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Sunday, February 20, 2005

Reminder in the brouhaha at Harvard

Today is becoming a day of reminders. The ruckus at Harvard over President Larry Summers' remarks about women and aptitude for science and engineering offers two reminders:
  1. the people who live inside mentalit├ęs are the least well-positioned to perceive them; and
  2. sexism still doesn't carry quite the social stigma that racism does.

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