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by malvolio
Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 40090

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

Hi again, thanks for responding. Try watching McGraw's video. She rebutted the idea that Men shouldn't approach women in elevators as some kind of objective feminist no no. It wasn't a disagreement, it was a rebuttal. A rebuttal that this is a feminist issue and that the man's behaviour is up there ...
by malvolio
Sun Jul 10, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 40090

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

Hi bipedalhumanoid some instant thoughts... Stef McGraw Rebuts RW Disagreeing is not rebutting. You can't rebut someone else's experience. By your reasoning, Dawkins is part of the fallout. Yes. It all looks like fallout, rather than any attempt from McGraw onwards to understand what Rebecca was fee...
by malvolio
Sun Jul 10, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 40090

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

Hi Beebub, thanks for your response. I agree that this seems the only sensible discussion, which is why I chose to post here - I'd seen the bloodbath elsewhere, reminded me of Culloden! I didn't address "Rebecca's behaviour in the face of criticism" because I think that's part of the fall-out, the d...
by malvolio
Sun Jul 10, 2011 12:23 am
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins
Replies: 111
Views: 40090

Re: Rebecca Watson v. Richard Dawkins

I happened across this debate accidentally tonight, taken several hours to wade through it all. Seems to me the point is to take seriously what people tell you about their experience, and to use as much empathy as you can muster to try to understand what they're telling you. This applies to the elev...