Tag Archives: Leviathan

Quick Takes – Shaping the New “New Soviet” Person: Political Litmus Tests; Unlearning; Safe Spaces of Censorship

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: All Your Minds Are Belong To Us      First, a little mood … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Progressives | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Gatekeepers Gonna Gatekeep

     A small number of tech companies hold a monopoly on þe olde internet superhighway, with the various top-dog companies controlling different niches in the broader yet increasingly intellectually narrowed world of social media.      A handful of companies now have the … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Progressive Privilege of Privacy

     If one is in a true position of “institutional privilege & power”, then one does not fear being outspoken; if one does not have this “institutional privilege & power” and dares say something not approved of those who do have … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Progressives | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Robber Barons and Omnipotent Moral Busybodies

     C. S. Lewis once noted that it was better to be ruled by robber barons who were interested in their own benefit, than “omnipotent moral busybodies” who wish to impose their insane not-so-clever schemes on other people whether the people … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives, Science | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Logic of the Left

     The logic of the intersectionally woke Left goes thusly: Whites, conservatives, men, “cis-het”, &c. hold “institutional privilege and power”. This “institutional privilege and power” is axiomatically deemed evil, as “Whiteness”, “heteronormativity”, &c. are defined as “systems” used to oppress everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quick Takes – Sexist Penitents; Sexist Athletes & Veterans; Sexist Robots

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Long live the Robo-Patriarchy™!!1!      First, a little mood music:      Carrying on… … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Progressives | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Othering of Cis-Normative Unpersons

     Once upon a time, boys’ restrooms/lockerrooms/showers/&c. were for actual biological boys and girls’ restrooms/lockerrooms/showers/&c. were for actual biological girls because society recognized that such distinctions existed and boys and girls might want privacy from each other in a potentially vulnerable … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Progressives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Free Speech: A Definition of Terms

     To many, the idea that so-called “Hate Speech” isn’t “Free Speech” has been a nonsensical notion. How can one have freedom of speech if the state can censor particular negative utterances?      Oh, there is no right to yell “fire” in … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

In Praise of Moloch

     One of the greatest lies of the pro-abortion Left is that they are “personally” against abortion, but believe in “choice” based on the “right to privacy” between a doctor and a pregnant woman—that the government shouldn’t inject its opinion into … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare, Progressives | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Buggy-Whips of Reason

     One of the basic lessons of Sun-Tzu is to understand the enemy. Another of Sun-Tsu’s basic lessons is to understand oneself.      Twitter poster “John Of Argghh!” points out that many on the Right who act like they are still the … Continue reading

Posted in Progressives | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments