That's all free as well! So before you say anything about her—good or bad—remember that you are evaluating a person based on their private diary that was published without permission. For the past couple of decades with Sex Ed and media from movies to tv to books, sex has been moved from the moral to a recreational social past time, a healthy natural thing to do. A few months after that, published an article discussing this incident in the context of Duke's culture as well as binge drinking by women. Well, basically all of the guys in the PowerPoint are Duke athletes. Remember, with great powerpoints comes great responsibility. The libbers running the show are all old ladies now, and no doubt, regret many of their stances back 30 yrs ago. So during a long plane flight I wrote out my basic thoughts: 1.
There are no more rules. Their offline reputations — especially those at the bottom of the rankings — are not. It was built on the premise that the dubious pleasures of what is today called the drunken hookup were not for you to sample. Not our finest moment, either for Karen or her male variants. Karen is single-handedly giving that girl stumbling down the steps of your dormitory at noon with someone else's socks on a better name. The two talk, and he makes a bold move, inviting her into his compartment to drink some whiskey with him, and she feels the old self-loathing begin to rise: She felt bitterly angry with the man for having exposed her—so early—to this supreme test of femininity, a test she was bound to fail, since she would either go into the compartment, not wanting to and he would know this and feel contempt for her malleability , or she would stay out of the compartment, wanting to have gone in and he would know this, too, and feel contempt for her timidity.
Most of the presentations and slideshows on PowerShow. You can find it , being discussed in all kinds of major news outlets. If you want a quick breakdown of the facts,. As opposed to my original jealously that there were mass hook-ups going on at Duke, I have completely changed my mind. She deleted or blocked all of her social networking accounts. I understand that college gives most young adults a new kind of freedom. And, in the age of the Internet, private information has a friction-free way of getting online.
The institutions have it within their power to change the situation, but only by exerting the long-dead patriarchal approach, with parietals and curfews—something that no elite institution will touch, because the old system was inherently sexist. He ascertained quickly that sexual aggression—not just in the act of sex, but in the way a man can choose to treat women, verbally and emotionally—is a force to which a huge number of educated, liberated young women are deeply attracted. I realized she was no longer warning young women away from unwise behavior. And it's , generating volumes of discussion, flames, trolls, and even pieces of cogent criticism. Don't worry -- it'll be perfect for the memoir! Imagine having been so young and so hopeful, being used sexually and then held in such contempt that rather than see you again, a young man leaves your jewelry outside his building, where anyone could come along and take it.
Karen has none of that. The subjects' social prominence as students has helped make this an even bigger deal. Crucial to his technique is the titanic amount of alcohol he and his potential partners consume before the hookup, a transaction that often includes not just having sex, but also vomiting copiously and then passing out near or sometimes in the effulgence. I hear that she has gone into hiding as of this morning when this was leaked. Is Karen Owen the feminist panacea? I urge you to read it at once! There are lots of athletes on the list, including many players from Duke's lacrosse team, whose behavior has come under scrutiny in the past, though they were cleared of wrongdoing.
So, too, the young women of today, including this Duke student. It was not only an attempt to distance sorority life from the antics of someone like Karen Owen, it served to underscore the disdain that the actual Karen Owen seems to have engendered in her fellow students, whose closed social system offered her no safe harbor. I am twenty years older than Owen, but she inspires me to be brave, take risks, and let my creativity get the best of me. There is truly something for everyone! After reading about all of Karen's entries, it's easy to see why. Consider the firestorm that arose when a went viral. The latest story is jaw-dropping even for the Blue Devils. The faux dissertation attracted additional attention because some of the men whom Owen ranked were from the , and there was an a few years prior.
Kerner noted that a double standard may be at play. Those forty-two powerpoint slides of photos, detailed descriptions of encounters, text message exchanges, and graphs really changed my life! What rotten luck that the first true daughter of sex-positive feminism would have an erotic proclivity for serving every kind of male need, no matter how mundane or humiliating, that she would so eagerly turn herself from sex mate to soccer mom, depending on what was wanted from her. They are dancing to the music of Duke Ellington. User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. There's a device called that you can install, to be activated whenever you drink, get on Gmail, and decide you want to send your ex-boyfriend copies of your semi-autobiographical novel about the American Civil War. In fact, you know how I learned what I know? Pour beer down her throat for two hours, her legs open, shoot your load, and move on.
Update: 24 hours and 300,000 page views later, Deadspin. I have few illusions about privacy -- feel free to follow me on Twitter: , subscribe to me , , or use Google Maps to figure out where the Forbes San Francisco bureau is, and come a-knockin'. Or use it to upload your own PowerPoint slides so you can share them with your teachers, class, students, bosses, employees, customers, potential investors or the world. She is going to see a lot of followers, like that claimed to be by Elmo. She elaborated about each subject, revealing extensive details, pictures and a ratings system citing the pros and cons of each guy. You sure you want to put this in their hands? This astonishing bit of news seemed to be of relatively little interest to the readers and editors of The Chroniclean interesting fact all on its own. Get the fuck out of here with that double standard bullshit.