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Wed Apr 3, 2019, 11:30 AM

"MeToo founder says the movement has become 'unrecognisable'"

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/11/30/metoo-founder-says-movement-has-become-unrecognisable/

I think we all need to read this. It's a good article and I don't want to pick and choose but leave it up to the reader to get what they will out of it.

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nycbos Apr 2019 #1
no_hypocrisy Apr 2019 #2

Response to GemDigger (Original post)

Wed Apr 3, 2019, 11:35 AM

1. I found it troubling when Harvard students were harassing a member...

... of the law school faculty for agreeing to represent Harvey Weinstein.

One of the forest principles of this country is that everyone is entitled to their day in court.


You can think that Weinstein is a scumbag and still stand for the constitutional right of a fair trial.

Those two view points are contradictory.

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Wed Apr 3, 2019, 11:41 AM

2. Reminds me of John Irving's "Garp",

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specifically the women's movement named after a girl who was raped and had her tongue mutilated so she couldn't tell what happened: the Ellen Jamesians. The original aim was noble but the purpose diffracts and degenerated, leading to the destruction of lives.

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