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When Sons Become Daughters, Part V: The Links Between Trans Identity, Gifted Minds, Categorical Thinking—And Anime
submitted 1 day ago by Chipit from quillette.com
Freddie deBoer: "If every word that they have said about the perfidy and self-destruction of the Palestinians was correct, it would make no difference. The moral obligation falls on the dominant party, and Israel is beyond dominant."
submitted 1 day ago by Chipit from freddiedeboer.substack.com
Even if it seems like the shadow of Critical Social Justice hangs all around you, and has captured the minds of those you work with, do not abandon hope. You may be surprised at who and how many agree with you. Stand up. Speak out. Perhaps my own account can offer some encouragement.
submitted 2 days ago by Chipit from counterweightsupport.com
Labor unions have changed. "I was listening to a woman I’d known for ninety seconds tell me about her gynaecological problems. As a junior worker with no specialist expertise, she argued that the union’s failure to adopt her misinterpretation of the law was misogynistic."
Earth to Conservatives: The Problem Is Systemic Anti-Whiteness, Not Marxism
submitted 4 days ago by Chipit from cnsnews.com
We are delivering the message, over and over, that good progressive people politicize everything. This is a relentless idea in mainstream media now, that any resistance to viewing any part of the human experience through the lens of social justice politics reveals a profound lack of sophistication.
submitted 6 days ago by Chipit from freddiedeboer.substack.com
A Manifesto for the Based, from New Discourses by James Lindsay. Being based is the opposite of being Woke. Woke is wholly intolerant of everything but itself. It, because it is cynical of every motivation, it never acts in good faith. It demands absolute conformity and tolerates no dissent.
submitted 7 days ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
Is Covid moralism forever? - Freddie deBoer. You would think the introduction of highly effective vaccines would dramatically alter the rhetoric for all of us. Yet for some of our loudest warriors, it has not. Not at all. The crime is wanting better times to be here.
submitted 7 days ago by Chipit from freddiedeboer.substack.com
Equity and the Unmaking of UT Austin. This is a bold step by the university administration in making the university functionally religious and, more importantly, unmaking the university as an educational institution.
submitted 8 days ago by Chipit from youtu.be
Now that black men such as Deshaun Watson and Noel Clarke have been credibly accused of being sexual predators by literally dozens of women, suddenly SJWs are worried about due process, innocence until proven guilty, and the unfairness of trial by media.
submitted 10 days ago by Chipit from voxday.blogspot.com
The Left Continues to Destroy Itself and Others With Evidence-Free Destruction of Reputations. The prevailing mentality in left-liberal politics is that even grave life-destroying accusations are to be treated as true without the need for any evidence.
submitted 10 days ago by Chipit from greenwald.substack.com
Today, the ACLU bears little resemblance to the organisation that defended the Nazis’ right to march in Skokie. While I have no doubt there still are civil liberties stalwarts in its ranks, the organization has embraced a critical social justice ethos which flies in the face of civil liberties.
submitted 11 days ago by Chipit from counterweightsupport.com
Podcast #147: Richard Hanania on the Real Reason Progressives Are Winning the Culture War: They Just Want It More
submitted 11 days ago by Chipit from quillette.com
Our Elites Have Established a Cult, and They Need To Be Deprogrammed. They are not committing suicide personally, but they are doing so culturally. Our whole culture is being destroyed by these people.
submitted 15 days ago by Chipit from iwantanewleft.typepad.com
What is the end-game of the Woke ideology? The immediate goal of the Woke agenda is to turn everything into a Woke organ. The Woke agenda is to flatten all the variety out of life and make every aspect of life do one thing and one thing only: serve Theory.
submitted 23 days ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
Should we Celebrate Unmarried, Childless Women? by The Podcast of the Lotus Eaters. Now if you have kids and take care of your family, you are an evil trad wife that's setting back years of progress. "I am so satisfied with my life that I now require your accolades and congratulations."
submitted 23 days ago by Chipit from youtu.be
How Critical Social Justice can Corrupt Organizational Culture: the Dance of the Blind Reflex. The discussion got so heated that eventually we abandoned the whole exercise. In the end, these staffers didn’t want more agency, just continued victim status.
