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:
This is of course preposterous. Few people identify as men’s rights activists, and of all the fields men’s rights activists would attempt to control, the tech community seems the least likely.
So why are so many news outlets publishing articles with this theme? This is happening primarily because James Damore revealed a stark truth about the tech industry: women are given jobs based on their sex, not their skill.
James Damore is the former Google engineer who wrote the infamous 10-page memo Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber. He explained in the memo that identity politics controlls Google’s hiring and business practices, resulting in a host of problems, and creating an environment that ironically stifles diversity. Most specifically, he criticized the left-leaning agenda and anti-conservative attitude at Google. He noted: Continue reading