NY Times gets caught memory holing its lies. "Rather than address this controversy directly, the Times—it now appears—decided to send it down the memory hole—the euphemized term for selectively editing inconvenient passages out of old newspaper reports in George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984."
2 days ago by Chipit to /s/media_criticism from (quillette.com)
Black Lives Matter and the Mechanics of Conformity. “Almost every activist I have ever met, whether deliberately or, more likely, unknowingly, exaggerates the problem to which they have dedicated themselves.”
7 days ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
What Is Autogynephilia? An Interview with Dr Ray Blanchard - Quillette
11 days ago by alttrawl to /s/GenderCritical from (quillette.com)
Contemporary anti-racism explicitly rejects Martin Luther King’s dream of a non-racist, colorblind society in which everyone enjoys an equal opportunity to succeed. DiAngelo believes those in American society causing the most damage to people of color are white liberals who claim to be colorblind.
10 days ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
Anti-Racist Structuralists and Non-Racist Culturalists
11 days ago by jet199 to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
The Myth of Harmonious Indigenous Conservationism. The overall theme is that Indigenous peoples traditionally lived their lives in harmony with the land and its creatures, and so their land-use demands transcend the realm of politics, and represent quasi-oracular revealed truths.
18 days ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
Douglas Murray on the Newly Emboldened Radical Left and Why the Silent Majority Needs to Speak Up
22 days ago by Chipit to /s/podcasts from (quillette.com)
"What Is Autogynephilia?" An Interview with Dr Ray Blanchard.Colonization
29 days ago by GayNotQueer to /s/LGBDropTheT from (quillette.com)
A Lady’s Duty to Submit—Then And Now. By Amy Eileen Hamm, accused of sexual assault. All Radfem writers have this bizarre characteristic of simultaneously being a perpetual victim and a perpetual bad-ass. It’s Twilight Zone stuff. The commenters have a field day tearing apart her contradictions.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/Feminism from (quillette.com)
International Scholars Must Resist the American Campaign to Inject Racial Tribalism Into Science. The racialization of discourses, a phenomenon that has spread rapidly to other Western countries from the United States, is increasingly metastasizing into STEM.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/science from (quillette.com)
The Challenge of Marxism - Quillette
1 month ago by sproketboy to /s/whatever from (quillette.com)
Liberalism is being expelled from its former strongholds, and the hegemony of liberal ideas, as we have known it since the 1960s, will end. In this essay, I would like to offer some initial remarks about the new Marxist victories in America—about what has happened and what’s likely to happen next.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
In “Notes on Nationalism,” Orwell noted that some of the best-educated embraced some of the most bizarre ideas. “One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that,” he wrote, after describing some 1940s-era conspiracy theories. “No ordinary man could be such a fool.”
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
Chinese Science Fiction's Disaster Dystopias - Quillette
1 month ago by Scrubjay to /s/ScienceFiction from (quillette.com)
At the NHS and BBC, Important Steps Toward Restoring Balance in the Gender Debate - Quillette
1 month ago by notgonnabenice to /s/GenderCritical from (quillette.com)
The Woke Left v. the Alt-Right: A New Study Shows They’re More Alike Than Either Side Realizes - Quillette
1 month ago by Scrubjay to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Think Cancel Culture Doesn’t Exist? My Own ‘Lived Experience’ Says Otherwise. The vast majority of the victims are people you’ve never heard of, who don’t have the means to fight back, or who have learned to keep quiet so they don’t lose whatever reputation or job security they still have.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/censorship from (quillette.com)
Cambridge PhD student Rob Henderson on how cancel culture became one of America’s most successful exports and why upper middle class whites have embraced the woke agenda.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/podcasts from (quillette.com)
My Life Pouring Concrete. "In Orwell’s day, the privileged set had to get up close and personal to develop their disdain for the working class. These days, thanks to Twitter, they can do it without getting out of bed."
Excellent article on cancel culture in general, specifically lending insight to how the TRA crowd has come to dominate academia in biological science
1 month ago by upcomingDaddy to /s/LGBDropTheT from (quillette.com)
I Was Invited to Testify on Energy Policy. Then Democrats Didn’t Let Me Speak, by Michael Shellenberger. "Today, shortly after giving expert testimony to Congress about energy policy, I had the startling experience of being smeared by sitting members of the United States House of Representatives."
