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May I add that in Spain this post of Kos will come through as remarkably left-wing and pro-women... I guess there is some kind of perception difference..

In my everyday life disregarding violence problems when you are focusing on another issue is quite common.. It seems that in the US left is slighlty different and not paying attention to the issue when it appears even colaterally is considereing extremelly wrong. Am I right?

It is interesting to see the difference in perception.. I would say the same thing but elevated to Nth power happens with racist issues in Spain.

Given my knwoledge around I think Kos will not apologize but he may may sensible and specifically clarify that gender-absed violence was not the point of the post. He of course may act as (almost) every other spaniard ... I dunno.

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I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Sun Apr 15th, 2007 at 03:08:54 PM EST
... that has raised hackles, its the equating of women's experience online with his experience, and then since he can take it, so should they.

He would have been on a much safer tack if he had simply not considered the issue, than in his strategy of engaging in idle speculation about what was going on and then dismissing it on the basis of his idle speculation.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Mon Apr 16th, 2007 at 12:05:28 AM EST
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