Bitches are Assholes

“When a man is assertive, he's called an alpha-male/boss/winner. When a woman is assertive, she's called a bitch.” I have been seeing riffs on this notion for years, and its lack of nuance is pesky for me. To be clear: I have no doubt that the invective is unfairly applied to many appropriately assertive women. … Continue reading Bitches are Assholes

Passive Aggression is Underrated

Communication is in trouble these days in the Anglo world. Public discourse is a sewer. The problem is that confrontational people (assholes) want confrontation. They crave it like a drug. So how to fight these toilet people who flush their shit into our life, without giving them precisely what they want? With passive aggression, that's … Continue reading Passive Aggression is Underrated