August 03, 2015

The Politics of Sweat

You might think you'd want your office thermostat policy to minimize the chances of the most likely to break into a sweat breaking into that sweat, for the sake of everyone involved.

But as it turns out true equality depends on the sweaty, stinking, greasy, dripping discomfort of the fat, the menopausal, the nervous, the socially awkward, and the male, as well as the discomfort of the olfactorily sensitive.

Posted by Dr. Frank at August 3, 2015 09:44 PM