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Submission + - Let science be science (thebulletin.org)

Dan Drollette writes: On April 22, a young particle physicist will be in Washington, DC, to be part of the March for Science. She explains why marchers should not have to worry about appearing as another special-interest group.

Submission + - Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds

PvtVoid writes: Jeopardy champion Arthur Chu pens a heartfelt takedown of misogyny in nerd culture:

What the fuck is wrong with us?

How much longer are we going to be in denial that there’s a thing called “rape culture” and we ought to do something about it?

[...]

To paraphrase the great John Oliver, listen up, fellow self-pitying nerd boys—we are not the victims here. We are not the underdogs. We are not the ones who have our ownership over our bodies and our emotions stepped on constantly by other people’s entitlement. We’re not the ones where one out of six of us will have someone violently attempt to take control of our bodies in our lifetimes.

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