It's like re-living history.
Do we get to relive the declining battery life as well?
"In our school, when a kid gets punched, he gains the right to retaliate."
I wish I had gone to that kind of school. Not only would I have not gotten in trouble for punching back, I might have gotten punched back myself a few times and learned faster to stop picking on people.
that translates to Lebensraum.
Only if it grows a lot faster than this particular instance has.
...led at least some non-white-male potential presenters deciding not to submit proposals.)
If true, then it's even stupider. Free people cannot condition their behaviour on that of the most offendible in the group. For the same reason that the entire education system cannot (K-PhD) be conditioned on the abilities of the stupidest portion of the population, and for the same reason that my income cannot be conditioned on the earning power of the laziest portion of the population.
"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." -- Mark Twain