It happens every day. In fact, it is pretty hard to avoid it. There are some things that can only be understood with a slap on the forehead. Things so mind-boggling that one wonders how humans managed to evolve thumbs while being this mentally inept. Case in point:
I consider this to be yet another example of feminists’ continued effort to ironically undermine their own goals by proving their immaturity. Here is the explanation for this stupidity:
The National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Campaign announced the clapping “ban” at the West Midlands conference on Twitter Tuesday, shortly after receiving a request from the Oxford University Women’s Campaign.
“@nuswomcam please can we ask people to stop clapping but do feminist jazz hands? it’s triggering some peoples’ anxiety. thank you!” Oxford representatives wrote.
Within five minutes, NUS tweeted: “Some delegates are requesting that we move to jazz hands rather than clapping, as it’s triggering anxiety. Please be mindful! #nuswomen15.”
I am curious: how are “feminist” jazz hands different the the typical ones? Do the feminist jazz hands have vaginas in the palms à la Vampire Hunter D? ( I am just asking questions.)
Setting that aside, let us find out how clapping is triggering. Continue reading