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Emily @equipoise ?

active 3 years ago
  • Emily commented on the blog post Three women working towards equality win the Nobel Peace Prize   3 years ago · View

    The Nobel committee definitely awards prizes to people working in a very specific sub-specialty, as you point out. But “equality” or “human rights in some specific country” aren’t specific sub-specialities! In fact, those are such vague themes that they describe almost EVERY Nobel Peace Prize winner. And although the Peace Prize has often been awarded [...]

  • Emily commented on the blog post Three women working towards equality win the Nobel Peace Prize   3 years ago · View

    On the one hand — great. All three women clearly deserve it. On the other hand — didn’t they each deserve it as INDIVIDUALS? Perhaps on two or three consecutive years? The Nobel committee doesn’t tend to lump men together because they all, y’know, advanced men. These women are from two different countries, doing different [...]

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