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This great stuff. I have explained for a while that gender on its own makes sense. It simply means category: male or female. Gender expression are social stereotypes. The same people who are insisting they should be recognized are obsessed with reducing others to stereotypes.

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Jan 3Liked by Free Black Thought

Dr. Jones is an excellent educator and students deserve to have someone like her teaching them to think. When did our society stop valuing critical thinking skills?

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Jan 3Liked by Free Black Thought

Thanks for yet another insightful interview! Dr. Jones, I'm really sorry you got such a raw deal.

Thanks also for making me aware of Christopher's Dummit's mea culpa. I'm reading it now!

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Jan 8Liked by Free Black Thought

This is insane: that a committed professor, a black woman who excels in her field and is invested in student learning and in teaching them critical thinking, can become the target of a student "revolution" whose lofty goal is to have her removed forever from academia, have her impoverished, in fact, and made unhappy by not being able to practice her vocation... Comparisons with China's cultural revolution are only an exaggeration in degree. Thank you, Dr. Brown, for refusing to take the back seat in the bus of compelled speech and groupthink.

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Feb 25Liked by Free Black Thought

What a great teacher she seems to me to be. What courage she has, but as she noted, she has lots of good examples available to her from her knowledge of history.

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