TRC #446: Is ‘Fearless Girl’ Bull? + Name That: Baby Edition + Survival Of The Fittest

The TRC crew brings another fun and fact-filled show! First up, Darren looks behind the controversy swelling around the recent art installation in New York titled “Fearless Girl”. Producer Pat challenges the panel with an eye-opening game of Name That. Finally, Adam rounds out the show by digging into news claiming neanderthal remains may disprove the biological concept “Survival Of The Fittest”.

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Is “Fearless Girl” Bull?
Business Insider

Name That: Baby Edition

Wikipedia: Beaver
Most Children Delivered
Wikipedia: Youngest Mothers
Wikipedia: Feodor Vassilyev
Baby Giraffes
ILO: Maternity Standards
NPR: Paid Parental Leave
WHO: Paternity Leave Fact Sheet

Survival Of The Fittest

“Survival of the fittest” is bullshit, pass it on. – @twomiletower on Twitter
Fandoms and Feminism – Tumblr
the sun will rise. – Tumblr
Social Darwanism
Shanidar Cave – Wikipedia
Nobel or Savage – The Economist

March For Science Website

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3 Responses to TRC #446: Is ‘Fearless Girl’ Bull? + Name That: Baby Edition + Survival Of The Fittest

  1. Graham says:

    Readers/listeners might be interested to know that someone briefly added a statue of dog urinating to the assemblage on Wall Street, they claimed it was a protest against the ‘Fearless Girl’ statue.

    Snopes has all the details.

    • Adam says:

      I’ve been following some of the online “conversation” surrounding this and the response to the urinating dog and “Pissing Pug” seem to amount to either “The artist is uncomfortable with women” or “The artist has a small penis” and similar things. Most news coverage of the incident mentions the nuance we mentioned on the show but this isn’t getting through to most people with knee jerk reactions to it. I posted something about it on our Twitter to encourage people to listen to the show.

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