Re: Doggie Diarreha
Aug 02, 1997 05:39 PM
by A. Safron
> From: Tom Robertson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Doggie Diarreha
> Date: Saturday, August 02, 1997 5:03 PM
> I was using it as "closed-mindedly assuming the worst about others,"
> which might be similar to defining sexism as "closed-mindedly assuming
> that one member of a gender has certain qualities just because that
> gender tends to have that quality more than the other gender." Just
> as the difference between cynicism and skepticism is spiritual, so is
> the difference between sexism and an accurate perception of the
> general differences between the genders. To say that men are more
> logical than women is not sexist, even if it's wrong, which is
> unlikely. To closed-mindedly assume that any given woman is less
> logical than the average man is just because women in general are less
> logical than men are is sexist. I find the correlation between those
> who accuse others of sexism and those who are cynical, having, in a
> different form, a similar degree of prejudice as what they believe
> those whom they consider to be sexist have, to be quite high.
Boy, you sure an babble on.
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