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by Mavketl
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0385: "How It Works"
Replies: 830
Views: 150159

Re: "How It Works" Discussion

Not to speak in Quixotess's or Belial's place, but I think the problem lies in "This is not expected of women (by society), because I and most men (I know) don't expect women to be underweight". Thereby implying that a woman is "like a woman should be" when she meets the require...
by Mavketl
Thu Feb 21, 2008 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0385: "How It Works"
Replies: 830
Views: 150159

Re: "How It Works" Discussion

I still don't get it. From what I read, Zahlman is proclaiming disagreement with the idea that women need to be thin. So, Zahlman isn't allowed to say "women are not expected to be thin" because he is not the authority when it comes to what society expects of women? Heaven forbid that som...
by Mavketl
Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2348501

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hello, I'm Mavketl (or Mav). I'm currently doing my masters (grad school, postgrad school, master's degree, all the same thing according to wiki) in social psychology and in philosophy (focused on social and political philosophy). Which makes me an outcast among all my nerd 'Oh me yarm hard science ...

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