Sorry for not answering earlier. I tend to stay off the grid 3 days a
week and spend that time writing non-stop.
Just saying - thanks for seeing what it was I was actually saying ;-)
wishing you well.
> Hey Marc, no sweat, that's how I - for one - read it completely; and I
> really don't understand how anyone could be insulted by such an incredibly
> generous list. Clearly, we're not looking here for an ultimate and newly
> objective 'map', that's the whole point! We're looking more for an
> approach and awareness, of different partialities, and how to robustly
> tilt them......
> Thanks for the hour, and hours, you put in :)
> marc garrett wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I just wanted to respond to those surprised I did not included them in
> > the list.
> > Well, of course I'm going to miss out names and you're missing the
> > point. It's an example not a literal replacement.
> > I spent an hour of my time compiling the selected 'female' names to
> > highlight how extensive this issue is.
> > We need to change this not by compiling lists (it's a start) but by
> > challenging our own compliance allowing it to happen. It misrepresents
> > our culture and practice and we should be embarrassed if we let it
> go on.
> > When ever women and working class people, are viewed through the usual
> > protocols and defaults of the patriarchal gaze of an 'assumed'
> > objectivity. It implements a mythology via processes of non-inclusion.
> > This enhances the condition to further introduce the idea of women and
> > others not included as subordinates rather than as being part of the
> > whole story.
> > Recognizing this condition is the start of being conscious of it.
> > Critiquing this repeated behaviour demands another level of engagement.
> > To borrow a phrase from Haraway, it would have to be "a feminist voice;
> > it is also a whisper of humanism".
> > Wishing you well.
> > marc
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