Famous people I admire (or detest)
- Famous people I admire
- philosophy, politics, science
- Gender issues
- Famous people I detest
(Famous contemporary people, that is)
(For things that I like and dislike, see 👉 Tastes)
1. Famous people I admire
1.1.1. philosophy, politics, science
1.1.2. Gender issues
These have pages on Wikipedia in the Spanish edition only:
- 👤 Antonio Escohotado: the very definition of a
humanist, a learned person and a thinker; someone who has read everything, and has therefore the capacity to judge ideas based on the sources
- 👤 Juan Ramón Rallo: a very articulate,
unapologetic classical liberal (I find myself disagreeing with him from time to time, but I still admire his project and his approach to it)
2. Famous people I detest
- 👤 Katherine Spillar, executive editor of Ms.
Watch her “answer” these two questions, and try to contain your frustration at her hypocrisy and dishonesty:
“what reproductive rights do men have?” and
“do feminists think men are disposable?”
- 👤 Pedro Almodóvar: Known internationally for
his films, his political persona is that of a combatant leftist and progressive. However, deeds have repeatedly demonstrated that he’s just narcissistic and
In 2004, I collected three news items that told me he’s a fraud.
First, he endorsed a political documentary that was very critic of the conservative party then in power (PP, Popular Party), but preferred to spend his time
making yet another film instead of selflessly contributing to the film.
Second, he told international correspondents in Spain that the PP had been in the brink of organising a coup
d’état in Spain (an amazing hyperbole, and false for all we know).
Lastly, and for all his love of democracy, brotherly cooperation and civic responsibility, he simply failed to show up on election date to do his duty one
time that he was randomly chosen to serve as president at a polling station.