Valentine’s Day: The Myth of Love and Desire

Illustration by Susan Drawbaugh

The most recent short lived celebrity marriage lasted only two weeks: Rachel Snider is filing for divorce from Terrell Owens, claiming he only married her for her money. Yet, in announcing her plans to divorce Terrell, Rachel says this of their relationship: “I really valued his love and friendship for 5 years. Out of the [Read More...]

Dieting to Extremes: Anorexia, Mimetic Desire and the Death of Isabelle Caro

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Are you on a diet now? Are you starting one tomorrow? Dieting is a preoccupation for most of us, the result of living in a land in which we are bombarded with two competing messages: advertisements of often irresistible foodstuffs and media idols celebrated for their svelte figures. Some of us manage to lose some [Read More...]


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