Tag Archives: geek culture

Emotion is logical: Or, Vulcans aren’t actually very smart

First of all: Hi! Long time, no blog. Aside from posts on my parenting blog and the occasional burst of Twitter rants, my kid hasn’t given me much time to think, much less write, about much else. However, the dear … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Feminism, Geekery, Human Nature, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Addendum re: privilege and the abuse thereof

Something that today’s geek sexism thing has brought up: it’s kind of astonishing, if not surprising, how so many people who abuse their privileges think that being called out on that is a complaint about their privilege, rather than the … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Ethics, Feminism, Geekery, Human Nature, Intarweebz Drama, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geek authenticity and sexism

Much as I love Scalzi, his response here to the clumsy denouncement of con babes here is kind of missing the point–and also making things worse. That this comes on top of last week’s debacle with Simon Pegg drooling over … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Ethics, Feminism, Geekery, Human Nature, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments