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by leo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 39846

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

Pheobe Prince was on the wrong side of Rebecca Watson types. This isn't a Feminist issue. This is a Bullying issue. And yes, rich, white, male, heterosexuals can be bullied.
by leo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 39846

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

To me, gloating on Twitter in that way sounds more like a defense mechanism, like she's trying to shrug it off and act like she's not fazed by what's happening, like it's all fun and games. So why is she going out of her way to claim to be phazed by what's happening? For the Richard Dawkins part, m...
by leo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 39846

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

Ygearn, thank you for articulating what I could not. In my mind, this is the key point. In addition, Rebecca Watson appears to be rather enjoying this. Apart from her gloating on Twitter that she now has a billion followers thanks to this, "SCORE!"; she has now decided to take Dawkins head-on, encou...
by leo
Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 39846

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

I have to say this whole incident has made me feel very uncomfortable as a female in the "skeptic" community. (Lazy username choice - I'm female) In the past I have always felt equal in the skeptic community. It has been a place that gender is not an issue. Arguments are evaluated logically. I reall...
by leo
Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: RTÉ'S Greatest Irish Person
Replies: 24
Views: 6483

Re: RTÉ'S Greatest Irish Person

Just looking at some of the names mentioned above. It's an impressive list. Shame that they are not all household names considering the scale of their achievements.

George Stokes is another. He is responsible for Stokes' Law and Stokes parameters.