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A Visit with the Gender-Studies Folks

I was recently invited to be apart of a gender-studies forum at a university up in Denver. I love these invitations because it allows the opportunity to mix with others who see the world a good bit differently. I wrote up some reflections on the experience over at Boundless.

Many things strike me about the gender-studies crowd, but one thing that is so obvious is that, as an “academic” discipline, they sure just make it up as they go along. And they are far more at odds with any current science than anything you will get from any religion department. There seems to be more evidence for Bigfoot than there is for the basic assumptions these folks operate under.

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