Date: 2009-09-04 08:05 am (UTC)
whump: (shrill)
From: [personal profile] whump
As a talking squid from outer space, I think it's more nuanced than what she says.

Date: 2009-09-04 09:04 am (UTC)
heron61: (Default)
From: [personal profile] heron61
Wow. In any case, I often wonder if the entire discipine of evo psych has any real existence as anything other than a method for bigots to attempt to justify cultural stereotypes about gender, sexual preference, and occasionally race with exceedingly dubious science.

Date: 2009-09-04 11:57 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] asim
OHMARGARETATWOODNO.
I got to the sentence about "based in evolutionary science," read it, and wept. As someone who went for a Psych minor and who studied Evolution in college her theory is...well, it's pretty standard "pop evolution" claptrap.

Date: 2009-09-04 02:42 pm (UTC)
lavendertook: (feral)
From: [personal profile] lavendertook
I don't see no stinkin' socks. But I bet you could see mushrooms with the stuff she's smoking.

Date: 2009-09-04 02:50 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] vito_excalibur
You forgot to mention the bit where she says "You could tell The Handmaid's Tale from a male point of view. People have mistakenly felt that the women are oppressed..."

WHUT.

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