Women and the University

Women and the University

An article recently came out lamenting that a larger number of women were incurring student loan debt and that debt was larger per capita among women than men. It is based on a report¬†(click this, the graphs are worth looking at) by the “American Association of University Women.” ¬†Certainly this…

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Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

A good heuristic for deciding how much to trust a claim about some group of humans is to exchange the groups (say with a find:replace command in word) with other groups and see if the change would result in a large swing in public perception. A large change in the…

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Adjusting the Connotation of White Privilege

Adjusting the Connotation of White Privilege

To those who are paying attention, there is a lot of anti-white sentiments in our culture and they seem to be increasing at a dramatic rate year after year. You can see this article written that seeks to ban whites from holding elected office in student governments in Britain. Considering…

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Passing Progressive Litmus Tests as a Prerequisite for Employment

Passing Progressive Litmus Tests as a Prerequisite for Employment

I have recently been interested in switching careers and have thus been sending out a series of applications. One company requested that I take a series of tests to determine my aptitudes. Most of the tests were reasonable, but there was one that I found to be quite atrocious. It…

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