Monday, April 18, 2011

Not going to read Dilbert any more...

I have to confess...I haven't read the comics since my oldest son was born prematurely and was in the NICU for four months (nearly 15 years ago). But if I do glance at them, I read Dilbert because it's at the top of the comics page. Plus I work in an engineering firm. And he features a technical editor.

But Scott Adams has proved himself to be an asshole.

Apparently he's a horrible boss. We now know he's a misogynist as well as a hater of men's rights activism. Here's an example:
"The reality is that women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently. It's just easier this way for everyone. You don't argue with a four-year old about why he shouldn't eat candy for dinner. You don't punch a mentally handicapped guy even if he punches you first. And you don't argue when a women tells you she's only making 80 cents to your dollar. It's the path of least resistance. You save your energy for more important battles."
Now in addition to being an idiot, it turns out that he also is an egotist pig. He's fessed up to creating an identity on message boards to tout his pure genius and praise himself.

Just one more case of someone's ego taking over his brain.