power

Keywords: equity, agency, power
What makes some people feel a sense of agency while others do not? There are people who believe they have power, can make a difference, can affect their world. And there are people who are resolute that they cannot or perhaps don’t even think of the world in those terms. What makes us feel that we can make a difference? Are we born that way? Are we raised to feel agency? Do we have experiences...
David Low - Unwholesome and Insipid Fruit_final.pdf In this humourous academic essay, I explore the historical roots of media panics, which are triggered by generational power struggles over the right to define and preserve culture. Within such panics there is often a rift between youth-oriented popular culture and adult-guarded "high" culture. This rift generally plays out as new media vs. old...