S.O.D. #5: Vegan Banknotes

Stupidity reached a new high as some vegan extremists protested against the plastic new English five-pound banknote, which contains minute amounts of tallow: “The new £5 notes contain animal fat in the form of tallow. This is unacceptable to millions of vegans & vegetarians in the UK. We demand that you cease to use animal … Continue reading S.O.D. #5: Vegan Banknotes

Advertisements

S.O.D. #4: Tillbaka till framtiden med Fredric Karén

Svenska Digest1 ger exempel på fem artiklar ur dess arkiv, som påstås vara pressetiska klaverklamp. Men ingenting tyder på att detta skulle vara sant. Tvärtom har man medvetet valt artiklar som när de publicerades var fullkomligt normala, alldagliga och etiskt acceptabla: ”ett exempel på det [...] språkbruk som fanns i svensk press vid den här … Continue reading S.O.D. #4: Tillbaka till framtiden med Fredric Karén

Libsplaining

A new word, libsplaining, could perhaps be used to more efficiently counter the horrible, horrible tendency in our time to falsely portray absolutely rational, traditional, correct, practical and to-the-point stances as racist, phobic, aggressive, fascist, supremacist etc.? It would, then, denote a special class of expressions of the Dunning–Kruger effect. See also: The Ostrich Parasitic … Continue reading Libsplaining