“Back in my day, women didn't get paid as much as a man for doing the same job!” Phrases like that, from the mouths of Grandmas, should be laughable. Yet as a modern woman, I complain about the same social injustices today even though John F. Kennedy passed The Equal Pay Act fifty years ago.
It's become somewhat of a hobby of mine to scour the internet for articles regarding Millennials. Generation X seems to think we're terrible people, and in the past few years I feel like we've really begun to fight back. It's fashionable for our parent's generation to call Generation Y “selfish ...
"Liberals point the finger at conservatives, but I happen to know plenty of self-described progressives who put faith in junk science because it fits their world view. It would benefit everyone if we all tried to be more open-minded and aware of our defense mechanisms. "
Lately I've been frustrated by the selective way people seem to use science. At first I thought it was just politics getting in the way of logical reasoning, but this explanation only goes so far. How can someone use science to justify one belief while ignoring it completely regarding another?