A Values-Based Approach to Leaving Wokeness Behind
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The First Worthy Criticism of Cynical Theories. James Lindsay explains where and how Critical Theory came into being. Important information for anyone who wants SJWs to lose.
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French philosopher Michel Foucault ‘abused boys in Tunisia’. A fellow intellectual, Guy Sorman, has unleashed a storm among Parisian “intellos” with his claim that Foucault, who died in 1984 aged 57, was a paedophile rapist who had sex with Arab children while living in Tunisia in the late 1960s.
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If you have ever wondered about what the backstory of the creation of the “Feminist Mein Kampf” paper really was, including why its authors did it, you won’t want to miss this long-form discussion and rare response to yet another underinformed critic of Lindsay, Boghossian, and Pluckrose’s work.
submitted 17 days ago by Chipit from (newdiscourses.com)
Thomas Sowell: Tragic Optimist. Any black academic who openly challenged the efficacy of Affirmative Action policies or other Great Society programs meant to benefit blacks was certain to be stigmatized as a race traitor.
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Could Feminism (Again) Provide an Argument for More Conservatives? What has made me inclined to want to see more political conservatives in the faculty ranks of American colleges and universities? Feminism.
submitted 25 days ago by Chipit from (heterodoxacademy.org)
Symbolism of the Beasts in The Book of Revelation. We examine the symbolism of the Dragon and the Beasts in the book of Revelation and how it relates to us today. The coherence of the imagery used in the text is explained as well as the relevance to political trends and the development of AI.
submitted 1 month ago by Chipit from (youtu.be)
The Rhetoric of Woke & AntiWoke Discourse | Benjamin A Boyce interviews Professor Erec Smith. This interview was refreshing and easy on digestion. They discuss the Evergreen situation being taught in class.
The abuses of Popper. A powerful cadre of scientists and economists sold Karl Popper’s ‘falsification’ idea to the world. They have much to answer for.
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Ryan Maguire - The Ghost in the MP3 - or musings on what is lost in our digitally compressed world and how does this apply to more meta data?
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The University of California Drifts toward Conformism. In this essay, we address the consequences of the University of California’s policies to address racial disparities and its support for social justice activism as influences on its commitment to academic freedom and other intellectual values.
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Why John Stuart Mill Matters More than Ever: A Student Perspective - Heterodox Academy. It is difficult to conjure a more relevant – if not urgent – essay that a student of the liberal arts should read than On Liberty.
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Why Ibram Kendi’s Antiracism is So Flawed - Heterodox Academy. The full arc of American history can be understood as a battle between these two souls, Kendi says, with genocide, enslavement, Trump and bigotry on the one side and equality, science, Biden and empathy on the other.
Star Wars and Existentialism (34:59) ~ Jedi Bunny
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The Intellectuals' Assault on Intelligence. The current class of intellectuals, whether inside the universities or outside as a product thereof, now flout the principles of logic and reason far more than their relentlessly mocked uneducated rubes ever did.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from (americanthinker.com)
Antonio Gramsci, Cultural Marxism, Wokeness, and Leninism 4.0 (57:33) ~ New Discourses
The New Wave of Communism: Critical Theory | America Uncovered (35:11) ~ America Uncovered
Essentialism: a philosophical method best characterised as the worship of language. Essentialist thought has stifled our reason since antiquity due to its overwhelming intellectual obsession with language itself, failing to recognise that language is a tool we use to represent reality, nothing more.
submitted 2 months ago by Chipit from (newdiscourses.com)
Sue and hooks view the world through the concepts and categories of what Lukianoff and Haidt have called “common-enemy identity politics,” which has its roots in critical theory and certain strains of postmodern thought, “identitarianism.” By contrast, Martin Luther King was a Personalist.
submitted 3 months ago by Chipit from (quillette.com)
Philosophers Smear One of Their Own for Gender Heresy. The appointing of Kathleen Stock—who advocates some pre-2015 views on gender identity—as an Officer of the Order British Empire last month mobilized woke philosophy Twitter like a five-alarm fire.
Psychopathy and the Origins of Totalitarianism. Many of the greatest horrors of the history of humanity owe their occurrence solely to the establishment and social enforcement of a false reality. This means that they require power, coercion, manipulation, and eventually force to keep them in place.
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Philosophical "Standing Armies" (32:31) ~ Larken Rose
submitted 4 months ago by JasonCarswell from (youtube.com)
"It has to appeal to the dumbest person in society so where it deals with dumb people they get turned off by that rather than understand that this aspect is actually necessary and then there are higher levels that you can attain without necessarily having to be involved in the superstitious parts."
submitted 4 months ago by Chipit from (youtu.be)
White Fragility Training and Freedom of Belief. The similarities between this belief system and belief systems more instantly recognisable as religious, which also believe in original sin, powerful but insidious forces of evil, a priesthood, epiphany and atonement, are clear.
