28 Sep '11, 3am

Feminism <-> Conspiracy Theories

"In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat." - Robert Byrne *** It's sad that even scienceblogs.com has feminist nonsense: You May Be A Mansplainer If... : Thus Spake Zuska (among other things - what does this have to do with science?) A short summary: "Mansplaining" is when a man tells a woman she is wrong, when she is actually right. This is, naturally, always chalked up to sexism and never a genuine mistake; strictly speaking the original definition says that it's mansplaining if (but, crucially, not iff) it is "delivered with the rock-solid conviction of rightness and that slimy certainty that of course he is right, because he is the man in this conversation", but you will see that people go crazy in the comments, so I feel justified in judging that they have departed from the original definition. The chief problem in this case ...

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Eurozone debt crisis not a conspiracy

channelnewsasia.com 18 Sep '11, 3am

PARIS: The eurozone debt crisis is exposing an unshakable link between governments and tumultuous markets with central ban...