So HuffPo recently posted an article about Alicia Keys not wearing makeup to the VMAs (The MTV Video Music Awards), entitled “The Anger Provoked By Alicia Keys Not Wearing Makeup To The VMAs Is Sadly Not Surprising”.
The only reason I even clicked on this article was because of the words “Anger Provoked”.
First of all, Provoke (merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provoke) means to cause the occurrence of (a feeling or action) : to make (something) happen : to cause (a person or animal) to become angry, violent, etc.
So, for instance, if I punch you in your face, that means I’ve provoked you to feel hurt and/or to fall on the floor.
My action (smashing your grill) caused your reaction (feeling emotional or physical pain and/or losing the ability to continue to stand up).
A chick not wearing makeup can’t provoke anyone to do anything. Continue reading “Women Without Makeup”