Her books were very important to me as a teen, and I loved the adventures that she allowed girls and women to have.
This is why I personally care about diversity: it’s the canary in the coal mine for meritocracy. When we see extremely skewed demographics, we have very good reason to suspect that something is wrong with our selection process, that it’s not actually as meritocratic as it could be.
Mumbrella: Sandilands threatens to hunt down ‘piece of shit’ News Limited journalist for reporting negative viewer reaction to show
An example of when STFU might be a wonderfully good idea: attempting to get a pissed-off customer base to give you warm PR fuzzies might just not be the best idea within weeks of stranding 80K of them a long way away from where they actually wanted to be