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Archive for November 7, 2011

After The New Sociopathy, The New Psychopathy

November 7, 2011 by and tagged ,

Courtesy of George Monbiot: “If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. The claims that the ultra-rich 1% make for themselves – that they are possessed of unique intelligence or creativity or drive – are examples of the self-attribution fallacy. This means crediting yourself [...]

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C’est Quoi Le Probleme Avec Les Etudes du Genre? (A Post in English)

November 7, 2011 by and tagged , ,

That is the question asked by Rue89 regarding the skepticism with which French social scientists treat gender theory. This skepticism has several reasons, the main one being that gender theory (1) is seen as coming from the US (how ironic in Simone de Beauvoir’s country), (2) it reeks of identity politics which is anathema to [...]

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