I hated this song when I first heard it and watched the video – and as others would agree it is one disgusting song.
I found this just now – even though you might have found so many articles and posts about what this song promotes.
I need to reblog this:
Robin Thicke’s summer hit Blurred Lines addresses what
he considers to be sounds like a grey area between consensual sex and assault. The images in this post place the song into a real-life context. They are from Project Unbreakable, an online photo essay exhibit, and feature images of women and men holding signs with sentences that their rapist said before, during, or after their assault. Let’s begin.
I know you want it.
Thicke sings “I know you want it,” a phrase that many sexual assault survivors report their rapists saying to justify their actions, as demonstrated over and over in the Project Unbreakable testimonials.
You’re a good girl.
Thicke further sings “You’re a good girl,” suggesting that a good girl won’t show her reciprocal desire (if it exists). This becomes further proof in his mind that she wants sex: for good girls, silence is consent and “no” really means “yes.”
READ MORE HERE (original post – source – and more photos)