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Women are not free thinkers.
Women are not creative.
Women do not innovate.

QUICK! (without looking something up) Name 3 famous female inventors.

Too hard? name ONE.

Give up? Yeah,....thats what I fuckin thought.



Just Jack, love-shy.com 88 Comments [4/25/2010 8:51:00 AM]
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stoat100

Someone needs to spend a lot of time playing with Radium...

4/25/2010 8:58:44 AM

Bowen

Marie Curie
Harriet Tubman
Hedy Lamarr

Yeah...I think we're done here.

4/25/2010 8:59:07 AM



Even getting smacked by other love-shy users. Congrats Jack.

4/25/2010 8:59:15 AM

schism

Marie Curie, Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton. That took all of one second.

Of course, I'm sure he'd take issue with my...expanded definition of "invention." Then again, he's a fucktard.

4/25/2010 9:01:31 AM

Traces Bullet

Marie Curie
Mary Shelley, onventor of a whole genre of literature
Fatima Al Fihri

your point being...?

4/25/2010 9:12:51 AM

Zipperback

Harriet Tubman was great and all but what did she invent Bowen?

4/25/2010 9:13:16 AM

Adrian

Lady Ada Lovelace would be spinning in her grave if she could see what this moron is posting with a device descended from her work...

Dian Fossey wants to introduce you to a few of the gorillas she studied.

And Marie Curie would suggest that you go and play in a nuclear reactor.

Hell, the kevlar you may need to protect your dumb ass was invented by Stephanie Kwolek.

The first recorded chemist was a woman, Tapputi-Belatekallim, a Babylonian perfumer from around 2000BCE.

4/25/2010 9:20:52 AM



Not creative? Not free thinkers? Not innovative? Mary Shelley would like a word with you. She came up with an entirely new kind of monster, wrote a book that became a literary classic and got published in a period when women were not expected to do anything but look pretty and be entertaining to the men in their company.

4/25/2010 9:21:01 AM

D

I can name 5!

Marie Curie
Mary Anderson
Florence Nightingale
Quinn Cummings
Mandy Haberman

*flips bird at Jack*

4/25/2010 9:21:27 AM

Sisyphus

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0906931.html

I found 25 with a quick google search.

I personally, am always solving problems by thinking outside the box (creatively) that my husband and other males in my life can't fathom (they're too logical to see things from a different perspective).

4/25/2010 9:28:59 AM

BlackMageJ

Tell me, Mister Jack, if you can- you have denigrated the creativity of women so much. What is it, exactly, that you have created? Can you name even one thing? I thought not.

4/25/2010 9:31:04 AM

Matante

I smell a person who has too little comfidence to define himself by his own qualities and must denigrate others not to feel worthless.

4/25/2010 9:59:02 AM



Oh, it's just Love Shy. Where the pathetic celebate come to vent.

4/25/2010 10:04:07 AM

Quantum Mechanic

Marie Curie
Rosalynd Franklin
Mildred Dresselhaus



4/25/2010 10:06:34 AM

Serph-no-Okami

Every single woman I know (and I know quite a few) is a free thinker, innovative or creative and most are all three. Clearly, you don't know a lot of women (I wonder why...)

4/25/2010 10:07:25 AM

anevilmeme

Answers any questions we had about the state of your virginity Jack, it's alive and leading a full, rich life.

4/25/2010 10:08:27 AM

Hedley Lamar

@Bowen: That's Hedley!

4/25/2010 10:35:11 AM

Governor William J. Le Petomane

@Hedley Lamar: What the hell are you worried about? This is 1874. You'll be able to sue her.

4/25/2010 10:36:50 AM

Raskolnikov

Without looking it up:

Hypathia, Sophie Germain, Sonia Kowalewski, Emmy Noether, Lise Meitner, Marie Curie, Irène Joliot-Curie, Lisa Randall.

4/25/2010 10:37:38 AM

shadkat

*facepalm* At the very least, Just Jack, be grateful to your mother for birthing you, though you contribute nothing to the species.

4/25/2010 10:39:55 AM

shykid

Just from the Computer and Information Science fields alone:

- Ada Lovelace - Widely considered the first computer programmer, more or less "inventing" the art of computer programming in the process.
- Hedy Lamarr - Two words: wireless telecommunications. She was also a talented actress and sexy as hell.
- Mary Ann Wilkes - Developed the first true computer operating system.
- Grace Hopper - Wrote the first language compiler (for COBOL, IIRC).
- Radia Perlman - Devised the spanning tree protocol.

That's five just off the top of my head. Though to be fair, I had to sort of "look up" Hedy Lamarr because I had forgotten her name, and I had to make sure I spelled Radia Perlman's correctly. Even if you count those two off for that, I still listed three, so in any case:


4/25/2010 10:43:59 AM

I read about the afterlife

I'll just change this to three great women in history.

Marie Curie
Helen Keller
Rosa Parks.

All of them were creative, free thinkers, and innovative.

4/25/2010 10:46:27 AM

campbunny

THIS IS NOT FUNDIE. I thought that the trend of posting love-shy on FSTDT was over. Silly me.

4/25/2010 11:13:00 AM

John

Marie Curie
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Barbara McClintock

They are all Nobel Laureates in hard sciences. Curie was awarded twice.

4/25/2010 11:24:19 AM

Horsefeathers

@campbunny

See the site FAQ. While this particular post doesn't smack of being "fundy" as much as others from love-shy do, the site overall certainly fits the more loose non-religious definition which pretty much makes all the quotes on it fair game.

In the context of the love-shy site this is certainly fundy. By itself, without that context, I would agree that it's not really fundy at all but since we know what the site is about and what the usual posts are this is fundy enough for me.

4/25/2010 11:24:40 AM
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