Annals of hilarious ambiguity

When reading a post titled “‘Feminist’ Study: Objective Truth, Scientific Method Are Sexist”, if you encounter a link labeled, “Black students fight against integration,” what is your default interpretation? The replicability issues surrounding priming effects notwithstanding, the post primed me to imagine a militant group of black students who for some reason oppose a certain class of positive linear functionals. It turns out that the link is to a story of POCs “not want[ing] to live with any white folks” — something we’ve covered in the past. Riesz and Markov have been saved from defenestration this time, and Kakutani might even be able to cash in some minority points.


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