Legge di Möller

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La legge di Möller è un meme che riguarda questioni di conversazioni sul genere e sulla lingua. Il testo della legge è il seguente:

Al protrarsi di una discussione di genere (sessista), la probabilità che appaia un appello all'uso di pronomi neutri (Spivak) si approssima ad uno. A quel punto, la discussione fallisce e deve essere terminata sul momento.

Spivak pronouns (and sie and hir as well) are seen by some as a sort of straw man for gender and language discussions. Since they are such highly contentious constructions, bringing them into the argument is considered a faux pas unless the discussion originally intended to discuss gender pronouns in language.

The law was coined July 18, 2003, on the WikiEN-l mailing list, following this thread. Its name was taken from Erik Möller. It's commonly spelled either Möller or Moeller; on the other hand, Moller's law is a misspelling used on the mailing list. Compare Godwin's Law, which this is designed to be analogous towards.