Certainly not me, an old time feminist (equal opportunity, yes.) In my youth, myself and my female cohorts had a hell of a time getting into med schools or law schools. That changed around '65, even sharply changed in those next few years, too late for me, though in my forties I did get into an architecture field (six more years of study, internship). But back in my day, I was one of three in Comparative Anatomy class (doing premed). Some of those beginning classes had 200-250 students, not sure how many in CompAnat, but at least over a hundred. The doors were well shut to admissions to med schools. I don't know law school history as well, but damn well wish I saved the MCAT book on school admission data in 1962 or '63.
I have an architect pal, male, a little younger than my age (72), who on his second marriage (I worked with his first wife, tended to agree with him) who later married a brilliant woman with a doctorate in molecular biology, and at one of our dinners got me to describe the old days to her. He understood, having been close in age and education to me, but more later sixties, and she was some bunch of years younger. There was a giant bias against women going into medicine. They would just quit, you couldn't count on them, it's a waste of the few medical school slots available. And worse.
On the subject, of course: due process. I feel like Max is all anti-all feminists - I gather that he has data of lack of due process, so bring on due process.
I've mixed feelings on the sports thing going on re due process -
we don't know everything to kill a guys career with an accusation. Some stuff is horrible at first glance, or fifth glance.
Some patterns of it all, I haven't lived through (I've never been beaten, yet) but can understand the acceptance that continues the generational line of punishment, and the reasoning, to get the child to shape up and do right. Not everyone read all the articles about not spanking.
I get it the NFL, etc., has rules and that a lot of the rules are for public opinion/image sake or at least mixed with that. It is a business.
Football could be getting less popular by the minute, but it might not be a change, just that now we hear more.
I'm glad (not quite the right word) that we are having these kind of conversations, both about due process and about the apparent acceptance of knocking out your mate.