March 11th, 2018

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A panel with James Damore at Portland State University.

In itself, it is not particularly remarkable (James is predictably bad at speaking; the biologist lady and the moderator Peter Boghossian are much better at it), but it contains an outburst of students’ indignation (at about min 20) when the biologist lady states that, obviously, there are anatomical and physiological differences between the sexes — and that, to me, is fascinating:

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So a Russian spy was poisoned in the UK, and the response discussed here is "stop appearing on RT".



http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-43363165

"In light of the events of this week, of course we will undertake a review of what we do in regards to these, as you will always do in these sorts of circumstances."

Why do things have to be so mixed up? Ugh!