The Infectious Myth – Free Speech, Sex and Power – 11.28.17

David talks about the free speech kerfuffle in Canada where merely showing a debate about non-binary-gender pronouns resulted in a teaching assistant at Laurier University being dragged into an interrogation worthy of the gestapo. David asks if there is a middle ground on this issue, between everyone choosing their own pronoun, and sticking with just ‘he’ and ‘she’. Following that, David reviews the book “Crash Override” which touches on issues of sexual harassment and gender. And finally, some thoughts on the current wave of sexual harassment allegations.

You can hear the controversial meeting involving Lindsay Shepherd, and read an annotated transcript here:

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