Colour Rhymes

Originally posted on The Wordfoolery Blog:
Hello, As my posts about colours (Cerulean, Vermillion, Rare Words for Rare Colours etc) are some of my most popular, I couldn’t resist following up with a post about old colour rhymes. I can’t find a trace of what I believe to be one connected ditty, but I’ve found…

Self Loving

Originally posted on Essence Revealed:
Self loving  is the greatest loving of all. In a world filled with judgement it is especially so.  I recently was having a disagreement with someone close to me.  Something that I am not at all ashamed of  in my life was wielded at me like a razor-sharp dagger.  I…

Durkheim and Anomie

Originally posted on The Social Lens:
Posted by: Chad M. Gesser Twitter: @profgesser Email: chad.gesser@kctcs.edu Anomie is one of those concepts in the field of Sociology that can be applied in a variety of ways.  Coined by French Sociologist Emile Durkheim in his 1897 study “Suicide”, anomie refers to a sense of normlessness, resulting in…