Today Groupthink focused on culture: what is culture, what causes cultural phenomena, some serious cultural analysis, and several discussions about our own cultural interests.
Myprettyfloralbonnet and Hello_My_Lover bring us two ridiculous evo-psych explanations for "feminine" cultural choices: wearing heels and expensive handbags. We all laughed at the stupidity of these theories.
Eljay42 wrote a really interesting article on cooking and culture which led to discussions about what constitutes culture and what we might be losing by not learning to cook and whether we are co-opting other cultures by eating their food without understanding the contexts.
Today there was a lot of interest in classism: LittleDani wrote about how feminism must come second to her commitment to social equality, and rawrglicious reminded us that sometimes Groupthink has a problem with classism.
Lucky Frog shared an article that talked about the "trend" of polygamy among British Muslim women, and we discussed whether it actually is a "trend" and how all those first wives must feel about it.
PackedLunch asked us, how do we motivate ourselves?
NinjaCate reports that #BlackTwitter has determined Miley Cyrus freed the slaves.