Quickies: Scientist throws temper tantrum about immigrants, Pope Francis is not that cool, and humorless feminists
- Scientists says researchers in immigrant-friendly nations can’t use his software – “Treefinder has been used in hundreds of scientific papers to build phylogenetic trees, diagrams showing the most likely evolutionary relationship of various species, from sequence data. Although the change in the license may be a nuisance for some researchers, the program is far from irreplaceable.” From Mary.
- Maybe slow your “Cool Pope” roll”: Pope Francis met with marriage equality opponent Kim Davis – “Davis says the Vatican reached out to her several weeks prior to Francis’ visit to arrange a meeting. While in D.C., Davis—who has had 4 (tragically heterosexual) marriages herself—also received a Cost of Discipleship award at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit on Friday night.”
- What dangerous men taught me about being a woman – “Early in my transition, I welcomed attention from men on the street — until I quickly learned that too much of it could jeopardize my life.” CN: Street harassment.
- Humorless feminists – Truly a scourge.
Pope Francis is your standard #YourFaveIsProblematic. He’s hardly unique in that regard.
Can we add canonizing Serra to the list? (Cue a million “Serra’s no angel” jokes.)
Yes, that and talking about income inequality while literally sitting on a throne of gold without bursting into flames from all the irony.
Perhaps divine intervention really does exist.
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