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Professional Darwinism: Update to OP on p.74

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BabyMama:

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--- Quote from: ladyknight1 on September 19, 2013, 06:22:53 PM ---We had a fringe group in elaborate robes that would set up pedestals near our math building and then preach about how America (where we are) is full of terrible, selfish ungodly people and how women shouldn't be allowed to go to college or get jobs. Women should be married out of high school and stay at home the rest of their lives taking care of the house and children.

This was in 2011.  :o

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Nutcases still abound.
http://www.fixthefamily.com/blog/6-reasons-to-not-send-your-daughter-to-college


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Darn. I suppose it's too late to ask my husband that ever-important first date question: "Do you plan on becoming disabled, unfaithful, or DEAD any time in the future, ever?"
W.O.W.com

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Midnight Kitty:

--- Quote ---Darn. I suppose it's too late to ask my husband that ever-important first date question: "Do you plan on becoming disabled, unfaithful, or DEAD any time in the future, ever?"
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I guess it's a good thing I went to college and earned that engineering degree since my body never conceived a child and my husband was disabled before our 5th anniversary.  I have supported the household since and we are comfortable - not rich, but not shopping at the Food Bank either.

I work for the government, so there are rules which (mostly) prevent discrimination against women in hiring and promotions.  Almost half the engineers I work with are women and nearly a quarter of the chiefs are women, too.

My SIL is a devout Catholic.  She has a doctorate and she's brilliant.  They only have one child and she works part-time.  They could (& have in the past) rent out a room in their Starter Mansion or move to a smaller house in a less prestigious neighborhood to avoid her needing the income from her part-time job, but she has choices because she uses the brain that the Diety gave her to take care of her family.

carimwc:

--- Quote from: jmarvellous on September 25, 2013, 03:24:01 PM ---There's a guy whose 'find me a girlfriend' site has gone absolutely viral in the past few days because it's full of offensive content, awkwardness, bravado, grossness, etc. All the things you'd put in a FAKE dating profile if you wanted to troll the whole Internet.

Now, I get why people are laughing at this guy ... but a friend of mine had to file a police report (I forget whether it escalated to a restraining order or not) against him at one point a few years ago. I even witnessed some of his stalking behavior, and saw him go through an online breakdown or something like it, posting wild and weird youtube videos all day and night. He's a through-and-through creep, probably with some additional issues that could use some professional assistance. He's not someone to even joke with because of these issues. So it rather burns me up that he's getting any attention whatsoever (even as I totally get it).

Why's this on the professional darwinism thread, you ask? Obviously, this guy's employer found out about his latest exploits. He's been suspended.

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The police report thing is true? He is doing an AMA on Reddit and that was brought up, but he blew it off. One of the local radio stations had him on, so he's not even being cautious about the whole thing. I'm not surprised he was suspended. I heard he was in the legal department at a call center, so there may be a whole covering their assets deal happening there.

#borecore:

--- Quote from: carimwc on September 26, 2013, 12:58:57 PM ---
--- Quote from: jmarvellous on September 25, 2013, 03:24:01 PM ---There's a guy whose 'find me a girlfriend' site has gone absolutely viral in the past few days because it's full of offensive content, awkwardness, bravado, grossness, etc. All the things you'd put in a FAKE dating profile if you wanted to troll the whole Internet.

Now, I get why people are laughing at this guy ... but a friend of mine had to file a police report (I forget whether it escalated to a restraining order or not) against him at one point a few years ago. I even witnessed some of his stalking behavior, and saw him go through an online breakdown or something like it, posting wild and weird youtube videos all day and night. He's a through-and-through creep, probably with some additional issues that could use some professional assistance. He's not someone to even joke with because of these issues. So it rather burns me up that he's getting any attention whatsoever (even as I totally get it).

Why's this on the professional darwinism thread, you ask? Obviously, this guy's employer found out about his latest exploits. He's been suspended.

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The police report thing is true? He is doing an AMA on Reddit and that was brought up, but he blew it off. One of the local radio stations had him on, so he's not even being cautious about the whole thing. I'm not surprised he was suspended. I heard he was in the legal department at a call center, so there may be a whole covering their assets deal happening there.

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Yep, as long as the friend (who I trust) is telling the truth (and was telling it back when). She was pretty freaked out at the time, but she is somewhere halfway between angry and amused right now.

Hillia:
I had posted awhile before about a group of women at DH's workplace who were ganging up on a new hire, including such junior high tricks as leaving a stuffed hippo at her workstation  ::).  One of the ringleaders was fired this week.  Seems she was written up twice last year for the same thing, and warned that one more incident would result in her termination.  She got a new manager this year and five or six more warnings, but the ax finally fell this week and she was escorted out, with much drama and hysteria on her part.  Her sister, who also works there, is stomping around with a black look griping about how unfair it all is. 

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