Michael Moritz, the chairman of Sequoia Capital and one of the most successful investors in Silicon Valley history, has amended his televised remarks on the lack of women partners at his firm.So standards are of the past. No wonder America has become steadily stupider and poorer as more women entered the workforce instead of having children and raising families.
Discussing the topic on Bloomberg TV’s Studio 1.0, Moritz said, “We look very hard. What we’re not prepared to do is to lower our standards. But if there are fabulously bright, driven women who are really interested in technology, very hungry to succeed, and can meet our performance standards, we’d hire them all day and night.”
That comment, televised on Wednesday night, was met with outrage on Twitter, where people condemned Moritz for archaic thinking and for not working hard enough to attract a diverse partnership. Ellen Pao, who unsuccessfully sued the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers for gender discrimination, tweeted: “Wow … pipeline and standards are such lame excuses.” Chamath Palihapitiya, a former executive at Facebook and founder of the venture fund Social Capital Partnership, tweeted: “This point of view is ridiculous. Sign and language of the past.”
Women fear impartial and objective standards for two reasons. One, because they usually can't compete very well with men when forced to do so directly. Two, because impartial and objective standards prevent women from utilizing their sexual assets and their social skills, as both require subjective standards that are applied in an arbitrary manner.
That is why attacking objective standards applied impartially and delegitimizing them is always the primary goal of feminists and early entryists. If Moritz is serious about lowering Sequoia's standards in response to the feminist demands, you can safely bet against the company's future performance as it is gradually SJW-converged.