submitted 23 days ago by Chipit from counterweightsupport.com
"Asymmetry of Indulgence"‐Why Black Cops Can Kill When White Cops Can't, and Why No-One Cares About Mexicans (Or Whites)
submitted 24 days ago by Chipit from unz.com
The Rise of the Woke Cultural Revolution. In this essay, I hope to outline a few factors that I think offer a partial analysis of how this societal virus escaped the university lab. Critical Pedagogy trains students to become generally uninformed, uninformable, incurious complainer-activists.
submitted 28 days ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
We need to know what a post-Woke world would look like and, more importantly, which values will get us there. James Lindsay presented four values he thinks are core to the establishment of a post-Woke world. These are truth, beauty, liberty (thus responsibility), and merit.
if we were more aware of Lysenko and his legacy of death, we might be more cognizant of the threat we’re currently stumbling our way into under the banners of “antiracist medicine” and “health equity.” These are the dawn of Medical Lysenkoism, and this is already well underway.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
Apparently, no one is watching the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the murder of George Floyd. Otherwise, the media couldn’t get away with their spectacular lying to the public about how the prosecution is killing it. It’s quite the opposite.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from takimag.com
Today, free of moral framework and free of factual reality, those old 18th century urges, once bound by Scripture, have curdled into petulant and nasty partisanship. The American Left is now just a hysterical tirade against anything or anyone that represents order.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from thezman.com
What a perfect group for leftist “imams” to target with the message that it’s your skin that’s sacred. Your holy skin makes you valuable. Those who speak disrespectfully of that skin are blasphemers; it’s your duty to eradicate them. Essentially, blacks are their own Mohammed.
Facts Don’t Care About Your Diversity Training Certificate—A Critique of Credentialism. One of the most commonly heard debater’s challenges, online and in real life, is: “Are YOU an expert in (X)?” The obvious if generally unspoken corollary is: “If not, then shut up.”
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from quillette.com
The Tyranny of ‘Lived Experience’ – a superb polemic by Brendan O’Neill in ‘Spiked’. This particular essay exceeds his usual excellent polemical standard. Here he just keeps kicking heads and covers new ground. It’s a great read.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from spiked-online.com
Nothing exemplifies the madness of our times more than the fervent push since 2013 by educators, social workers, and journalists to poison, mutilate, and sterilize girls who have self-diagnosed themselves with the social-media-transmitted hysteria now known as rapid-onset gender dysphoria (ROGD).
The Nazis Were Leftists, Deal With It. The Nazi ideal embraced identity politics based on the primacy of the people or "volk" and invoked state-based solutions for every possible problem. It was nation-based socialism — the nation being especially important to those who bled in the Great War.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from paulhjossey.medium.com
Will BLM cancel MLK? Fifty-eight years later, Black Lives Matter and the politically correct wokerati scorn and condemn the land King dreamed of. We’re told that if we judge people by their character, we’re racist.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from theaspenbeat.com
Diversity training will get worse before it gets better. “She stripped almost naked in front of strangers and coworkers – was extremely uncomfortable but pressed on because she knew it was her only chance at a promotion.” She was then forced to “hug it out” with a male who was also in his underwear.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from voxday.blogspot.com
As black politics have become more radicalized in the post-Ferguson era, there’s been an increasing desire among race-obsessed blacks to nix the whole “people of color coalition” idea and jettison the Hispanics.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from takimag.com
Ten Big Problems for Critical Race Theory (CRT). CRT adds to its troubles by using what is called reinforced dogmatism to beat down skeptics. The critic of Marxism merely reflects his or her own class bias. And so the critic of CRT is simply unable to acknowledge his or her own racism.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from iwantanewleft.typepad.com
Is selling your attractiveness actually empowering, or has a fad—camgirling—merely been rebranded as empowerment for a new generation, despite the fact that the majority of its participants are desperate, terminally underemployed gig economy workers suffering under the new economic austerity?
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from areomagazine.com
How Meghan won. You cannot spread love, compassion and understanding around the world if you are cruel and bullying to the people around you — especially those who are, in hierarchy terms, unquestionably below you.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from unherd.com
Don’t fear the Reaper
submitted 2 months ago by jet199 from standpointmag.co.uk
Tucker Carlson on DC: "If we're this afraid of American voters, maybe something's wrong. Maybe we're not doing a very good job. Maybe we ought to shut up for a second and listen to the complaints of the people whose lives we control. Maybe then we wouldn't need razor wire around the Capitol."
