The Four Letter Word: Unspoken Ways the Website Staff of Hothouse Shows Love

This Valentine’s Day,  Hothouse’s website staff decided to rebel against cynicism and scorn commodification—they wrote about the different ways they experience love. From a wedding to a quinceañera, read on to discover how love appears (in all its forms!) to each website writer. Christie Basson, Website Editor: This photo is from my parents’ wedding day…

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Maidens, Mistresses, Mothers, and More: Archetypes in The Epic of Gilgamesh

In ye olden times, we had real women.  Women with long flowing hair who were properly grateful to be protected and provided for.  These women knew feminine strength was their inherently emotional disposition, which is why they always make such caring mothers—it’s in their nature!  Yes, back at the beginning, there were no frivolities like gender politics.  Everybody lived as they were born: according to the great Freud, their “anatomy” was their “destiny.”

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