Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Poor, poor men

Song: Alison Krauss & Union Station, "Let Me Touch You For Awhile"

New feedback on Losing My Religions: “The book makes me want to be a better human. I plan to keep giving my little donations to One Step forever (or as long am able to). I am going to share the ebook.”

I keep hearing from incels who aren't happy with my anti-Bryan-Caplan (et al.) posts about the treatment of women in this society (example). They are unable to get past their personal experience (a woman getting a job, a woman rejecting them) to see the actual societal trends.

For anyone who is actually interested in honestly considering the issue, here are good sources:

When women stopped coding. A real-life example and answer to the guys who claim that women have no interest in computers, so companies should quit trying to hire them.

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men. "Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this bias, in time, money, and often with their lives."

The Role of Benevolent Sexism in Gender Inequality

Georgia O'Keeffe

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