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from townhall.com
The Wokeiest Place on Earth. The Dark Herald on the decades-long devolution of Disney World into Devil Mouse Trap. It is the material echo of the world we have lost. And that, of course, is why the Devil Mouse is determined to replace it, in the same way that his master seeks to replace us.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from arkhavencomics.com
The Abyss of Infinite Lunacy. Gad Saad, based Jew, rattles off a list of what is now racist. Sample: "mathematics yields right and wrong answers"
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from youtu.be
Lockdown Scepticism Was Never a ‘Fringe’ Viewpoint. Whether or not lockdowns are justifiable on public-health grounds, they certainly represent the greatest infringement on civil liberties in modern history.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from quillette.com
Why Immigrants Favor the Melting Pot over Multiculturalism. The elevation of every world culture as “equally meritorious” has created a deep inequality in our own. Multiculturalism states that all cultures—even dead ones, or those we might consider depraved—are of equal worth.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from city-journal.org
Why is the woke mob so scared? The no-platforming of yet another academic raises uncomfortable questions about free speech. As soon as the disagreement was publicised, the online mob did what it always does and swiftly became an expert on a person previously unknown to them.
To Be Sensible About Race is Not "Blaming the Victim" - Heterodox Academy. The Elect are operating according to a religious frame of mind that leads them to suppose that the fundamentals of their value system are morality incarnate.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from heterodoxacademy.org
US media reports of the invasion of the Capitol have contributed to the spread of hatred and fear
submitted 2 months ago by jet199 from independent.co.uk
Why Men Don't Want Modern Women or Feminists. The one thing that no one on this planet finds appealing is someone who demands to be found attractive.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from youtube.com
What Percent of American Women are Even Marriageable? This is an excerpt from "The Book of Numbers: Analyzing the ROI on the Pursuit of Women." Merely one of many different calculations and estimations, all designed to help the mathematical chances are of being successful in the marriage market.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from captaincapitalism.blogspot.com
Antisemitism Continues its March Toward Acceptability on the American Far Left
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from reason.com
These taboos demand that we talk about terrorism in two distinct ways: on the one hand, we catastrophise its far-right variant, ramping up the agency and vileness of its perpetrators; while on the other, we infantilise its jihadi incarnation, playing down the agency of its instigators.
Acronyms are racist. The unintentional comedy of the Year Zero crowd is rapidly approaching 11. Seriously, if you don't fight, and win, this battle for Western civilization, you will lose your indoor plumbing. Don't think you won't.
What ultimately unites all these people is that they care and believe what the legacy media writes. And the media writes whatever maintains The Narrative’s elites in positions of power and authority. They are bound like the Nazgûl to the One Ring.
The dangers of decadence
submitted 2 months ago by jet199 from unherd.com
Put a number on it, conservatives. Where are the right-wing proposals for GDP alternatives? What’s curious is that despite the political success of right-wingers who want to prioritise other things over economic growth, they haven’t done much in the way of coming up with ways to measure it.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from stianstian.medium.com
Unspeakable Truths about Racial Inequality in America. “My responsibilities as a black man, as an American, and as an intellectual are not in conflict.” I defend this position as best I can in what follows. I also try to illustrate the threat “cancel culture” poses to a rational discourse.
How meritocracies fail. Meritocracies decay into corruption, spinelessness and cultural arrogance.The processes of meritocratic selection typically do not involve any serious test of character, apart from the very minimal one of sufficient persistence to acquire the relevant credentials.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from medium.com
The social justice steamroller: a pervasive and profound attack on citizenship. Everything that does not endorse social justice is a discourse of oppression, things should ideally be arranged so they have no chance of being expressed.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from lorenzomwarby.medium.com
The TIME piece is a view into the mind of how people who feel they are on a righteous mission to save the world for “democracy” think. It’s rather like interviewing a serial killer to get more information on his/her viewpoint and methods.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from redstate.com
The Biden Administration is willfully and permanently undermining the economy and the future well-being of the citizenry as well as trampling on the Constitution with an unprecedented avalanche of executive orders, proposed legislation and untenable regulations.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from americanthinker.com
'Learn to Code' Alternatives. Without knowing anything about the skills involved in jobs being lost, nor of the skills required for code, journalists assume that old job skills are relatively transportable to new jobs in utterly different industries.
