The book, Men Who Hate Women, written by Laura Bates, sets the bar low when it comes to defining what hate is. Any disagreement with feminist orthodoxy; or any men’s rights advocacy, is sufficient evidence. As a result, people who manifestly do not hate women are sucked into her divisive narrative. Examples include Warren Farrell,… Continue reading Women Who Hate Women?
Laura Bates is the author of the toxic book Men Who Hate Women. As I have said in previous posts, this book tells us more about the state of Laura’s mind than it does about the relations between men and women. The book is almost totally devoid of balance and nuance and lumps together all… Continue reading Laura Bates: the missing chapter (2)
Laura Bates is the author of a toxic and divisive book “Men Who Hate Women’. The book tells us much about Laura, her love of confirmation bias, and her disregard for nuance and normal standards of fact-checking. The book tells us nothing useful about relations between men and women. Nonetheless, it has received favourable reviews… Continue reading Laura Bates – the missing chapter
Laura Bates appears to believe that misogyny permeates society and the framework in which this operates is an invisible one – the patriarchy. The evidence for this is unverified ‘lived experience’ of women and even then, only ‘lived experience’ that conforms with feminist liturgy. The problems with ‘lived experience’ rather than empirical evidence will be… Continue reading Laura Bates and pervasive misogyny
Laura Bates is something of a media celebrity and the author of books including Everyday Sexism and Men Who Hate Women. She is guaranteed uncritical acceptance on daytime TV and I have yet to see her asked a remotely challenging question. That is a pity because her most recent book, at least, is ‘full of… Continue reading Laura Bates and the axis of radicalisation
It might seem a little strange to connect Laura Bates, the author of polemics such as Men Who Hate Women, with Euclid of Alexandria one of the founders of geometry. Well, it is strange, but I am going to do it anyway. Euclid formulated a series of geometric postulates from which useful mathematics can be… Continue reading Laura Bates and Euclid