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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Should we stop punching nerds?

In a December 14 comment on his blog, Scott Aaronson¬†confessed that the idea that he gains privilege from being a man feels ‘alien to his lived experience’. Generalizing from his own story, Aaronson suggested that it makes more sense to think of shy nerdy males as a disprivileged group than as a privileged one, because …

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