Body-language and nonverbal communication

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Breast or breast?

A lot is written and said about women’s sexuality, women’s body as sexual objects. Each article has it’s one message, it`s own value, it’s own function.

But how do you think about the relationship between different ways of presenting women’s breast in media ………..

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More about selfie and self trust

A lot is said about selfies, about making selfies and the function of selfies. Here is another aspect. A selfie serves to more deeply entrench the sexual objectification of women and girls and that one looses the control of the self-image once it’s shared online.

Others criticize the apparent narcissism aspect.

One could also say and here we have new sociological research being done that making a selfie also is some kind of democratic nature because it holds liberatory potential. Those, who are not well presented in media obviously like to make selfies because it has a value for them. The value of being represented in media.

Because those who feel more self trust are more easily present in media.

thanks for the Foto

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Chinese language is body-language – interrupting communication- (4)

Volker once told me about this specific difficulty when filming in China. He remembered the time when he did a documentation film on psychotherapy in China. There were many people who sat in the room, his camera “pointed” to a person, standing, who talked about an experience. After some time this person stopped talking, so that Volker after some time tried to focus on another person, who was moving a little or, as it seemed to be, was probably the next to talk about his experience. Doing this  led to the point of missing an important moment. The Chinese who had talked and stopped talking suddenly went on talking, went on talking in a way as if he had not interrupted his presented experience. And it was important what he talked about.

In Germany or probably in other Western countries we get a feeling of ………………..

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