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The Ripple Effect Podcast #269 (Ryan Cristián & Whitney Webb | BigTech, Operation Warp Speed & More) (2:17:24) ~ RvTHEORY6
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Who or What is the Demiurge? - Know Thyself Part 1 - Santos Bonacci
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Jonah and the Upside-Down World, by Jonathan Pageau. The Story of Jonah is a comedy in which the fall of Man is played back in reverse. It exemplifies the "flips" and inversions which happen at the edge and can help us understand the resurrection as well as the end of the World.
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Why Voltaire Said: You Must Cultivate Your Own Garden (3:48) ~ The School of Life
Machiavelli’s Advice For Nice Guys (5:16) ~ The School of Life
The Bias that Divides Us. If you are a person of high intelligence, if you are highly educated, and if you are strongly committed to an ideological viewpoint, you will be highly likely to think you have thought your way to your viewpoint. University faculty in the social sciences fit the bill.
submitted 6 months ago by Chipit from (quillette.com)
Noam Chomsky on Religion, Consciousness, Black Lives Matter #BLM, and Education (1:03:57) ~ Better Left Unsaid with Curt Jaimungal
What Is Enlightenment? with Marianne Williamson! (28:24) ~ The Jimmy Dore Show
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The Solution to the Puzzle of the Third Man Argument in Plato
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Thesis: One is not just a number, it is the unit of mathematics
submitted 8 months ago by ElifromtheBook from (self.Philosophy)
Thesis: Real norse never abducted ugly wifes.
Understanding the mask wearer
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Atheism (and Theism) vs. Reality: The Church of Scientific Realism I
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Plato vs Aristotle - Rap Battle! ~ Rucka Rucka Ali
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The Structure of Cultural Revolutions. "A seductive moral theory that finds endless confirmation everywhere and interprets any form of criticism as a manifestation of the problem it fights is a blueprint for disaster."
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This sub needs more Alan Watts [The Dream of Life]
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Collective Revolution and Individual Enlightening Are the Same Thing
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No Deal For Nature - Because Life Is Not A Commidity
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If one accepts that the ultimate arbiter of the rightness of one’s actions is the view of others, who are, by definition, correct, then one cannot legitimately disagree with them. One has outsourced one’s moral judgement to the crowd, making the distinction between shame and guilt obsolete.
submitted 9 months ago by Chipit from (areomagazine.com)
The Psychology of Power - How to Dethrone Tyrants. This is a somber reminder that the world is getting worse, and we are letting it happen. Forget all the race, gender, and sexuality that's used by the elites to divide us. No matter who you are, we have to collectively unite against rulers.
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Epicureanism: a philosophy of life for all
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The Secret Genius of Dwight K. Schrute (The Office) (16:12) ~ Wisecrack [ On accelerationism. Do things have to get worse before they get better? ]
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Stephen Hicks Explains Nietzsche Explaining Everything Happening in America Today
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In 1740 King Frederick of Prussia published an essay, Anti-Machiavel, in which he refuted Machiavelli's "The Prince". Voltaire distributed it in Amsterdam to great popularity. Frederick was known best for his music and philosophy and became known as "the Great".
submitted 9 months ago by Chipit from (en.wikipedia.org)
Do you have a Utopia? If you do, how is it? [no text]
submitted 10 months ago by muyuu from (self.Philosophy)
Welcome to New Discourses. This commitment to open and forthright dialogue won’t just risk offending people. It will offend them. At present, our discourses are limited, and many people are coming to realize it. Those who do, don’t like it, and we’re ready for a change.
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Celine's Laws. Celine's First Law: National Security is the chief cause of national insecurity. Celine's Second Law: Accurate communication is possible only in a non-punishing situation. Celine's Third Law: An honest politician is a national calamity.
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How do you know that to be your name?
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How to Assess Risk
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Albert Camus - The Plague (10:33) ~ The School Of Life
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from (youtube.com)
David Starkey: The Self-Hatred of the English Intellectual
submitted 1 year ago by Chipit from (youtube.com)
The Philosophy of Sauron | Nietzsche and Lord of the Rings
submitted 1 year ago by AliceofX from (youtube.com)
Which of Ayn Rand’s Nonfictional Works is best to start off with?
