I was very displeased today to receive my latest oreilly newsletter in my inbox with a big curse in the title. I would like to ensure this never occurs again and that editorial policy is corrected.
One of the most egregious sexual harrassment problems in the computer field, imho, is cursing. The purpose of cursing is to offend, and the target of the curses, literally is often women or female-interest subjects.
This was never a problem in the past, it is rather new, and it should be put to pasture.
ps Cursing is still cursing whether it is fully spelled out or strategically dashed lined; in either case the goal and effect is for the reader to sound out the entire yuck.
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Absolutely, No longer are there signs of a moral compass in our world, in my view, it all leads to the very troubled world that we can all see.
I do think that working together to get a better world for ourselves and our children, is achievable if we want it.
Computer ism has created a place where we can do the outrageous without seeing the eyes of our family and friends, perhaps this is the problem?
Still, there are still Genteel people around to get inspiration from.
ty @Cyo for the support. I look forward to OReilly's answer in the morning. I think especially the beautiful world of books, now online, should support good manners. Eloquence is even better, but at least the language can 'first do no harm.' :) I really love OReilly books so I hope to hear a positive answer.