stay inside what we know, even if it means cutting ourselves off from having a better understanding of the world. In other words, when we dismiss something out of fear, we are setting limits on
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ourselves as to how much we could learn and know. Not only that, but we create a vicious cycle of fear that becomes more and more difficult to break. This leads me to consider that, for my author, fear is the reason people assume her work is like every other gay authors work. However, it is understandable that a person would assume that, considering that most gay authors write about similar things....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course EWP v40 taught by Professor Mikesell during the Fall '07 term at NYU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online