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/environment from (quillette.com)
Many feminists and progressives argue that the West is plagued by pervasive misogyny. Real-world data, however, suggest a different narrative, complicated by the fact that men have worse outcomes in many domains.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
Remembering Cancel Culture’s 40-Year-Old Stepfather. Yet it wasn’t homophobic Christians who demanded the film be scuttled, but gay activists. Cruising’s main cultural legacy lies not with its content, but with the public rallies and boycotts that greeted its production.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/Movies from (quillette.com)
The Myth of Pervasive Misogyny - Quillette
2 months ago by meatball4u to /s/debatealtright from (quillette.com)
Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Cancel Culture
2 months ago by FediNetizen to /s/censorship from (quillette.com)
Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Cancel Culture. Incredibly, the Harper's letter spawned a bunch of people saying that there is no such thing as cancel culture. As Steven Pinker has argued, cancel culture has parallels with the Chinese cultural revolution and the European witch hunts.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Excerpt from Abigail Shrier's book from Quillette
2 months ago by womenopausal to /s/GenderCritical from (quillette.com)
Renowned physicist Lawrence Krauss talks to Jonathan Kay about his Quillette essay "Racism Is Real. But Science Isn’t the Problem" and explains why he expressed skepticism about the sincerity of the #strike4blacklives campaign supported by so many science organisations.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/podcasts from (quillette.com)
Racism Is Real. But Science Isn’t the Problem
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/science from (quillette.com)
Peter Cohen, formerly of the MIT Media Lab and author of "Love and Anger: Essays on AIDS, Activism, and Politics" says "Jeffrey Epstein’s Money Tainted My Workplace. Then Ronan Farrow’s Botched Reporting Trashed My Reputation"
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/media_criticism from (quillette.com)
On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years. I remained quiet about the climate disinformation campaign because I was afraid of losing friends and funding. The Amazon is *not* “the lungs of the world”.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/environment from (quillette.com)
Is the My Little Pony Fan Community Really Full of Nazis? The Atlantic says that Nazis are using seemingly-innocent cartoon fandoms as a Trojan horse to conceal and spread a sinister ideology, but the truth is that the only thing these guys are interested in hiding inside a horse is their dicks.
2 months ago by Chipit to /s/NotTheOnion from (quillette.com)
Cue oceans of commentary, much of it indignantly denying that the word “woman” is becoming unsayable. So I thought I’d collect the evidence. I asked my followers for the best (non) definitions of “woman” they’d seen on their travels. Here are some of them, followed in each case by my commentary.
3 months ago by Chipit to /s/ClownWorld from (quillette.com)
She never saw that calling for people to lose their livelihoods and their reputations was wrong. Only when it happened to her it was wrong. "I’m 49 years old. As already noted, my 39-year-old self would almost certainly have been part of the campaign to get me fired."
3 months ago by Chipit to /s/Feminism from (quillette.com)
Canadian activist who unironically said her trans household is “a permanent rainbow… that unicorns like to prance around on” was driven off social media by an increasingly vicious mob campaign - composed of true-believer trans activists.
4 months ago by Chipit to /s/ClownWorld from (quillette.com)
Former Anarchist Describes Life Inside the Far Left as Cult-Like and Sad
4 months ago by Chipit to /s/LateStageCapitalism from (quillette.com)
When economists talk about “gains” from immigration to the receiving country, they are talking about the remaining 2 percent—about $50 billion. This $50 billion “surplus” disguises an extraordinary transfer of income and wealth: Native capitalists gain $566 billion. Native workers lose $516 billion.
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/books from (quillette.com)
For at least a generation, militant men and women have raised up a culture dedicated to the idea that our civilization is a monstrous aberration in human history, the product of which is mass murder. It must be destroyed and replaced by something left vague but that is purged of sin and corruption.
When Will This End? Who Does This Help? "I am in my third year of excommunication from Canadian culture. In the spring of 2017, I wrote a magazine article that my accusers claimed had flippantly dismissed the concept of cultural appropriation—a serious thoughtcrime."
Professor Eric Kaufmann on America’s Maoist Moment. Professor Kaufmann believes America may be going through something akin to China’s Cultural Revolution in which many aspects of American society, from the constitution to the name of the country, could change.
