To Stand Athwart Myth – Ordinary Times

We are obsessed with the latest study dictating exactly what we can and cannot consume or use. The myth of exercise traps us in an endless cycle of social surveillance and dictation. Calls to “love your body” only exacerbate this myth. By claiming the body is no longer shameful, the myth removes what little defense was left against partaking in this obsession with the physique. Myth turns the privacy of the physical into prudery and repression.

“To Stand Athwart Myth” on Ordinary Times