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School Sucks is a podcast, call-in show, You Tube channel, & web community promoting real education and rooting out indoctrination.
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452: Christina Hoff Sommers - College "Fainting Couch" Feminism vs. "Freedom" Feminism
3 days ago
This episode is a supplement to our current "Sex-Ed" series. Christina Hoff Sommers is a former philosophy professor who now works as a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is the author of several books including Who Stole Feminism, The War Against Boys, and Freedom Feminism. She has a YouTube channel called "The Factual Feminist."
- I think the experiences I've had in the last year or so have led to an overly hostile and simplistic view of both academia and feminism.
-It's not feminism and it's not academia. The problem is where these two worlds collide - academic authoritarianism
- What is feminism to Christina?
- Responsibility for uncomfortable emotions
- The human need for safety, tragically expressed
- EQUALITY VS EQUITY
- Feminism's CLASSICAL LIBERAL ORIGINS
- 3 decades of specious research coming out of gender studies?
they believe they are objective, any dissent is the ideology
- Tragedy Collecting: how the culture or environment of academia contributes to this problem
- The war Against Boys - pathologizing boy behavior - school creates problems
- Are children generally hurt by gendered play
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Rated 5 out of
to do a Southern Al Pacino....
This podcast has been permanently in my top 3 since I found it a couple of years ago. Educational, Entertaining, Funny, Useful and worth listening to many episodes multiple times. Brett is my favourite podcast host for his intelligence, open and well balanced position and thinking on things, his sense of humour, communication and production skills. Last but not least his mini 'Impressions' tutorials are priceless
Date published: 2014-08-05