hyperbole and the death of nuance: you don’t have to always be right

Hyperbole is the deepest red of all the red flags. Every time I’m certain, I know that I’ve fucked up. “Yeah, it’s the best,” “Oh, for sure,” and “Definitely” are the fastest routes to the poorest decisions. Hold up, I spotted some hyperbole. “Every time” I’m certain, I have not been led to some awful… Read More hyperbole and the death of nuance: you don’t have to always be right

Scientific American goes full Regressive Left, makes women’s rights depend on recognizing the “gender spectrum” and denying sex differences

Great post by University of Chicago professor Jerry Coyne responding to a misguided op-ed from Scientific American. The case for women’s rights is a moral argument, not a biological argument. Why Evolution Is True An editorial (yes, an editorial, with the byline “BY THE EDITORS”) in the new online issue of Scientific American,”The new science… Read More Scientific American goes full Regressive Left, makes women’s rights depend on recognizing the “gender spectrum” and denying sex differences