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Tag Archive: insensitive analogies

Sep 16 2012

The scope of the problem, and the availability heuristic

Venn diagram of overlapping circles showing the community's problems with misogyny and denial that there's even a problemi

One of the big complaints we’ve seen recently regarding the anti-harassment-policy campaign, the question of feminism intersecting with our communities, and the question of whether the assholes in our movement represent the movement, is whether the feminists and anti-bigots are blowing things out of proportion. How often have you seen someone say “the whole community …

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