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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

'White shaming' is new rage on college campuses
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WASHINGTON – An assistant professor at the University of Iowa who pledged to expose her students to “their own white ignorance” in a “peer-reviewed academic journal” was stunned and appalled that she was, well, criticized for it.
University of Iowa assistant professor Jodi Linley

Jodi Linley, a white education instructor, wrote that her goal was to make her “mostly white” graduate students keenly aware of their “white privilege” and use her classroom to “deconstruct whiteness.” If she did otherwise, she explained, it would make her “complicit” in perpetrating white supremacy.

“For white students,” she wrote, “talking about race with an all-white group of peers … [reveals] their own white ignorance.”

Linley said her commitment to designing classes that fight white privilege began as soon as she became a professor in 2014, at which point she resolved to “develop courses that both unveiled and rejected” the notion that “neutrality and objectivity are realistic and attainable.”
I wonder if there is a prerequisite course on her inability to be neutral and objective on the subject.

Seems to be corroborated by a loacal news outlet.
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Catholic school removes symbols of Catholicism
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Removal of a number of statues and other smaller Catholic icons from the campus of San Domenico School in San Anselmo has raised concerns among some parents.

In an email to the school’s board of directors, Dominican Sisters of San Rafael and the head of school, Shannon Fitzpatrick objected to the removal of the statues and other steps the school has taken in an effort to make the school more inclusive.

“Articulating an inclusive foundation appears to mean letting go of San Domenico’s 167-year tradition as a Dominican Catholic school and being both afraid and ashamed to celebrate one’s heritage and beliefs,” wrote Fitzpatrick, whose 8-year-old son attends the school.

She added, “In our time here, the word ‘Catholic’ has been removed from the mission statement, sacraments were removed from the curriculum, the lower school curriculum was changed to world religions, the logo and colors were changed to be ‘less Catholic,’ and the uniform was changed to be less Catholic.”

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:39 pm    Post subject: Orpheum theater won’t show ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Reply with quote

http://wreg.com/2017/08/25/orpheum-theater-wont-show-gone-with-the-wind-calling-film-insensitive/


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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “Gone With the Wind” will be gone from The Orpheum’s summer movie series, the theater’s board said Friday.

The Orpheum Theatre Group decided not to include the 1939 movie about a plantation in the Civil War-era South in its 2018 Summer Movie Series after feedback from patrons following the last screening Aug. 11.

“As an organization whose stated mission is to ‘entertain, educate and enlighten the communities it serves’, the Orpheum cannot show a film that is insensitive to a large segment of its local population,” the theater’s operators said in a statement.

Memphis’ population is about 64 percent African-American.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://i.imgur.com/Kx4eS7X.jpg

Also

http://i.imgur.com/iFbtzR8.jpg
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Muso wrote:
http://i.imgur.com/Kx4eS7X.jpg

Also

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Both are awesome! THANKS!!!!
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
'White shaming' is new rage on college campuses
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WASHINGTON – An assistant professor at the University of Iowa who pledged to expose her students to “their own white ignorance” in a “peer-reviewed academic journal” was stunned and appalled that she was, well, criticized for it.
University of Iowa assistant professor Jodi Linley

Jodi Linley, a white education instructor, wrote that her goal was to make her “mostly white” graduate students keenly aware of their “white privilege” and use her classroom to “deconstruct whiteness.” If she did otherwise, she explained, it would make her “complicit” in perpetrating white supremacy.

“For white students,” she wrote, “talking about race with an all-white group of peers … [reveals] their own white ignorance.”

Linley said her commitment to designing classes that fight white privilege began as soon as she became a professor in 2014, at which point she resolved to “develop courses that both unveiled and rejected” the notion that “neutrality and objectivity are realistic and attainable.”
I wonder if there is a prerequisite course on her inability to be neutral and objective on the subject.

Seems to be corroborated by a loacal news outlet.


Attacks like this on education prevent class consciousness and the individuals awareness in their role in class struggle.

