If they can’t out-argue head scarves, what makes us think we can out-argue “scientific” face masks?
“My Persian family has lived through this kind of thing in Iran, but most of us in the U.S. have not. Not at this scale, at least.
It’s incredibly frustrating, mostly because most people are utterly unable to see it. And so *you’re* the crazy one.
The same forces that scream at a woman for not wearing a head scarf and how obvious is it that women should wear head scarves and you’re ruining men and society and are a whore and what is wrong with you etc etc hit all of us here under the guise of a pandemic.
If a woman is intrinsically crazy for wanting her hair to show, imagine how we’ll fare against seemingly scientific arguments against a “grave viral danger.”
Utter helplessness in the face of such psycho-societal forces.” July 2021, me
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