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Sunday, 2 June 2013

The BBC Abandons all Pretence of Being Modern

Perspectives: Has man’s dominion been good for the planet?"

You read that right. That's the headline of this BBC website article. I thought I'd make it big to make the point. Using the masculine to stand for the universal.

Before they bowdlerise it beyond belief, here's a screen shot of the article:




What are the BBC thinking of? What sort of ludicrous 19th Century attitude is being purveyed here?

Obviously the headline should be "Has men's dominion been good for the planet?" 

And the answer, equally obviously, is "no".

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