I just want it on the record that I do indeed go to the trouble of making duckduckgo my default search because apparently i’m an idiot who loves to make my own life difficult, so I chuckled at reading this
I really hope this won’t just turn into a thread where everyone chips in with their favourite way of slicing the data and then we all just bicker about statistics. ain’t no fun. it also just immediately gets bogged down in the minutiae of how things are counted. The most obvious of those is that...
you’re not being given shit
(or I suppose I could state that slightly more prickishly and say, hey, you’re being given a small amount of shit — so take it like a man. lol.)
of course it’s dangerous to be a man
over time, though, all else being equal, it’s way more dangerous to be a woman...
I’m sort of hoping that we can look back on this in a couple of decades as a strange historical hiccup — a kind of trotskyists vs. stalinists of human sexuality and self-conception. or even more obscure, maybe. Maoists vs. Hoxhaists or something
this is a minor life goal of mine
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I was in a shop earlier and saw one of the maddest ‘masks’ yet. the woman at the till was wearing something that looked like one of the face-shield things, except smaller, and instead of being propped against her brow, face-shield-style, it was instead propped up away from her face by a little...
what happened was that there was a nasty outbreak of socialism in the labour party, and the blairites needed a stick to beat it back into the shadows. it’s profoundly depressing that the stick they chose was “antisemitism,” but then the UK is a strange old place