Before I start, let me tell you, this is not a pretty picture. And this will expose the methods used by the schools who are now becoming generic 20's dances schools. Then vs now. Roll back 10 years ago, and the schools were primarily doing Lindy Hop, Charleston and Jazz Step classes, and when I … Continue reading State of the Lindy Hop Community.
Let's do a small experiment together, let play a gender switch game, let's close our eyes and picture a women, not overly attractive, just ok looking, and let give that girl a name, let's call her The Logical Follow. Now, let's take a look at an event, where this women was victim of harassment. Like … Continue reading Little Thought experiment.
I've got my own personal thought police. Yep, the moderator is on a vendetta, his mission, finding any reason, whatsoever to silence my speech on reddit. We had a nice discussion, me and Yehoodi Elite Rickomatic, talking about the fact that it was a great mistake to align the community with ANY political affiliation, and … Continue reading I’ve got my own personal Stalker.
I saw a rare shit show in a community. Somewhere on the interweb. I saw one guy, who had a controversial opinion, and backed it up with sources and facts. To be honest, I was touched and proud in some way, hoping that he is one of my 5000 readers. In that instance, I saw … Continue reading Swing community, Wrong Thinkers need not apply.
What is "Virtue Signaling" "Virtue Signalling refers to the public expression of an opinion on a given topic primarily for the purpose of displaying one’s moral superiority before a large audience to solicit their approval." - http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/virtue-signalling "activities intended to indicate a person's virtuousness" - http://www.collinsdictionary.com/submission/16361/virtue%20signalling It is basically, talking to show your greatness, it is boasting about … Continue reading Virtue Signaling and the effects on the community.
So this is another story, by now you should know how it goes, or those it ? This case is either one of those two, It is either another serial rapist, like Steven Mitchell, or it is a victim of slander. Who is <Anonymus> ? <Anonymus> is a teacher/traveling teacher, event organizer, lindy hop and … Continue reading , serial rapist or victim of slander.
First thing first, ILHC is considered by many to be the Olympic of Lindy Hop . As such, it is the most visible event of the year. Everybody talk about it, share the videos, talk/chat/share about it. First problem, the communications, the rules should be clear, and enforced. The rules should make sense, they should clearly define … Continue reading Why I took a serious look at ILHC related to unfair competition.
DISCLAIMER : NOT IN ANY CASE, I SAY WHO SHOULD LEAD OR FOLLOW, IT IS NOT OF MY BUSINESS, AND FRANKLY I DON'T CARE !!!!! Please give me a second to explain, for people who don't know, what sexual dimorphism is. Sexual dimorphism is a quality of a species (plant, animal...) who have difference (behavioral, … Continue reading Human sexual Dimorphism and dance roles. (Part 1)
Right now, we don't know much. We know that a traveling teacher/Organizer/MC is being accused of raping two women. even if we don't know any details there is still plenty to say. First, A prime example of turning a blind eye. Instead of adressing the situation in any constructive way, peoples of the community choose to attack the … Continue reading Culture of silence, showned for all to see.
Me and all my friends applauded the courage and conviction of such man as Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, they dared expose the corruption and lies. I can't compare myself to such hero, who got their lives destroyed, so that everyone could see how bad thing are. My life is not in danger, but I … Continue reading Whistleblowers, ILHC and hypocrisy