Saturday, August 12, 2017
… you should, James Damore warns in today’s Wall Street Journal. The author of the most famous internal memo of the year writes about his firing from Google, which in this case appears more like an excommunication from a cult. Rather than pick up the thread of his objections to the gender diversity policies within Google, Damore focuses on the second main argument of his thesis, which dealt with Google’s inflexibility on intellectual diversity. And why not? It’s the argument Google proved by treating him as a heretic, and expelling him from the monastery.