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I disagree. I did not find it jarring nor did I perceive it as sexist.





Perhaps we need a browser plugin for people to detect when ‘he’ is being used as the default gender and convert it?

‘He’ worked as the default pronoun for a long time in many languages all over the world. (And still does in many languages) I find it curious how many people can be sold into the idea that a language can be considered sexist.


> browser plugin

They exist. I'm not sure that they can de-gender language, but they can swap word A for word B


It's not that English is sexist, it's that the passage is sexist. Using "they" as gender neutral has been around for decades.

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How is my point any more or less valid than the one to which I was responding?

I was simply offering that I don’t perceive the language as sexist. You do. That’s fine.

Similarly, I would offer that I don’t find your sarcasm productive in a civil discussion.




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