Academic Fascism

George Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell’s statement, he need only step upon most college campuses.

Faculty leaders of the University of California consider certain statements racism and feel they should not be used in class. They call it micro-aggression. To them, micro-aggressive racist statements are: “America is the land of opportunity.” That is seen as perpetuating the myth of meritocracy. “There is only one race, the human race.” Such a statement is seen as denying the individual as a racial/cultural being. “I believe the most qualified person should get the job.” That’s “racist” because it gives the impression that “people of color are given extra unfair benefits because of their race.”

  • Jay Currie

    Even Dr. Dawg has noticed that this micro-aggression/trigger warning thing has got a bit out of hand

  • DMB

    Harvard prof: Islamic State sex slavery is bad, but hey, U.S. had slavery

  • Ed

    Would these professors also agree that its a microagression to only allow credentialled academics to teach? Why exclude leroy, the drud dealer from his proper place at the lecturn? And worse, what is tenure, but an exclusionary “meritocracy” based form of privilege?

  • Ed

    All together now, “…Burning down the house!”

  • Xavier

    They don’t understand the difference between imply and infer.

    • Gary

      True, telling them to f-off would be lost and also treated as rhetorical since they never seem to internalize any of the harm they inflict on others with their good intentions.

  • Alain

    Academia suggest a place of higher learning, which is not the case anymore. For the most part they have become the equivalent of the Red Guards re-education camps.

  • Gary

    Wait, I get it.
    To a liberal if you say it looks nice outside to sit on the lawn later and eat lunch , that’s a micro-aggression to degrade the blind that can’t see the sky while mocking the obese and anorexia victims by eating in public when they struggle with food issues.

    The prof should visit the TTC or any CUPE run Office and see the racism of lowered-expectations by Liberals to have a Diversity quota at any cost.
    Wynne had to close down Provincial Offices outside of the GTA across Ontario to get rid of those White Christians and move the Office to Toronto as to quickly hire Diversity people to meet her own Governments Rules for Diversity that they pushed on everyone else.

    Wynne and Mayor Tory do not use Census Canada data for population % for their quota system , they force the National Corporation based in Toronto to meet Local Multicultural populations for race or other factors such as non-citizens.
    So when Toronto is 45% non-whites and 60% immigrants or 12 % homosexuals and 85 muslims. They have to hire peolpe from each groups to reflect Society only in Toronto which causes a huge problem in the future because one all the white people are fired there will be no groups left to fire when 50,000 Immigrants here about the great jobs from Diversity and parachute into Toronto as a new version of the 50 shades or brown .
    One more Minority group in Canada as a Nation but just another non-white person from the majority in Toronto. CUPE won’t fire gays or Muslims or the disabled, the CBC won’t fire women or immigrants, and private Companies can’t keep creating fake job at $35,000.00 a year to avoid being smeared as racists.

    It will be fun to watch once I retire and get out of Toronto to see how the minorities that will be the 89% non-whites one day running the City and in National Corp.’s head Offices will react when they can’t blame Whitey any more for failed projects and poor working skills that get them fired by another shade of Brown person .

    It will be like Detroit once the Government employees bankrupt Toronto and implode the Welfare Industrial Complex and fake Jobs via Diversity Quotas where productivity is retrograde into the abyss .

    • Justin St.Denis

      Quite the screed, Gary. You could have made your points in one-third the space, though. Economy is everything. You should try to remember that.

      • Gary

        OMG, not you again.

        We know you have a short attention span and can’t keep more than 2 thoughts of concepts in your head at once , we know that the Twiiterverse burdens you with comments beyond the 140 key strokes .

        Unlike you , there ARE people out there interested in learning something new so they won’t be just as stupid in 35 years from .
        Most people with a basic IQ above the National mean of 100 would have ignored it or stopped when it appeared non-essential information.

        You people amaze me, you’ll run to the window when you hear a fire truck as if you expect something else or need conformation , you wait until someone falls from a ladder and THEN say be careful , and finally….. you’ll hear 10% of the instructions from a manager and run off as if you know what they meant and then screw-up things and blame the manager that they didn’t warn you by telling you about how to avoid screwing up .

        Next time, look , choose what to do , or move on .

        Trust me, the majority of people that you think actually care about your opinion are really tolerating you in hope you STFU and go away.

        • Justin St.Denis

          Wow. I actually had not identified you as a clinical narcissist. I stand corrected. Your latest screed was very revelatory.

          If you were not so very and absolutely wrong on your every presumption about me, I would not have known. BTW, I have never tweeted in my life, I don’t “do” Facebook or any other social media. Oh, and the IQ is way higher than you would ever guess. But that is another story altogether.