The Purity Paradox: How Tolerance and Intolerance Increase at the Same Time. It is, according to Douglas Murray, “a curiosity of the age” that as racial and sexual tolerance “at the very least appears to be better than it ever was, it is presented as though it has never been worse.”
3 months ago by Chipit to /s/OpinionPieces from (quillette.com)
The insistence on universal scientific standards is, by this logic, connected to the perpetuation of (male) white supremacy. This emerges from critical theory, a body of thought that casts truth as relative, and asserts that some ideas are accepted over others only because of those in power.
For 30 Years, I’ve Tried to Become a Woman. Here’s What I Learned Along the Way. Man who wanted to be a woman back in the Nineties is 45 years old now and is full of regret.
Human Diversity: The Biology of Gender, Race, and Class—A Review. "Nowadays, a growing number of Americans (including university professors, newspaper columnists, and politicians) reject the value of science, knowledge, truth, and progress, or at the very least are highly skeptical about it."
3 months ago by Chipit to /s/books from (quillette.com)
For Journalists, The New York Times’ Social-Justice Meltdown Is a Sign of Things to Come. The anti-racism movement is now more akin to a religion, with original sin (whiteness) and excommunication (cancelation). America and its white inhabitants are presented as having permanently cursed souls.
Meet Critical Theorists’ Latest Target: Critical Theorists
3 months ago by Chipit to /s/NotTheOnion from (quillette.com)
Are Gamer Stereotypes Accurate? (results of the GG survey by Brad Glasgow & Christopher Ferguson)
5 months ago by JakeWasHere to /s/KotakuInAction from (quillette.com)
Land Repossessions Were Disastrous for Zimbabwe. Will South Africa Repeat the Same Mistakes?
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/corruption from (quillette.com)
"I Run a Family-Owned Construction Firm. Here’s What Wuhan virus Did to My World." Note to far (i.e. "progressive") leftists, these are the people you call heartless capitalist fascist pigs.
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (quillette.com)
A review of "10% Less Democracy: Why You Should Trust Elites a Little More and the Masses a Little Less".
Talat Chughtai, Director of the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Hamad General Hospital, on Treating Chinese Virus
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/podcasts from (quillette.com)
The circle of "diversity"
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/images from (forum-cdn.quillette.com)
It's not just comics and movies and knitting - the romance novel industry is also being torn apart by SJWs.
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Full Surrogacy Now makes a feminist argument for “abolishing the family” by abolishing biological relationships between people. “The aim is to use the bourgeois reproduction of today (stratified, commodified, cis-normative, neocolonial) to squint through a horizon of gestational communism.”
Kentucky State political science professor Wildred Reilly talks to Toby Young about his new book Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/podcasts from (quillette.com)
Georgetown professor Jason Brennan writes in "Against Democracy", that we would be better off ditching (or at least seriously curtailing) democracy. The book pre-dates Brexit and Trump, but he reports in the introduction to the second addition that he received a lot more support in their wake.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/books from (quillette.com)
No, COVID-19 Is Not a ‘Disaster for Feminism’
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/Feminism from (quillette.com)
Bernie Sanders and the ‘Revolutionary’ Whitewashing of Communist Tyranny. Sanders’ own personal history shows that he was, and remains, naively sympathetic to some of the most ruthless revolutionary movements of the 20th century.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Is the New York Times Bad For Democracy? If the Times is implicated in the declining health of smaller news organizations, then it’s not serving the values of democracy as well as it righteously claims. A poverty of local news erodes community bonds and creates divisiveness.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/MediaAnalysis from (quillette.com)
I Was the Mob Until the Mob Came for Me📝 Op-Ed
6 months ago by AliceofX to /s/KotakuInAction from (quillette.com)
Canadians can exercise of their rights to free speech in a public library - only when they obtain the services of 40-50 police officers.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/censorship from (quillette.com)
Andy Lamey Discusses the Conservative Case for Vegetarianism
In Europe the general psychology too often reflects the ideology of development, the idea that the most serious threats to individual happiness have been definitively conquered. Why worry about an epidemic if you have excellent public hospitals available more or less for free?
