Pope Guilty: see Irigaray's claim that fluid mechanics is less well-understood than solid mechanics not because solid mechanics are simpler and easier to model, but because fluid mechanics are "feminine" and therefore scientists don't care about them!
Luce Irigaray is criticised for asserting that E=mc2 is a "sexed equation" because "it privileges the speed of light over other speeds that are vitally necessary to us"
litleozy: I haven't read the article in question but if the crime is "using scientific terms and concepts in completely nonsensical and inappropriate ways" really that much of a problem for literary theory which is a completely different register?
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