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Re: Pigment Or Bacteria? The Idea Of 'Color' In Fossil Feathers Gets A Rethink

On Fri, Mar 07, 2014 at 02:47:22PM +1000, Caitlin Syme wrote:
> Someone¹s physical appearance is not related to their academic ability.
> You wouldn¹t have made those comments if you were discussing a male
> author. It was sexist and inappropriate for the mailing list.

That I am less certain of that bacteria as mesosomes, but ones physical 
apearence and gender does have an affect on their social
promotion, sex apeal, salesmanship and their ability to get themselves
onto a discovery chanel docudramas, even with a thin resume...

That  being said, it is hard to take a feminist rant seriously from a
girl with rainbow dyed hair on her professional pages and presentations.

OK rant away now... you have all the next rounds in this flamefest
without my replying.


> On 7/03/2014 2:29 pm, "Ruben" <ruben@mrbrklyn.com> wrote:
> >On 03/06/2014 11:14 PM, Caitlin Syme wrote:
> >> While I appreciate your critique of the paper, the follow-up comment was
> >> sexist and not appropriate.
> >
> >When she is on Cable TV she won't really care any more than Alice
> >Roberts did when she changed her hair color during episodes and swam
> >naked in living rivers.
> >
> >You can make a decent list now of very attractive female Paleontologists.

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