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They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. Thats against their interests.
Thats right. They don’t want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table and think about how badly they’re getting fucked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fucking years ago. They don’t want that!
You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shitty jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now they’re coming for your Social Security money. They want your retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it. They’ll get it all from you sooner or later cause they own this fucking place! It's a big club, and you ain’t in it! You, and I, are not in the big club.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

White trash supremacists flock to DNA tests, are predictibly upset by the results.

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Some rejected the tests entirely, saying that an individual’s knowledge about his or her own genealogy is better than whatever a genetic test can reveal. “They will talk about the mirror test,” said Panofsky, who is a sociologist of science at UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics. “They will say things like, ‘If you see a Jew in the mirror looking back at you, that’s a problem; if you don’t, you’re fine.'” Others, he said, responded to unwanted genetic results by saying that those kinds of tests don’t matter if you are truly committed to being a white nationalist. Yet others tried to discredit the genetic tests as a Jewish conspiracy “that is trying to confuse true white Americans about their ancestry,” Panofsky said.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sugar wrote:
George Carlin wrote:
They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. Thats against their interests.
Thats right. They don’t want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table and think about how badly they’re getting fucked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fucking years ago. They don’t want that!
You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shitty jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now they’re coming for your Social Security money. They want your retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it. They’ll get it all from you sooner or later cause they own this fucking place! It's a big club, and you ain’t in it! You, and I, are not in the big club.
That description perfectly describes the current state of US education.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a term you've heard before on a different subject...

Gender identity is settled science

But that's in the second half. At least the woman in the first half tries to answer the questions instead of dodging them and name calling.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A pretrigger to allow you lot to stock up on popcorn.

South Park: The Fractured but Whole's difficulty slider changes the colour of your skin

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2017-09-07-south-park-the-fractured-but-whole-difficulty-slider-changes-the-colour-of-your-skin


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Ubisoft's comedy RPG South Park: The Fractured but Whole features various levels of difficulty, from easy to very difficult, much like most games. What's different though is the difficulty affects the colour of your character's skin.



...

Later in the game, The Fractured but Whole asks you to choose your character's gender. In a conversation with South Park school counsellor Mr Mackey (the "drugs are bad MKAY" guy), you must choose from three options: male, female and other. In previous South Park game A Stick of Truth, you had to play as a boy.

Our Aoife and Chris picked female. Mr Mackey ums and ahs before calling your parents, who reinforce the decision.

It turns out, if you pick a non-male character, Ubisoft will use the conversation with Mr Mackey as a smart retconning of The Stick of Truth.

"So the whole King and Stick of Truth thing, she was actually a girl the entire time?"

Mr Mackey then asks you to clarify exactly what you mean by a girl. You're then asked to select whether you identify as cisgender or transgender.

Aoife and Chris picked transgender, and Mr Mackey once again calls your parents. "It still tracks with The Stick of Truth, yes it does. She was definitely a girl the whole time. Yes of course. I get it."

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Eric's $0.02 is just perfect.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

live trigger

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-09-15/im-done-cnn-anchor-triggered-after-panelist-proclaims-love-first-amendment-boobs

watch the vid :)
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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live trigger

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-09-15/im-done-cnn-anchor-triggered-after-panelist-proclaims-love-first-amendment-boobs

watch the vid :)


I absolutely love that guy!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

patrix_neo wrote:
Naib wrote:
live trigger

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-09-15/im-done-cnn-anchor-triggered-after-panelist-proclaims-love-first-amendment-boobs

watch the vid :)


I absolutely love that guy!


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Who doesn't love boobs?

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CNN being profoundly offended because a dude said boobs is why Trump won. But really, it is.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sweden 'man-free' festival comes under fire

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She had previously suggested men should be barred from music festivals until they had "learned to behave."

But the festival has come under fire from users of Instagram, the photo-sharing social network, who claimed the policy was discriminatory against transgender people.

This is because the ban on men only applies to what Ms Knyckare described as "cisgender men", a term for a person whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth.

One user angrily asked whether the ban extended to transgender men - people who are biologically female but identify as male.

Another wrote: "You have previously argued that transgender men know how it is to be vulnerable and oppressed, just like women, and should therefore be welcomed. What do you do with the rest of the men who are vulnerable and oppressed, then?"

