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Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Cowardice

And it’s the same argument that people advance when I talk to them about unionization. The union won’t solve every problem, so why bother, they say. 

It’s a coward’s way of wriggling out of any engagement while preserving face and coming off as somebody who is so politically active that they can’t tolerate anything but absolute perfection. 

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