james damore’s extreme male brain

James Damore is back in the media after discovering that he’s made himself an unhireable nightmare. Journalist Paul Lewis accepted the devil’s bargain of getting himself a career-boosting exclusive. The media was almost at some kind of turning point about misogyny, and the backlash needed to go big. Damore kept their talking points in the…

lol gender critical

As a man, I think it’s alarming that these are highly controversial, inflammatory things to say.  I’d rather live in anarcha-feminist utopia than fascism, and clearly men’s sexual and emotional problems are central to fascism.  Bending over for “dominant” men is sexually rewarding men for their fascism.  They’ll never, ever stop that way.  Loving and…

whose side CBT is on

As an Other, I’ve always known that CBT is not my friend. It goes hand-in-hand with noxious politics. It’s the ideal neoliberal therapy: everything is fine and you just need to choose to live in a mental reality approved by authorities(we know it works because it changes how people fill out bubble sheets!). David Sbarra,…

twilight of the idols

I don’t understand personality cults and celebrity culture, at least not on an emotional level. I was sort of baffled by the premise of this article at The Week: how hard it is to hear that Louis CK did bad things to people. But he played such a good character on TV! I’ve been thinking…

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