There’s a popular theory about how our financial markets work. The GameStop meltdown has revealed the unspoken corollary: that the markets are right and efficient and so forth so long as they’re run by the right people. Josh Hawley is the junior United States Senator from Missouri.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from firstthings.com
That really is the story here with GameStop. The marketplace has been perverted by insiders with special access to both market makers and regulators. The financial markets are no longer tethered to economic reality. It is just a giant bust out. This is why this event is being compared to Gamergate.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from thezman.com
California man blasts Texas 'dystopia' in Op-Ed after moving to Austin
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from mysanantonio.com
Feminism is a political ideology that is about power not women's liberation
submitted 3 months ago by jet199 from thepostmillennial.com
The problem with pop psychology
submitted 3 months ago by jet199 from spectator.co.uk
Why I’m a Zionist. Jewish culture is an invaluable inheritance that only in the Land of Israel, in a state with a Jewish majority, can be developed fully and perpetuated reliably. (isn't this the idea of the racist alt-right ethnostate?)
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from hudson.org
The ruling class gets to imagine themselves as world historical figures and every event puts the world on a knife edge. Their actions will determine the outcome. The entire ruling class is swept up in these false dramas that they get to play, while the rest of the country suffers.
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from thezman.com
The Capitol stormers have now made it a hundred times more difficult to counter Soros and his minions. And yet all of the negative fallout from 1/6 could be excused if there had been some point to the endeavor. There was no way the damn thing could’ve gone right. That’s what kills me.
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from takimag.com
One of the interesting aspects to America’s obsession with race is the fact that the saltiest people on the race issue are the ones benefiting the most from it. Managerial-class whites get to live like white nationalists, while expressing their righteous indignation over white privilege.
Millenials came into easy times like their parents, but they didn't fear war, recession, or the threat of Soviet communism. One result is an unrealistic sense of entitlement. You see this most acutely on the Left, where their demands are those of a toddler faced with a toy that is not working.
For a generation now immigration patriots have been warning us that the American ruling class is importing a new people. They did not like ruling over the middle-class white people that made the country, so they were bringing in new brown people to break the back of the middle and working class.
Socialism Plus Identity Politics Does Not Equal Socialism. "His point about new medicines that won’t even be developed because it will save the wrong people is correct."
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from iwantanewleft.typepad.com
Wokeism Should Terrify Liberals. Do I have to worry that in the future, when I'm wheeled into the ER, some Ivy League bioethicist will have decided I'm too white to get care? Or valuable medicines won't even be developed because 'it would save lives, but they would not be diverse lives ...'
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from kaus.substack.com
New York Times journalist: “Arab citizens constitute what I believe is the ultimate enemy of Israel’s status as a Jewish state.” The concept he's describing is a racist alt-right ethnostate.
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from nytimes.com
If You’re Innocent, Which Is It Better To Be Accused Of, Murder or Racism? Murder. If you’re accused of murder, you get to have your day in court, and there may be exonerating evidence that will come to light that will show people you are not guilty, or at least are unlikely to be guilty.
Two Big Problems for the Right. What are we going to do about the MSM? What are we going to do about our schools? There is no plan to deal with either of these problems.
We on the right have sneered at the idea of Obama the community organizer, but in fact we on the right need our own community organizers. Also, as a leftist, I had places to go to if I wanted to be around other leftists, such as alternative grocery stores.
We are frequently told by commentators and theorists on the progressive and liberal Left that we live in a systemically racist and patriarchal society. However, newly released statistics from the US Department of Labor for the third quarter of 2020 undermine this narrative.
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from quillette.com
“There was nothing wrong with my body." From a medical point of view, artificially halting puberty is a dangerous shot in the dark. Yet endocrinologists and other medical experts who’ve raised the alarm about puberty blockers in recent years have routinely been smeared as transphobic.
Swalwell Had Sexual Relationship with Chinese Spy Fang Fang — McCarthy Says Swalwell Should 'Not be on Intel' Committee — No Shit?
submitted 4 months ago by hennaojichan from thegatewaypundit.com
How does a controversial figure like Mike Tyson exist in today’s post-#MeToo, pro-cancelation environment? Now that forgiveness has become a greater effrontery than sin, it’s likely that we would not have heard from Tyson again had his rape conviction occurred last year.
