The chapter you refer to is challenging the reader to consider issues of sexual ethics on principle, without being bound by the conventions of political-correctness. But this isn’t the place for a detailed analysis of my book.

And my ‘what about black people’ argument is a perfectly reasonable one to raise. It is not a ‘false equivalence,’ because I am not saying that discrimination on sex grounds and discrimination on race grounds are entirely equivalent. I am asking the perfectly reasonable question:

“If it is OK to discriminate on grounds of sex, because males are statistically more likely to commit crimes than females, would it also be OK to discriminate on grounds of race, if black people were statistically more likely to commit crimes than white people?”

Instead of dismissing the question and avoiding it, how about answering it?

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