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October 18, 2013
by sarcozona

sexual harassment in Academia is symptomatic of the larger-scale dysfunctionalities between the sexes in our culture, and any address of them must be grounded in the fundamental tenets of women’s liberation

from Hope Jahren

October 16, 2013
by sarcozona
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A few good hours

Lately my migraines are rarely terrible, soul-crushingly painful events. But I am almost never completely pain or symptom free. Yesterday was the first day in weeks that I had a solid chunk of time with no migraine symptoms. I wrote … Continue reading

Stuff worth reading

The Fallacy of Success That book won’t help you

Listen to a brain seizure turned into music Lovely and intimate view of our brains misbehaving

What’s Ailing Bad software fucking up policy

Finding Out You’re a Sexist, Misogynistic, Homophobic, Classist, Racist Asshole and Hypocrite — about work — Medium

Shutdown coverage fails Americans All my relatives who rely on (non-cable) tv news and local papers think the shutdown is at least equally the Democrats’ fault.

For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov Read more (good) fiction

Permission To Play Devil’s Advocate Denied When someone says they want to play devil’s advocate, it’s time to find someone else to talk to

from gimmepizzauoldtroll. If you haven’t read The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, you should probably go do that now

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