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Post by callmeslick » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:37 am

Yes, I know the letters stand for Social Justice Warriors, but why, when and how did it become a BAD thing, or a perjorative to attack or demean other people? Sounds to me like in practice it is the neo-fascist version of 'liberal' or 'Progressive' vilification. I mean, who the actual ★■◆● would NOT wish to fight for social justice?
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Post by callmeslick » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:45 am

I'll add an example. In another thread, folks were attempting to discuss the nuance around a commentary from a PhD professor at a large University system in the US. Ferno just dismisses the trained professional as SJW? She is a ★■◆● academic, Ferno, and as I pointed out, she had a point, where I disagreed with some nuance, but which is fundamentally true. And, you chose to shorthand her with some childishly cute acronym for your personal hatreds. This is NO DIFFERENT than other shallow, broadbrush attacks. For the record, I've fought for social justice my entire adult life, and haven't called for violence, or any such thing. If someone wishes to find fault with my stand, or the idea of fighting for social justice, that person can go ★■◆● themselves.
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Post by Tunnelcat » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:28 pm

So I guess all those women who were victims of Weinstein's predations were nothing but a bunch of SJW's to be ignored all those years? :wink:
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Re: SJWs

Post by Ferno » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:35 pm

callmeslick wrote:I'll add an example. In another thread, folks were attempting to discuss the nuance around a commentary from a PhD professor at a large University system in the US. Ferno just dismisses the trained professional as SJW? She is a ★■◆● academic, Ferno, and as I pointed out, she had a point, where I disagreed with some nuance, but which is fundamentally true. And, you chose to shorthand her with some childishly cute acronym for your personal hatreds. This is NO DIFFERENT than other shallow, broadbrush attacks. For the record, I've fought for social justice my entire adult life, and haven't called for violence, or any such thing. If someone wishes to find fault with my stand, or the idea of fighting for social justice, that person can go ★■◆● themselves.

Just because she's an academic, doesn't mean her opinion isn't above criticism.

Until they raise their opinions out of the swill they're stirring in, you're damned right i'll dismiss it.

And it's commendable that you have not resorted to violence. You should be an example to those who do resort to it.

And as for personal hatred... yes, it's personal. It's personal because it's undoing all the good work that's been done. It's personal because their techniques are a blight on treating everyone equally regardless of who they are. It's personal because we shouldn't have to accept being stuck in a box because we don't fit a certain mindset.

Now...

If you have a problem with that, you have a problem with fairness.
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Re: SJWs

Post by callmeslick » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:57 am

Ferno wrote:

Just because she's an academic, doesn't mean her opinion isn't above criticism.
shorthanding to an ignorant perjoritive isn't 'criticism'. It's intellectual emptiness.
Until they raise their opinions out of the swill they're stirring in, you're damned right i'll dismiss it.
and I will you, every time you show yourself to be that empty.
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Re: SJWs

Post by callmeslick » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:13 am

from what I've read here by example, it would seem as if "SJW" and attacks based upon that acronym, are a way of folks salving their own sexism, racism or other misogyny, and making themselves feel better. I call bullshit, it's that simple.
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Post by woodchip » Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:40 am

callmeslick wrote:Yes, I know the letters stand for Social Justice Warriors, but why, when and how did it become a BAD thing, or a perjorative to attack or demean other people? Sounds to me like in practice it is the neo-fascist version of 'liberal' or 'Progressive' vilification. I mean, who the actual ★■◆● would NOT wish to fight for social justice?
You are entitled to "fight" but the manner in which you do so is what is in question. Verbally attacking someone is one thing but physically assaulting them is another. In the case of the degenerate antifa, they have come out and said it is OK to use physical attacks to quell those who they do not agree with. So I take it slick, you to condone violence where it suits your purpose.
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Post by Tunnelcat » Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:45 am

I've seen a few Nazis strike first at times and most of the recent protest deaths have been at the hands of White Supremacists, by either using a car or guns.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/mor ... -shooting/

http://gawker.com/video-shows-4chan-whi ... 1744412287

However, I like this German town's solution. Out prank the Nazi bastards. :lol:

https://thinkprogress.org/german-town-p ... neo-nazis/
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Re: SJWs

Post by Ferno » Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:59 am

callmeslick wrote:
Until they raise their opinions out of the swill they're stirring in, you're damned right i'll dismiss it.
and I will you, every time you show yourself to be that empty.
Of course it's a pejorative. I'll happily dismiss their crazy as just that - crazy.

And the idea that they need to shut down anything that opposes their mindset through guilt, shame, and violence is just as empty.

They crave attention. You're giving it to them. They crave justification. You're enabling it. They crave polarization. You're supporting it.
but why, when and how did it become a BAD thing
About the same time when they started using violence to silence opposing viewpoints. It's happened more than once, historically speaking, and it's always ended badly for everyone.
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Re: SJWs

Post by callmeslick » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:47 am

where the actual ★■◆● are all these violent warriors for social justice?? Good God, Ferno, is it mushroom season up there?
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Post by vision » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:32 am

Ferno wrote:They crave attention. You're giving it to them. They crave justification. You're enabling it. They crave polarization. You're supporting it.
I think you are completely overreacting and at this point it looks like you are trolling the board. If these people just want attention, why not simply call them narcissists instead of taking a positive term and turning it into a pejorative? The more people use the term SJW the more it becomes an vehicle for scapegoating. All it does is divide, which is what you claim these narcissists are doing. It's not helpful in any way. Likewise, I disagree with calling people nazi and fascist when bigot and racist are more suitable. Most people don't know enough history to know what a fascist is.
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Post by Burlyman » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:59 pm

You kids and your weird internet-only words. I still have no idea what it means and since it doesn't come up anywhere else, I can't be bothered to look it up. :P
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Re: SJWs

Post by callmeslick » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:38 am

Burlyman wrote:You kids and your weird internet-only words. I still have no idea what it means and since it doesn't come up anywhere else, I can't be bothered to look it up. :P
sort of where I stood, Burlyman, but I chose to ask.......
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