The festival has responded by saying that transgender men and cisgender are "equally male" and that it was re-evaluating its gender policy.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent. </burns>
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sweden 'man-free' festival comes under fire

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She had previously suggested men should be barred from music festivals until they had "learned to behave."

But the festival has come under fire from users of Instagram, the photo-sharing social network, who claimed the policy was discriminatory against transgender people.

This is because the ban on men only applies to what Ms Knyckare described as "cisgender men", a term for a person whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth.

One user angrily asked whether the ban extended to transgender men - people who are biologically female but identify as male.

Another wrote: "You have previously argued that transgender men know how it is to be vulnerable and oppressed, just like women, and should therefore be welcomed. What do you do with the rest of the men who are vulnerable and oppressed, then?"

The festival has responded by saying that transgender men and cisgender are "equally male" and that it was re-evaluating its gender policy.


:lol: :lol: :lol:

Muslim men are also 'marginalised' and 'oppressed'. Gotta make an exception for them too. :lol:

These morons are so wrapped up with virtue signalling that they can't think more than 1 step of the consequences of their ideas.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Muslim men are also 'marginalised' and 'oppressed'. Gotta make an exception for them too. :lol:

These morons are so wrapped up with virtue signalling that they can't think more than 1 step of the consequences of their ideas.


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Very well put.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, proving that the snowflake does not fall far from the cloud.

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Almost no commentator, no reviewer, has mentioned the most newsworthy fact about Hillary Clinton's latest memoir—which is the near total lack of anything actually newsworthy in the book. With What Happened, Clinton would at last "let down her hair," Simon & Schuster's publicists loudly proclaimed before the book's publication. And that was the line dutifully repeated by reporter after reporter, as though it were a fact. As though, coming from Clinton's people, it didn't need to be checked or reported with even the slight distancing of "Hillary Clinton says she's let down her hair in her new book."
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For that matter, wasn't it her husband who broke the traditional campaign she now mourns? Bill Clinton played the saxophone on late-night TV shows. He answered questions about his underwear. He triangulated every position down to the vanishing point. He ran a perpetual war room that smashed the incumbent Republican president's more old-fashioned campaign. It's a little late in the day for Hillary Clinton to bemoan the election of a man who carried some of her husband's campaign techniques to their logical extreme.


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Chelsea Clinton falsely tweeted Friday that the Michigan House of Representatives had voted to allow emergency medical providers choice in treating patients, specifically giving EMTs the option to deny treatment to gay patients.
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The bill Chelsea Clinton's tweet referred to, and condemned, also has a federal equivalent. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 was ironically signed by her own father, President Bill Clinton.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The municipality of Nacka just bought a place in saltsjö baden for about $1,7 million to a refugee, 16 kids and his three wives.
It has been a trend and cost about $55 million this year.

https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=sv&sl=sv&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.friatider.se%2Fnacka-k-bost-der-i-saltsj-baden-f-r-14-miljoner-t-man-med-tre-fruar

The responsible for that festival will certainly try make an exclusion for those. It's crazy enough to work. :)
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desultory wrote:
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, proving that the snowflake does not fall far from the cloud.

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Chelsea Clinton falsely tweeted Friday that the Michigan House of Representatives had voted to allow emergency medical providers choice in treating patients, specifically giving EMTs the option to deny treatment to gay patients.
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The bill Chelsea Clinton's tweet referred to, and condemned, also has a federal equivalent. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 was ironically signed by her own father, President Bill Clinton.
All that matters is the "initial impression" after the lies have been disseminated. Once that's complete, it doesn't change.

That's why fake news outlets have smeared Trump and then later issued corrections which few people ever see.
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Are they taking the piss why boys have an advantage at physics?
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However, we can make a change: it’s not necessary for physics curricula to begin with projectile motion. Other topics, such as energy conservation, which is more central to physics, could be taught first instead.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

University fields all-male team because they want to win
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University fields all-male team because they want to win


:lol: :lol: :lol:
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University fields all-male team because they want to win
Concern about the all male team, but not an all female school. Yeah, that's consistency. Dumb ass ign'ant students shouldn't be allowed to choose their own teams.
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