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  • People Can Place You Under Their Feet if You Let Them
    Overcoming Man's Perception of You
    There is a giant who has stopped many believers from reaching their promised lands, and this giant is called Perception. Dealing with the opinions of man is something we can't go around, but we can get over it. Getting past how we are...
  • The infamous Tattoo! # Neff
    Opinions are Like Rear Ends, Everybody has One!
    My son wanted to get a tattoo for his seventeenth birthday. So as with everything that I do, I began asking or others' opinions. Not that I was going to follow their advice necessarily, I just like to get a lot of input about something before...
  • Adorable quotes by S.E. Hinton
    An intro to the outsider's opinion
    It’s a relatively new month – November, to be exact – and you’re probably thinking “Gee, I could really go for some societal wisdom right now.” You, dearest reader, have come to the right place.Before moving on,...
  • Jacqueline Laurita
    ‘RHONJ’ star Jacqueline Laurita doesn’t care about opinions from Twitter
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Jacqueline Laurita has come under criticism for sharing her son’s autism story on the show. While she wanted to have a platform to share his struggles, others saw it as her exploiting her...
  • Kailyn Lowry
    ‘Teen Mom’ star Kailyn Lowry encourages people to form their own opinions
    “Teen Mom” star Kailyn Lowry knows a thing or two about being judged by people who don’t know her. She has been on the shows “16 & Pregnant” and “Teen Mom 2” for several years and shared some of her...
  • Thumbs up
    Rating on the internet and the herd mentality
    How much are your opinions influenced by the online rating of products and articles? Maybe more than you think. A study published in “Science” on August 8th, suggests that a certain “herd” attitude may kick in with positive...
  • Female readers respond
    Female readers express agreements and disagreements to columnist's last article
    This will be my 11th edition of "Feedback from Readers."If you are a regular reader and loyal follower of my column, you already know that after every five-to-seven articles of mine that get published, I tend to feature responses I...
  • British judge calls for press regulation
    Britain's call for a news regulator is why America has a First Amendment
    A report released Thursday by British judge Brian Leveson regarding the phone hacking scandal at London’s now-defunct News of the World has shed light on some unflattering parts of the media business, including a callfor an industry-created...
  • Opinsy
    Make your opinions matter with Opinsy
    Social media has become an integral part of our lives. We use it to share our thoughts and daily lives with others, as well as connect with them in meaningful ways.Meet Opinsy, a new London, England-based startup that seeks to revolutionize the...
  • Presidential Debate
    What’s a little political debate among friends?
    There’s one thing for certain after watching the presidential debate; people have the greatest influence on other people. Advertisers want us to buy their products. Television shows vie for us to watch them out of all the 800 channels we...
  • Oscar Pistorius competes with the help of technology
    Technology helps Oscar Pistorius compete with the world's best
    While the Olympics is a test of wills for those with two legs, one Olympian is trying to keep up with the world's best using modern technology instead of legs.Say what you want about South African's Oscar Pistorius being able to compete...
  • Guests ext VIP screening of Ice Age Continental Drift
    Ice Age Continental Drift is a hit with Orlando movie fans!
    Orlando movie fans were invited to a VIP screening of Ice Age Continental Drift this week. Those luck enough to score a free ticket to the screening lined up early to be sure to get a good seat. Guests were given the VIP treatment with free bags...
  • There are opinions, and there are lies
    What's the difference between honest opinion writers and lying political hacks?
    This is not a "news story" in the strict sense of the word. This is not "satire" either. In newspaper parlance, an article of this nature would be called an "op-ed" -- a piece in which a writer offers his or her...
  • Sami Has Opinions Episode 1: Hawaii Five-0 Has No Idea What To Do With Women
    Sami Has Opinions Episode 1: Hawaii Five-0 Has No Idea What To Do With Women
    Hey, look! A new way to get my opinions about things. In Episode 1 of Sami Has Opinions, you'll learn:About the pattern of how women are treated as characters on Hawaii Five-0About the latent and low-key feminism of your hostAbout people being...
  • Talking Heads
    Talking Heads
    Talking heads! They are floating everywhere, through the ether, spouting hot air. Transcending space and time, gibbering and jabbering nonsensical blather. On television, on the computer screen, their voices on the radio, dominating our society....