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Day: August 25, 2016
Why aren’t brown eyes romanticized unlike other eye colors?
Several culture-specific factors, as others have pointed out: scarcity, attitudes towards ethnic minorities, constructs of beauty, yadda yadda. I conducted the extremely scientific experiment of searching mavromata “brown-eyed girl” and galanomata “blue-eyed girl” on the Greek lyrics site stixoi.info. Brown-eyed win 87 to 20—despite blue-eyed Greeks being rather rare. And there is a definite cultural […]
Among all the dictators that ever existed, which one would you deem to be the worst and why?
People loathe the pissing contest between Hitler and Stalin that always arises with these questions, but it’s curiously absent from this thread. So: Stalin. Because with Hitler, at least you knew who the enemies were throughout his reign. With Stalin, the enemies changed depending on what side of bed he got up on. If both […]