It All Makes Sense!

In my last Snort, I admitted to consternation in trying to understand a tweet attributed to one Pax Dickinson:

“Women’s suffrage and individual freedom are incompatible. How’s that for an unpopular truth?”

What puzzled me was that this bit of blather was attributed to a man with an important position in the world of technology, and therefore someone with a knowledge of logic and a reasonable amount of education.  But the assumption that women’s suffrage was incompatible with “individual freedom,” while (by omission) universal male suffrage was not, seemed to me completely illogical and unreasonable. While I realize that the ground rules of the tweet do not encourage thorough argumentation, I still wondered about what could be going on in the mind of the tweeter. Continue reading