Do yourself a favor: without reading anything else on the page (comments, about, etc.) go read this post and this post and then come back here and scroll down...
...thoughtful, intelligent, and analytical, weren't they? Wondering why you haven't heard this insightful commentator before?
Possibly because she has to finish her homework before she can blog, since Splendid Elles is only 15-years old.
Suddenly, I have some hope for the future, don't you? Thanks, Elles.