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8-BIT PHILOSOPHY: Video Games Make You Smart (Watch All 45+ Episodes!) - Invidious
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What did Nietzsche think of Capitalism and Liberalism?
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"If your smartphone is an extension of your mind, it should have the same legal protections as your brain"
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The most interesting word in English language
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Ayn Rand's 7 Virtues to Live By for a Great Life
submitted 1 year ago by sawboss from (self.Philosophy)
J Krishnamurti - The Real Revolution - 2. Observing ourselves
Traditional US Values...
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I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised? | Diogenes
submitted 1 year ago by Tom_Bombadil from (self.Philosophy)
E. Michael Jones Interviewed on the Anti-Neocon Report ~ E. Michael Jones and Ryan Dawson, 2018-11-29 (1:10:30) - [ on Logos vs Jews and pure hypocrisy ]
Will Wall-E Come True? (vs. Star Trek) – Wisecrack Edition ~ Wisecrack - [ This over-simplified contrast omits 1984, Brave New World, Blade Runner, Terminator, etc. but does briefly touch on dystopian abuses of class and power in this video on automation philosophy. ]
Political morality should allow for rare dirty hands practices
submitted 1 year ago by UmamiTofu from (iai.tv)
How Fraudsters Become Heroes (ft. Fyre Fest, Theranos, Martin Shkreli) ~ Wisecrack
just because no1 has ever said NO to your opinion(s)dosnt mean your right.....so if you(people here on Saidit)disagree,that means i'm RIGHT about it..right?...eh but if you all agree dos that mean i'm WRONG?
“Debating Taboos” Anti-Semitism Against Arab and Jewish Americans | At the Center for Study of Responsive Law’s fourth “Debating Taboos” series, panelists debated responses to anti-Semitism against Arab and Jewish Americans.
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Peter Singer explains why Google was wrong to fire James Damore
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Stoicism & The Art of Not Caring ~ Pursuit of Wonder (8m27s)
Peter Singer - "Philosophy causes offence. It should cause offence!"
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What I, a classical utilitarian, learned from suffering-focused ethics
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A Guide to Stoicism
submitted 1 year ago by ruperttaylor from (owlcation.com)
In a rich mans house there is no place to spit but his face. -Diogenese
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Why not whip the teacher, when the pupil misbehaves? -Diogenese the dog
The New Science of How to Argue—Constructively
submitted 2 years ago by UmamiTofu from (theatlantic.com)
Is the Universe Conscious?
submitted 2 years ago by ruperttaylor from (owlcation.com)
Philosophy of Globalism - Julian Huxley, UNESCO & The Final Revolution (Half) ~ Jay Dyer - With a Greek Orthodox bias and a lame sense of humour he touches on some good stuff, though not surprising to most informed truthers.
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from (youtube.com)
"Being """Rational""" isn't what you think" by Luke Smith (2019-03-03)
"In Defense of "Pseudoscience"" by Luke Smith (2019-03-10)
Liar paradox - If this sentence were true, then what it says would be the truth, implying that it is false which is a contradiction, so if it were false then it is false that this sentence is false, hence it is true which is also a contradiction.
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from (en.wikipedia.org)
"Powers & Principalities: Episode 92" by Tim Kelly (thkelly67) with Joseph Atwill (2019-03-09) on Tolerance
Propertarianism (or proprietarianism), a right-libertarian ethical philosophy advocating the replacement of states with contractual relationships. Propertarian ideals most commonly cite advocation for state governance bodies whose main or only job is to enforce contracts and private property.
"John Mark & Devon Stack Pillstream #4" by Black Pilled (2019-02-22) - On PROPERTARIANISM, a long term rule-of-law-based solution for the grassroots right wing.
UG#523 - Ivan Illich and The Collapse Of Power (Nowtopia and Why Money is not Power) - An introduction to Illich, whom I consider the greatest philosopher, social critic and theologian of the 20th Century.
submitted 2 years ago by Robin from (unwelcomeguests.net)
Gilles Deleuze pt. 1(/?) – What is Philosophy? [podcast about Post-Moderism, 3 parts out already]
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In Hegel's philosophical system, the owl of Minerva is not just a metaphor, but a significant symbol...
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"Against Propertarianism | w/ NWG, TPS #307" by Jean-Francois Gariépy (2019-02-07)
Jordan Peterson Announces Debate with Slavoj Zizek
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Ayn Rand’s Libertarianism
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Slavoj Zizek — Jordan Peterson, Cultural Marxism & the West
The Philosophy of Truth
The Philosophy of Consciousness
5 Philosophical Dilemmas Without Clear Answers
The Philosophy of Fairness
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Philosophy: from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom"