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Cons and the Connoisseur When the label on a 1928 Chateau Petrus looks a little funny, who you gonna call? Trauma Peter Burke built a surgical team that could handle any nightmare. On April 15, the nightmare arrived. Should Chimps Have the Rights of People? What It Means When You Dye Your Hair Purple Should a 20-something information technology specialist, by all accounts a competent employee, be able to dye her long, wavy brown hair purple without getting grief from management?
That question was at the heart of the conversation at a recent dinner for a group of intelligent and age-diverse women. Download Audio Version Catherine Caldwell-Harris reads her essay. But I had to dye it back. The group nodded and rolled their eyes in sympathetic outrage. The owner of the hair didn’t even interact with the public!
The business didn’t have a published dress code! To redye hair, it has to be bleached, and that’s a health risk! I’m not hurting anyone else by doing x. Inside, however, I was coming down on the side of management, and here’s why: dyeing your hair purple as a 20-something shows a lack of respect to your managers and fellow employees. You are defiantly not fitting in with the group.
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I was also aware that my thoughts about the purple hair incident were very different from what they would have been a few years ago. They were changed by several things, but the most powerful forces were my readings in social and cross-cultural psychology and my experiences in other cultures.