Hmm… first, it’s kind of hard to argue against the article because “a feature, not a bug,” is…
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All of this. The article reads like a very lightly researched English Comp essay that would probably get fact-checked into a C+. There are so many incorrect assumptions and inferences it’s hard to pick where to start. Perhaps one of the more common themes that I can latch onto easily is the fact that we’re still talking about affirmative action and that we’re still blaming companies for lack of diversity even in instances where they make conscious efforts in that domain. It speaks volumes abut our intellectual laziness that we so consistently ignore the fact that barriers to entry invariably create a time lag between the moment said entry is granted and the moment the playing field becomes level. Lambasting companies for not being fully diverse is the intellectual equivalent of digging a hole in the ground, closing your eyes for three seconds, and then opening and wondering why the house hasn’t been built yet. The attribution of the incompleteness of workplace diversity to lack commitment to diversity may be correct in some cases but in many, many others it’s an artifact of intellectual laziness or political motivation…

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