Wasteland Kings

Tag: objectification

(By the way, this post refers to something in the realm of politics, but no part of it is meant to endorse ANY candidate. It’s about our culture and not about how you should vote.) Words matter. Their definition matters just as much. Our understanding of a word’s definition makes a big difference when it comes to communicating. Take the word ‘duck’ for example. It has more than one meaning and this ambiguity can at times hinder clear communication. When I…

“The battle in your life is against your joy.” I do not know who first spoke these words. John Eldredge uses them in his book ‘Walking With God’, but does not give a specific credit to the woman who first said them. Their lack of source doesn’t detract from their truth. The words sprang back into my head today as I spoke with a friend about pornography addiction, lust, and the war those things wage against our hearts. As the…

In my last blog, I wrote about the recently leaked pictures of celebrities and why we should take incidents like that and the dignity of women in general more seriously. That blog talked about how we’ve let the internet, media, and incidents like this one impact our perception of women and their dignity. In this blog, I want to talk about how those pictures and our warped perception negatively impact our hearts and minds. I assure you that I am…

Recently, a hacker leaked naked photos of multiple celebrities. This leak and our reaction say quite a bit about our culture and how we see women. What they say is not good. These leaked pictures of celebrities bring to light how the internet and pornography have warped our minds and twisted our perception when it comes to women. Like frogs slowly boiling in water, we have stopped seeing women as God’s children or people for that matter. This recent controversy…

When we see women in ads or stories, we don’t really think of them first and foremost as people. The purpose of the ads is to simply stir up our sexual desire or use it to make something more attractive. When we take in that story or ad, we don’t see a person. We see an object. I’m not trying to lower the value of women. I believe that ALL women are eternal beings made in the image of God…