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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Except feminism seems to have a completely illogical tendency to defend Islam. :p:
    I've actually never seen this ever happening.
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    If you can do a degree in women's studies, could you do a degree in men's studies?

    And is it bad that the name 'women's studies' for me conjures up images of girls sitting round debating period pains?
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    Except feminism seems to have a completely illogical tendency to defend Islam. :p:
    I always see this claimed but I've never actually seen any feminist come out in endorsement of Islam. I certainly don't support Islam
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    What's disappointing is that everyone comes in here bashing Women's Studies, when OP just wanted to hear what it entails from someone who'd ACTUALLY STUDIED IT.

    OP wasn't asking for what everyone else thought of it.

    Jesus, I hate you people. ****ing STEM nerds.

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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    What's disappointing is that everyone comes in here bashing Women's Studies, when OP just wanted to hear what it entails from someone who'd ACTUALLY STUDIED IT.

    OP wasn't asking for what everyone else thought of it.

    Jesus, I hate you people. ****ing STEM nerds.

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    Hey careful now, I'm a chemistry undergrad myself!
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    If you can do a degree in women's studies, could you do a degree in men's studies?

    And is it bad that the name 'women's studies' for me conjures up images of girls sitting round debating period pains?
    I believe that's called 'History'

    Tbf if I didn't know anything about feminism that's what I would think too
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    What's disappointing is that everyone comes in here bashing Women's Studies, when OP just wanted to hear what it entails from someone who'd ACTUALLY STUDIED IT.

    OP wasn't asking for what everyone else thought of it.

    Jesus, I hate you people. ****ing STEM nerds.

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    High concentration of sodium chloride here
    It's just banter
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    I don't understand what the big issue is here. It's mostly masters degree anyway and it could actually turn out to be useful.
    Lets say someone is a lawyer or a psychologist and for some reason they want to focus on domestic abuse or women's rights in different parts of the world etc. Why would such a degree be useless to these people??
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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    Are those calling other people's studies rubbish paying the course fees? No you are not?
    Some of us pay tax, which pays for your fees.
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    What's disappointing is that everyone comes in here bashing Women's Studies, when OP just wanted to hear what it entails from someone who'd ACTUALLY STUDIED IT.

    OP wasn't asking for what everyone else thought of it.

    Jesus, I hate you people. ****ing STEM nerds.

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    Non stem snobbery is just as bad.
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    (Original post by B_9710)
    Non stem snobbery is just as bad.
    This is not non-STEM snobbery. I'm not saying that Women's Studies is a good degree. I'm not saying it's a bad degree either. I made no comment on it.

    I'm saying that I hate the STEM nerds who jump on any thread that has NOTHING TO DO WITH THEM to tell the OP what a bad degree they're taking.

    The OP wasn't even taking Women's Studies! They just wanted to find out more about it! But no, the STEM nerds can't allow that!

    I don't hate the STEM subjects. I hate the elitist pricks who take them.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    Some of us pay tax, which pays for your fees.
    I have no problem with that. I worked hard from when I was 15 till I was 60 and paid taxes. My 7 children are taxpayers and some of my grandchildren are too, so you can come down off your high horse. I never received a proper education so I'm taking it now with both hands. Anyone who doesn't like it, tough.
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    (Original post by Washington.)
    BA (Hons) Women Studies Curriculum:

    Year 1
    Hair
    Year 2
    Nails
    Year 3
    Makeup
    omg :rofl3::rofl3::rofl3:
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Chemistry is also a non vocational degree but nobody is going to say it's a useless degree, are they?
    I'm not equating useless to non-vocational, I'm responding specifically to the claim that all non-vocational subjects are of equal worth.

    Your comment about chemistry just reinforces my point
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    PPE Undergrad
    How's PPE?It's one of my degree options so I'm just wondering how it actually is like.
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    I'm asking if anybody on TSR has studied it.
    I studied it as part of a double major in History. Currently a law student.

    Pleasantly surprised to see this thread isn't trolling...
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    This is not non-STEM snobbery. I'm not saying that Women's Studies is a good degree. I'm not saying it's a bad degree either. I made no comment on it.

    I'm saying that I hate the STEM nerds who jump on any thread that has NOTHING TO DO WITH THEM to tell the OP what a bad degree they're taking.

    The OP wasn't even taking Women's Studies! They just wanted to find out more about it! But no, the STEM nerds can't allow that!

    I don't hate the STEM subjects. I hate the elitist pricks who take them.
    Seems fair.
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    If you can do a degree in women's studies, could you do a degree in men's studies?

    And is it bad that the name 'women's studies' for me conjures up images of girls sitting round debating period pains?
    That's History sweetheart.

    I'm glad to see that you think so much of women that their only interesting point of discussion is their periods.
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    (Original post by tengentoppa)
    Of course, it's a very respected degree.

    But it is still non-vocational
    If many people wanted a vocational subject, they'd take an apprenticeship. Degrees are meant to be academic, notnecessarily vocational.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    Yes it is 'equality' people disagree with not the kill all men put them in camp ideas they come up with.
    Too right! Gotta kill all the men and stick em in camps. As a 'massive feminist' I think thats a swell idea! What better way to achieve gender equality. If we get rid of all the men, us women will finally have equality.

    On a serious note, I dont know what you've been reading but it kinda sounds like your comparing feminists to Nazis. And men to jews. I'm not saying you are, but it sounds awfully similar.
 
 
 
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