Random Observations of Life

I just want to take the opportunity to point out sexism in Australia is clearly a problem. We had the Australian Defence Force Skype scandal in 2011 and now, following on from yesterday’s debacle (see A little spotted dick, anyone? for my opinion), we now have a very nasty new ADF scandal, again around sexism and a total lack of respect for women. Men wouldn’t do this to their mates, they just don’t.

In announcing the investigation at a press conference in Canberra, Chief of the Army, Lieutenant-General David Morrison, said the allegations being examined were “disgraceful” and “worse than the Skype scandal” that hit Defence in 2011.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/political-news/defence-personnel-under-investigation-over-offensive-emails-20130613-2o67d.html#ixzz2W5Ib0hUo

Do click on the link above and watch the video. Rather enlightening. Much kudos to David Morrison for his handling of the situation.

I want to refer new readers to an older article about religion and women

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