• GoogleUser posted a new activity comment 5 years, 8 months ago

    Would be nice if this brilliant post leads to some self-awareness on Dawkins’ part. He really needs to think about his privileges and how they have thwarted his ability to empathize with folks who don’t look like him.

    Basically, his “Dear Muslima” letter was a big shut-the-hell-up to Western women. It was a full display of his tone deafness.

    • It also ignored the simple fact that, while yes, women in Muslim countries (and really probably in all theocracies) have it worse, that doesn’t excuse hitting on a woman right after she said she doesn’t feel comfortable being hit on. Not assuming you’re at a singles mixer takes no effort, really. (Unlike rearranging an entire society to more…[Read more]