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Mon Jan 16, 2012, 01:42 AM

133. Yes, as sexist is defined in adjective form.

No, as a remark that would define someone as a sexist (noun).

If a man thought I was a man because I posted detailed mechanics of a safety blitz, the remark would be sexist (adjective). But I would not consider him a sexist (noun). Most women are simply not socialized into the culture of football and would not know what a safety blitz is, and that's a fact, and it would be reasonable for most men to expect that a woman would not know what a safety blitz is.

If a man thought I was a man because I posted about the probability amplitude of position, I would consider him a sexist. (Houston, we have a problem. Intelligence is not primarily relative to socialization. So if a man believed that I was male simply because I was intelligent or could think logically, he would, IMO, probably be a sexist because he is indicating that he does not believe females have the capacity for intelligence, or the ability to think logically.

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