This week we discuss BRAVE women, the recent events in and reaction to Charlottesville, when and when NOT to call women brave, and how to be a little kinder to each other. Here are some of the things we reference: 

Paradox of tolerance - Wikipedia

The paradox of tolerance, first described by Karl Popper in 1945, is a decision theory paradox. The paradox states that if a society is tolerant without limit, their ability to be tolerant will eventually be seized or destroyed by the intolerant.

'Virtue Signaling' Isn't the Problem. Not Believing One Another Is.

There is a clear implication here: Nobody could really care very much about any of these things, except insofar as it allows them to appear virtuous. No one cares about Afghan girls or distant tanker fires; no one is that concerned about America's poor.

Ellen Pao: This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley

In December 2010, Sheryl Sandberg gave a talk about women's leadership in which she mentioned "sitting at the table." Women, she said, have to pull up a chair and sit at the conference-room table rather than clinging to the edges of the room, "because no one gets to the corner office by sitting on the side."

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