Posted: Jul 06, 2011 5:34 am
by quixotecoyote
PZ Myer's about the only one to get a thumbs up, however. Dawkins, Watson, and most of the people on the sidelines are fairly worked up and intentionally or unintentionally misrepresenting each other's views past the point of reasonable conversation (or just being weird).


Dawkins implies that we should be viewing this in comparison to Islamic repression and says that he sees no wrong behaviors in the original story. ... nt-4309418

McCreight declares Dawkins blinded by male privilege and implies that we could be viewing the elevator conversation similarly to racial and sexist slurs. ... ge-is.html

Rebecca goes with a similar approach: "Richard Dawkins believes I should be a good girl and just shut up about being sexually objectified because it doesn’t bother him. Thanks, wealthy old heterosexual white man!

The whole things a tempest in a teapot, as the initial video by Rebecca wasn't bad, but the reactions and counter-reactions show a lot of people at their worst.