Warning: Declaration of Walker_post_notification::start_lvl(&$output, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker::start_lvl(&$output, $depth = 0, $args = Array) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/post-notification/functions.php on line 267

Warning: Declaration of Walker_post_notification::end_lvl(&$output, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker::end_lvl(&$output, $depth = 0, $args = Array) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/post-notification/functions.php on line 274

Warning: Declaration of Walker_post_notification::start_el(&$output, $category, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker::start_el(&$output, $data_object, $depth = 0, $args = Array, $current_object_id = 0) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/post-notification/functions.php on line 283

Warning: Declaration of TarskiCommentWalker::start_lvl(&$output, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker_Comment::start_lvl(&$output, $depth = 0, $args = Array) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/themes/Tarski 2.4/library/classes/comment_walker.php on line 22

Warning: Declaration of TarskiCommentWalker::start_el(&$output, $comment, $depth, $args) should be compatible with Walker_Comment::start_el(&$output, $data_object, $depth = 0, $args = Array, $current_object_id = 0) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/themes/Tarski 2.4/library/classes/comment_walker.php on line 50

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/post-notification/functions.php:299) in /home/jeniq/public_html/blog/wp-includes/feed-rss2-comments.php on line 8
Comments on: Molly’s Modesty https://www.iheartdavids.com/blog/2008/05/06/mollys-modesty/ It helps me to say these things aloud, I think. Tue, 06 May 2008 21:43:29 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.5.4 By: admin https://www.iheartdavids.com/blog/2008/05/06/mollys-modesty/comment-page-1/#comment-1633 Tue, 06 May 2008 21:43:29 +0000 http://www.iheartdavids.com/blog/2008/05/mollys-modesty/#comment-1633 Yeah, I said it was kind of weird. Thanks for articulating the weirdness.

I guess in my opinion I see these young girls today with “less than perfect” figures and I think of them. When a 14 year-old has an unsightly innertube/muffin top because fashions dictate an exposed midriff, I think Molly’s little coverups might be helpful.

But then again, who am I to say a muffin top on a 14 year-old is unsightly? That’s not helping anyone.

]]>
By: Stew https://www.iheartdavids.com/blog/2008/05/06/mollys-modesty/comment-page-1/#comment-1631 Tue, 06 May 2008 19:07:24 +0000 http://www.iheartdavids.com/blog/2008/05/mollys-modesty/#comment-1631 There’s something about the site that bothers me. Not the clothes; they’re cute and fine. It’s the agenda behind the site that I’m not so agreeable about.

Nothing is wrong with being modest in your dress. It’s the way I roll by default. But *encouraging* excessive modesty as a value in itself smacks of paternalism (even coming from a female designer…). Bodies are bad and something we should be ashamed of. Sewing sleeves on sleeveless dresses?? What, is a little upper arm going to turn a girl into Slutty McSlutterson? Does the skin that covers the humerus hold magical powers to turn men into raging rapists? This does a disservice to both men and women.

Every part of a woman’s body is sexual, and we MUST COVER UP AT ALL COSTS!

Oops. Rubbed me the wrong way. Ah well, nobody ever claimed I was without opinions.

]]>