[Haskell-cafe] Re: Are there any female Haskellers?
mithrandi at mithrandi.net
Wed Mar 31 08:37:51 EDT 2010
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 4:48 PM, Steve Schafer <steve at fenestra.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:38:49 -0700, you wrote:
>> * The difference between genders is smaller than the difference between
> If only people would understand and accept the near-universality of
> "The difference between <any group you want to discriminate against> and
> <any group you want to discriminate in favor of> is smaller than the
> difference between individuals."
Oh, come now, "near-universality"? There are millions of obvious
counter-examples. (For example, the difference in running ability
between people who are paralyzed from the neck down, and people who
aren't, should be readily apparent.) I like the spirit of your idea,
but let's be realistic here.
mithrandi, i Ainil en-Balandor, a faer Ambar
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