Thursday, February 28, 2013

even more about niceness—and a little about bell hooks

it's all one thing: a few thoughts about niceness, in general and in politics

The political part obviously applies to SJWs, but there's a little bit about Bell Hooks in the second section that applies to them, too.

No, I don't always lower-case her name. If they didn't love her, warriors would call her a special snowflake for her insistance that the conventions of nomenclature should not apply to her. It is nice to call people what they like to be called, but it's also nice to write sentences in a way that they'll be easily understood. So when capitalization enhances clarity, be nice and capitalize.