Happy Mother’s Day

Do you know about Postsecret? It is an online art project created by Frank Warren, who posts anonymous cards with both touching and hateful confessions. Postsecret may push the envelope for free speech, but I still wince a little when I see something like this:

I can only guess that the point of this postcard is to highlight the inalienable experience one gets in having a child, and that the sender believes that this experience is permissible (by divine right) to women alone.

Ultimately, this postcard is one of many examples of an unwillingness to look more deeply into things which challenge and invert our social norms. They are instead labeled (too quickly) as sinful, immoral, and wrong.

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One thought on “Happy Mother’s Day

  1. Great post, Mar.

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