Women : was: Re: Logo
kulawik at sim.spk-berlin.de
Fri Dec 22 08:16:22 UTC 2000
At 11:12 21.12.00 -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
>Alessandro Rubini <rubini at gnu.org> wrote:
> > > Just b/c we said "a woman riding on a gnu" - how is that sexist? Europa
> > > happens to be a woman, nothing we can do about it. And noboy ever said
> > > that she would have to be naked or anything, so I really don't see
> > > anything sexist about it.
> > Since it's me who brought up all of this, I must explain my point.
> > Europa is a woman, and I said "I generally like the idea". I only
> > raised the sexist issue because Georg Jakob suggested she could be
> > particularly sexy (quoting someone, maybe Pennac, I can't tell).
> > While I noticed he was not serious about that, I thought the idea
> > was worth commenting on.
> > > Quite frankly, I think people gotta relax a bit on the political
> > > correctnes.
> > I don't like calling it "political correctness", as most often
> > p.c. is hypocritical at best :)
>Full Ack to everything.
> > /alessandro, hoping not to distract readers from Georg's update
>yeah, right - nice job trying to get everybodys attention! ;))
>Jan Schaumann <http://www.netmeister.org>
My suggestion: a Europa riding on a Gnu, where Europa should be a clearly
recognisable Version of the Marianne on the barricades from Delacroix's
famous painting (Attack on the Bastille?): fighting for freedom against old
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