…much time and effort on. I couldn’t be bothered to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. What I learned from Steve later — much later, after I had cooled down — was to fight the right battles. Continuing to fight a battle after the war has already been lost is an exercise in futility.
Just think about it. Any kid can pick up a smartphone or tablet today, type in a question, any question, and get an instantaneous answer. Wow. Just fucking wow. Back in my day (can you hear the violin playing in the background?), we still had to go to the public library and use printed index cards to find reference books.
But when a powerful corporate executive’s lascivious boundary-crossing nature is regularly on display during professional meetings and celebrations — with little to no visible consequence for decades — that executive (and those who prop him up) not only rattle the women in his immediate wake, but also set the bar shamefully low for the overall treatment of every woman in his empire.