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/Europe from (quillette.com)
Fabricated Innocence: The Self-Exoneration and Re-Incrimination of Jens Soering. A German convicted of murder in the USA rallied support to his case and Merkel complained to Obama about it. He was released and deported. Only one problem: he's guilty.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/Crime from (quillette.com)
I’ve Been Fired. If You Value Academic Freedom, That Should Worry YouSJ in Academia🎓
Trailblazing Pete Buttigieg Revealed the Extent of ‘Progressive’ Homophobia. LGBTQ activists took issue with the former mayor’s lack of effeminate mannerisms, his moderate policies, and even his whiteness.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (quillette.com)
Quillette columnist Coleman Hughes on why he and some other prominent black intellectuals have created the “1776” project, a response to the New York Times‘s 1619 Project.
Holbrooke and the 68ers, a long book review that chronicles the career of Richard Holbrooke, a man who never saw a war he didn't like.
7 months ago by Chipit to /s/books from (quillette.com)
The Battle to Feed All of Humanity Is Over. Humanity Has Won. Unfortunately, not everyone seems to be aware of the data.
7 months ago by Chipit to /s/environment from (quillette.com)
"My Former Life as a Radical" Lists the dangerous fallacies radicals use for their beliefs. These beliefs are reinforced by a tendency to compare the status quo not to history but to an imaginary future of human perfection. Any society that falls short of this fantasy is seen as an abomination.
7 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Social justice speak loses all meaning when translated into other languages, much like other cult speak. Quebecois after reading it in French translation: "True apostles of tolerance, these professors ironically find it difficult to tolerate any opinion that contradicts their own."
7 months ago by Chipit to /s/whatever from (quillette.com)
Gay man gets pushed out of an LGBT soccer league for gender WrongThink "This little fishbowl fiasco is emblematic of previously disadvantaged, left-leaning communities that now kick people around in the same way they themselves were once treated."
A dictionary of new words: An Orwelexicon for Bias and Dysfunction in Psychology and Academia
7 months ago by Chipit to /s/offbeat from (quillette.com)
There's a shortage of teachers. Here's why. "Warnings to teachers about suboptimal graduation rates and poor percentages of students with Fs were presented along with a desire to model our school atmosphere on a book he read about Disneyland. What could we do to make every day magical?"
8 months ago by Chipit to /s/whatever from (quillette.com)
Video Games and the (Male) Meaning of Life
8 months ago by Drewski to /s/Gaming from (quillette.com)
The Transhumanism Revolution: Oppression Disguised as Liberation
8 months ago by Drewski to /s/Transhumanism from (quillette.com)
PODCAST 65: Benedict Beckeld on Oikophobia—Fashionable Disdain For Your Own Culture
9 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
The affluent do not want to be seen with “common” goods. They view them as distasteful. Today, it’s not just common goods they view as distasteful—it’s beliefs too. The affluent, dreading an “odious” designation, resist displaying commonplace beliefs. They want to be seen displaying luxury beliefs.
10 months ago by Chipit to /s/whatever from (quillette.com)
The LGB Alliance’s launch meeting was an invitation-only affair, held at a secret location—the sort of security precaution that one might implement when moderate Muslims break away jihadists. “This is frightening and nasty. There is no LGB without the T”
10 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (quillette.com)
80/20 confirmed by tinder again
11 months ago by FailedSpecies to /s/BlackPillScience from (quillette.com)
It’s Time for ‘LGB’ and ‘T’ to Go Their Separate Ways. After the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, many believed the fight for gay rights would begin to wind down. Instead, the LGBT-advocacy sector simply redirected its available staff, fundraising and rhetoric to other projects.
11 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (quillette.com)
It’s Not Your Imagination: The Journalists Writing About Antifa Are Often Their Cheerleaders
1 year ago by UmamiTofu to /s/politics from (quillette.com)
Trans Activists’ Campaign Against ‘TERFs’ has Become an Attack on Science - Quillette
1 year ago by useless_aether to /s/Sociology from (quillette.com)
Twelve Scholars Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys - Quillette
1 year ago by useless_aether to /s/Education from (quillette.com)
The Death of the First Amendment in Cyberspace
1 year ago by Mnemonic to /s/Internet from (quillette.com)
Academic Activists Send a Published Paper Down the Memory Hole
2 years ago by Mnemonic to /s/science from (quillette.com)
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