With graduations (and faculty promotion and tenure season) just past, an oldie but a goodie: why God can’t earn tenure:
1. He published only one book.
2. It was in Hebrew.
3. It had no references.
4. He did not publish it in refereed journals.
5. There is significant doubt He wrote it…
PRESIDENT OBAMA, giving the commencement speech at Morehouse College (via CBS News)
I might have reblogged this already but it’s so good I don’t care.
Kyriarchy in action.
Also the study where they had women and men talking in a discussion and when women spoke around 30% of the time, men perceived them as dominating the discussion. They didn’t consider it “equal” until something like 5-10% of women talking.
Voila. A beautiful example of why fighting for equality becomes a gross exaggeration in the eyes of the oppressors.
I’m planning my wedding and basically being told that if I don’t take my fiance’s last name, people will judge me… . I don’t know what to do. I’m feeling the pressure from all sides, including from my fiance. I don’t want to make my name longer and I don’t want to be Dr. _____ someday when I had always dreamed of having my family name. And my name just sounds better. -____-