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Posted by: badanov || 10/27/2021 12:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Mob Rule

#1  Wilberforce next. Then Lincoln, Roosevelt, and in due course, MLK...
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/27/2021 12:47 Comments || Top||

#2  But never Marx, Lenin, et.al.
Posted by: Jack is Back! || 10/27/2021 12:57 Comments || Top||


Woke claim that ‘rational thinking' is a white male thing is both insulting and absurd
[NYP] George Orwell famously said that "there are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them."

His adage now applies to anyone associated with academia in any capacity.

The New York Times ran a report the other day on the canceling of University of Chicago geophysicist Dorian Abbot for his dissenting views on affirmative action. The paper quoted a Williams College geosciences professor, Phoebe A. Cohen, who supports Abbot’s shunning. She explained her dim view of academic freedom thusly: "This idea of intellectual debate and rigor as the pinnacle of intellectualism comes from a world in which white men dominated."

Ah, yes, that poisoned fruit of the patriarchy — intellectual debate and rigor.

This idea isn’t new, even if Cohen expressed it in a memorably pithy and direct way. Of all the faddish notions blighting college campuses and the broader culture, it is among the most indefensible and self-destructive.

Start with the fact that to reason is deeply human.

Steven Pinker points out in his new book "Rationality" that one of the world’s oldest people, the San of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa, don’t survive by happenstance. These hunter-gatherers make closely reasoned, evidence-based judgments about their prey; without the use of logic, they wouldn’t be successful. If someone told them they needed to give up all this reasoning and cede it to white males, they’d presumably react with fury and incomprehension.

Needless to say, other cultures and civilizations are capable of great intellectual rigor. It doesn’t require endorsing the fashionable theories that the West invented nothing and rose to preeminence through colonialism and theft to acknowledge the historic achievements of China, India and the Islamic world.

It was Muslims who transmitted Arabic numerals and various important mathematical concepts to the West and played an outsized part in preserving the legacy of the classic Greeks.

The West did indeed forge the Scientific and Industrial revolutions, along with the Enlightenment, that shaped the modern world, and it did so at a time when white males occupied a privileged position in society through law and custom.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/27/2021 02:23 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under:

#1 

It seems WOKE is on a Joe Biden Ventilator and is only kept alive by Media.

Something I also have noticed Many that whine and pant "woke" seem to have done extremely well for themselves, in this so called racist society. eg. PHD University of Chicago Geophysicist, Obama, NFL has been's, NBL, Hollywood and etc...

What have any of these given back out of their OWN POCKETS?


Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/27/2021 6:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Nice to see pushback against Identity-Marxism, but even this author feels compelled to defend reason and logic by means of soft Wokery: obligatory references to the glory that is aboriginal reasoning and the grandeur that was the Arabs.

Enough with the virtue signaling. We are fighting a deranged, violent cultural movement whose goal is to take power from white males. It's just a con, a grift. A shakedown. That is all.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/27/2021 6:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Critical thinking, reason, logic, right and wrong are incompatible with uncontrolled emotion, hate, rage, vengeance, or the evil of anarchy.

Perhaps others see it differently, but it's sort of 'black and white' for me.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/27/2021 7:00 Comments || Top||

#4  Label me as tired. Strip them of their clothes, housing, food access, transportation, et al so they don't have to be touched by Western Civilization. Oppressed Euros pulled up stakes and went to another continent. Try Africa or Asia if you feel oppressed here but skip the countries in Asia that have adopted 'western institutions' and left the third world.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/27/2021 7:30 Comments || Top||

#5 
In case y'all missed it...USA TODAY owned local papers are running an racial piece calling
Section 8 handouts another form of Jim Crow.

If so, then we need stop it, saving over $200 Billion a year in taxpayer $$$$$ year.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/27/2021 9:22 Comments || Top||

#6  Post modernism meets critical race theory.
Posted by: Angstrom || 10/27/2021 9:55 Comments || Top||

#7  I just ignore all this woke shit. I don't give 1 fuck if any of these people like me or not.
Posted by: Chris || 10/27/2021 10:04 Comments || Top||

#8  To paraphrase Trotsky, you may not be interested in them, but they are interested in your money.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/27/2021 10:05 Comments || Top||

#9  The paper quoted a Williams College geosciences professor, Phoebe A. Cohen, who supports Abbot’s shunning.

I grew up 12 miles from Williams.... they were rosy red recta then and have apparently bred true..
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/27/2021 10:31 Comments || Top||

#10  What would the KKK say differently?
Posted by: Tom || 10/27/2021 10:44 Comments || Top||

#11  Since there are a significant number of 'woke' white males this claim is clearly incorrect.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/27/2021 11:22 Comments || Top||

#12  Since there are a significant number of 'woke' white males this claim is clearly incorrect.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/27/2021 11:24 Comments || Top||

#13  A good comment always bears repeating, repeating, repeating... Echoes through the ages... until society goes deaf, academia goes blind, and ordinary people go dumb.

All and all, the definition of Woke.
Posted by: Elmiper Uleatle9348 || 10/27/2021 11:42 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
Why China IS as responsible for climate change as anyone
Unexpectedly.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Shocking data shows country is the world's second-largest cumulative polluter since 1850 - despite Beijing insisting the West is to blame
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Duh.

Who said the global Green New Grift was rational or aimed at actually reducing carbon emissions? It's just another excuse to shake down Whitey. Nothing more, nothing less.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/27/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#2  At least Japan outlawed Habachis in hotel rooms prior to 1995.+
Posted by: crazyhorse || 10/27/2021 7:31 Comments || Top||

#3 

The country with the largest population on earth
surely is the MOST responsible.

But also need to remember the USA Economy, as it stands today, could not survive 30 days without the CCP making what we buy.

Seriously why use China when we have all of Latin America south of us and it uses far less fossil fuels to produce and transport anything to the USA markets.

Plus it could deeply reduce Illegal Immigration if NAFTA is used like it was sold to us by the Politicians.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/27/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Seriously why use China when we have all of Latin America south of us and it uses far less fossil fuels to produce and transport anything to the USA markets.

Because our kakocrats perceive the grifting opportunities to be orders of magnitude larger in China.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 10/27/2021 7:41 Comments || Top||

#5  I was a Democrat until 9/11, and way back then I knew that "the planet" wasn't REALLY anyone's focus so long as China was given free reign to do whatever the hell they wanted to do environmentally.
Posted by: Crusader || 10/27/2021 10:30 Comments || Top||

#6  "could not survive 30 days without the CCP making what we buy."
Whats the origin of all those counter ships unable to dock for the last few weeks?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/27/2021 21:39 Comments || Top||



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