biogeo commented on the post, Quickies: Girls and science, the right to restrooms, and no one wants Julien Blanc in their country, on the site Skepchick 3 years, 11 months ago
I have heard a version of this idea in which American colonists on the Great Plains were explicitly encouraged to overhunt bison in order to deprive the Plains Indians of their major food resource. I don’t know if it’s true; one thing that makes me doubt it is that the dominant belief in 19th century America seems to have been that natural…[Read more]
Jack99 commented on the post, Quickies: Women Leaving Engineering, Fergusen, and a Star Trek Writer’s Response to a Homophobe, on the site Skepchick 4 years, 3 months ago
@mrmisconception Great rant! Fully agree.
Interesting to see what real soldiers think about the military gear and tactics used at Ferguson
My old man was a young Lieutenant in the Occupation forces in Germany soon after WW2. In an immobilised armoured car surrounded by a rioting crowd of…[Read more]