Why University Students Need to Listen to Douglas Murray. A prominent journalist and the bestselling author of several books including The Strange Death of Europe and The Madness of Crowds, Murray has not shied away from touchy topics.
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
A Defense of Offensive Jokes
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from quillette.com
Is BLM Based On a Conspiracy Theory? The Black Liberation Army of which Davis was a part was more forthright about what liberation meant and entailed. It’s a neo-Marxist conspiracy theory. They observe, to quote them at some length (cont.)
Emotional attempts to suppress controversial or unpopular speech have increasingly made use of what I call the “Mourner’s Veto”—individuals will say that a speaker or a piece of writing has caused them to become distressed, and they allege “harm” or even threats to their “right to exist.”
America is about to descend into one-party rule like you see in all third world countries, which is what happens when you import the people of the third world. California is more like Mexico now than historic America.
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from thezman.com
No, Trump Should Not Pardon National Disgrace Edward Snowden. Evidently, Snowden was that guy who inappropriately “replies all” on emails and even worse, he tried to get his boss in trouble. He didn't even try the legal whistleblower channels, and we know what Obama did to anyone who tried that.
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from hudson.org
Liberals Want You Demoralized, So Don’t Be
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from townhall.com
The Rise of Gyno-Fascism. "Instead, what we are seeing in America is a highly feminized, mutant form of fascism that is unconcerned with the practical aspects of governance and instead obsesses over the aesthetic and moral aspects or rule."
submitted 5 months ago by Chipit from takimag.com
Why is the Left calling me a fascist?
submitted 5 months ago by jet199 from unherd.com
Four Fallacies of the Woke Prohibition of Cultural Arguments. Woke ideology has achieved a near total victory in crowding out cultural explanations for disparity in the world. The woke have successfully branded cultural explanations as racism.
Wokeness Threatens the Rule of Law. In this worldview, there is no such thing as a “reasonable person,” and nothing can be considered “reasonable,” because the very application of “reason” is a mere application of whatever is accepted by the dominant power structure at hand.
What if Instead of Calling People Out, We Called Them In?
submitted 5 months ago by jet199 from nytimes.com
The Pity Party On The Left
submitted 5 months ago by jet199 from kathleenstock.com
Does Racism Explain Black Disadvantage? The possibility that inequalities might be a result of black culture, historical circumstance, or heritability is dismissed a priori or even ruled out of bounds. For example, research into the genetic basis of racial IQ differences.
"Everything Is Problematic". There is something dark and vaguely cultish about radical left politics. I’ve thought a lot about what exactly that is. I’ve pinned down four core features that make it so disturbing: dogmatism, groupthink, a crusader mentality, and anti-intellectualism.
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from newdiscourses.com
Ultra-Orthodox Jews’ Greatest Strength Has Become Their Greatest Weakness
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from dnyuz.com
Migrants not only tend to sell their own labor cheap. They also bring down the wage demands for native workers in fields with low barriers to entry. In America, it’s black men who have often borne the impact that migrant workers have had on the wages of native workers.
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from quillette.com
It is now painfully clear that, as Solzhenitsyn was able to discern 42 years ago, the West has been gradually losing the will and intellectual ability to defend itself against an army of internal critics determined to demolish everything the West used to stand for.
“Why Is Wokeness Winning?” asks veteran pundit Andrew Sullivan, recently fired by New York magazine for distressing its more fragile younger staffers by thinking for himself. Sullivan sums up the idiotic but undeniable reasons for the real-world success of Critical Race Theory:
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from takimag.com
New York, New York, once a wonderful town // The people are crap and the mayor’s a clown // The only safe space is a hole in the ground // Welcome to Newark. Arriving from bucolic Switzerland, Newark feels like Katanga circa 1960. If this isn’t a third-world-country airport, I don’t know what is.
For decades we’ve been hearing about how conformist the 1950s were, but we are now in an age of conformity once again. And oddly enough, the people making us conform are those who hated the 1950s. So, now we see what the hatred was really about. It was that the conformity was about the wrong things.
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from iwantanewleft.typepad.com
Some Advice to Poor Whites. If you are poor and white, know that our elites have it in for you. You aren’t considered marginalized, because they think you have nothing but white privilege. You aren’t part of the “diversity” that they want in high-status jobs, even though you’ve never been in them.