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The Ugly Truth

I watched the film The Ugly Truth in mild amusement, like I do most films about male-female dynamics. While the movie is meant to be entertaining, it kind of highlights a lot of what goes on with gender biases and social perceptions of men and women.

The male lead character basically describes men as the simple creatures who will do and say whatever it takes to bed a woman. Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but it’s a romantic comedy.

It did make me look further into the notion that men and women can both be ethically ambiguous. I read somewhere that that socialists consider a component of “ambivalent sexism” in the theory of benevolent sexism: “Women compared to men, tend to have a superior moral sensibility”. They actually conducted studies and claim that “women have a superior moral and ethical fortitude as compared to men”. I don’t know about that one!

It lends itself to male vs. female battle but we already know we are different. What are your thoughts? Should we really give credibility to these kind of studies?

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Poppa Grande

August 10th, 2009
4:57 pm

Metaphor for what? I saw the chicken on the movie posters, though…lol.

W8©

August 10th, 2009
4:58 pm

@Mamba- You arent the white shorts…little chiuahua is the white shorts..the hatian girl

Sassy Me....Black koffee no sugar....no creme :-)

August 10th, 2009
4:59 pm

No you didn’t call her a chihuahua :???:

Poppa Grande

August 10th, 2009
5:00 pm

For Real

Now for something more important, do you agree with me on the Penny and hot azz iron thang?

Come to think on it, there is something about a primal scream that gets me going.

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:00 pm

@PG- I don’t know this is from the article:
http://www.latinoreview.com/news/interview-justin-bartha-on-the-hangover-as-hangover-week-continues-7016

What about the chicken?

Bartha: Exactly.

It’s not really explained in this movie.

Bartha: Exactly.

What’s your theory on the chicken and how it got into their room?

Bartha: Well, all I’ll say is George Bush. We’re talking about metaphors.

Page1908

August 10th, 2009
5:00 pm

LOL w8- Imma tell white shorts on yall

Black Mamba AKA Princess Xiomara

August 10th, 2009
5:00 pm

W8…I’m down for the cabin for Labor Day! Otherwise I may go home for the West Parade. But I am going to MIA for the Carnival in October. So….

AmazonRed™

August 10th, 2009
5:01 pm

Maybe Buckhead Life Group will do there weeks again too.

Chops and Nava would be nice

PG – Heck yeah!

And I found my Morton’s online coupon too. It was for the surf and turf or the filet, but it expired in June, so I’m glad there is still a deal going on.

Night all.

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:01 pm

@Sassy- thats my nickname for her..she knows it..because she is short, little and pretty and always bouncing around

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:02 pm

October is my Bday month..i will be into something every weekend

For Real

August 10th, 2009
5:02 pm

G.I Joe was pretty good. I think the second one will be much better than the first but it was wayyyyyyyyyy better than transformers!

How about I can’t look at the Asian dude the same anymore but I am going to see that new movie he is in.

Penny: I can’t do that face thingy but I will take that as a yes. Let me get my checklist out:

1. One iron set on polyester (check)

2. One extension cord cause Penny kinds shawt (check)

3. One 92oz bottle of vanilla scent lotion (check)

4. One tube of aloe vera (check)

5. One 80’s Rock ballets Cd (check)

Page1908

August 10th, 2009
5:02 pm

Mamba u know I am down for Labor Day. Did u see that the aqau mist is sold out? i am getting popcorn or cotton candy.

Black Mamba AKA Princess Xiomara

August 10th, 2009
5:03 pm

W8…I know I am not white shorts…that’s my girl….According to Rell…I am Lampshade! :lol:

MAGNUM…thanks to your shots on deck my mami had a great time!

Black Mamba AKA Princess Xiomara

August 10th, 2009
5:05 pm

W8…”October is my Bday month..i will be into something every weekend” …would that “something” be me? :lol: :shock: :wink:

For Real

August 10th, 2009
5:05 pm

W8: White short remind me of a blow up doll

AmazonRed™

August 10th, 2009
5:07 pm

October is my Bday month..i will be into something every weekend

That should be a goal regardless!!!

Sassy Me....Black koffee no sugar....no creme :-)

August 10th, 2009
5:09 pm

…”October is my Bday month..i will be into something every weekend” …would that “something” be me?

Aawww suki suki Mamba work it out girl!! :mrgreen:

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:15 pm

@Mamba- yeah I can stretch you out…(if I knew how to do smilies I would insert them here)..lol

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:15 pm

W8©

August 10th, 2009
5:16 pm

lol@For Real…she might like to be ironed..i mean straightened out..lmao

Page1908

August 10th, 2009
5:16 pm

lmao @ aww suki suki now. w8 and mamba! lmao

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August 10th, 2009
5:28 pm

The truth is not ugly at all.