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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 06:49 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
No, I cited the Mina's World Instagram feed,...

No, I cited the Mina's World Instagram feed, where I originally watched both videos. It so happens that LibsOfTikTok archived the video, but they are not the source of the video, obviously. To my...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:52 PM
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Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Those videos were originally posted and later...

Those videos were originally posted and later deleted from the Mina's World instagram feed, which was decidedly pro-social justice. Not a right wing source.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 919
Posted By d4m10n
To reframe my question from the OP, why would...

To reframe my question from the OP, why would conservative parents (i.e. LibsOfTikTok audience) want to call the school or the CATCH program director to opt their kids out of the program? I would...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
I'd say it's less than perfect, but only because...

I'd say it's less than perfect, but only because of the death threats. Some people think that those are an extension of the angry mob mentality behind "cancel culture" but others would say that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:41 AM
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Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
See #2485 for a direct link.

See #2485 for a direct link.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Not sure why anyone would think an audio segment...

Not sure why anyone would think an audio segment about cancellation is spam in a discussion thread about cancellation. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

ETA: For the audio skeptical, here is a discussion of Wen's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 919
Posted By d4m10n
I can imagine being upset if they were given...

I can imagine being upset if they were given incompetently bad medical care (e.g. administered sulfa-based antibiotics despite a severe drug allergy) but it's difficult to imagine why I would be...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,668
Posted By d4m10n
Nah bro, the real trick is to pick a (culturally)...

Nah bro, the real trick is to pick a (culturally) extinct tribe like the Taíno.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th November 2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 947
Posted By d4m10n
This is one of those unusual cases where patients...

This is one of those unusual cases where patients are hoping to trade off psychological distress for functional impairment.

ETA: Thanks for the link.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 919
Posted By d4m10n
Were you hoping to deny them access to birth...

Were you hoping to deny them access to birth control?

How is that relevant?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 919
Posted By d4m10n
Not quite sure I understand the question.

Not quite sure I understand the question.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th November 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 947
Posted By d4m10n
This was actually what Corinne was asking for:...

This was actually what Corinne was asking for: double amputation, well above the knee. I think it's fair to say she would need significant support from society to manage without them, at least at...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Just have a listen. The intro to "cancel court"...

Just have a listen. The intro to "cancel court" pretty much explains the concept of the segment in around 15 seconds.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
That doesn't remotely follow. Sent...

That doesn't remotely follow.



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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th November 2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 947
Posted By d4m10n
In the case of the BBC Horizon episode, there was...

In the case of the BBC Horizon episode, there was a specific list of people who needed to approve of the surgery: the consulting psychiatrist, the surgeon, and ultimately the hospital itself...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th November 2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 919
Posted By d4m10n
NYC DoE gives students BC

Every now and again I come across a culture war story where it's a bit hard for me to intuit why people are actually upset in the first place.


...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th November 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 947
Posted By d4m10n
It is elusive to be sure. I got the sense from...

It is elusive to be sure. I got the sense from the interviews that he'd definitely not recommend amputation if the patient was delusional or psychotic, but he would do so if the disorder was...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th November 2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 947
Posted By d4m10n
Body Dysmorphia (BBC Horizon)

Came across this old episode (https://archive.org/download/BBCHorizonCollection512Episodes/BBC%20Horizon%20-%20s2000e06%20-%20Complete%20Obsession%20-%20Body%20Dysmorphia.mp4) of BBC Horizon today,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th November 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,660
Views: 51,288
Posted By d4m10n
Question What do you guys suppose is going to happen to Twitter?

Will it continue to grow in usage and cultural relevance?

Will it suddenly crash and never recover for lack of available expertise?

Will it wither and fade (as MySpace did) to be replaced by...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th November 2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Not sure why anyone would think an audio segment...

Not sure why anyone would think an audio segment about cancellation is spam in a discussion thread about cancellation. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The discussion about Dr. Wen seemed particularly on point.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th November 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,668
Posted By d4m10n
Another one of those right wing rags stirring up...

Another one of those right wing rags stirring up this controversy.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Sacheen-Littlefeather-Pretendians-17602244.php

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th November 2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Speaking of podcasts about cancel culture, here...

Speaking of podcasts about cancel culture, here are a few audio segments from The New Yorker:...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th November 2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Or, perhaps it is too much effort to summarize...

Or, perhaps it is too much effort to summarize three different people giving three different arguments from three different perspectives when they don't even bother to take turns in a formalized...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th November 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
Once again, you've failed to state your own...

Once again, you've failed to state your own position.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th November 2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,660
Views: 51,288
Posted By d4m10n
Do you somehow have access to their balance...

Do you somehow have access to their balance sheets?



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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd November 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,660
Views: 51,288
Posted By d4m10n
What damage? Twitter appears to be working just...

What damage? Twitter appears to be working just fine so far (https://polymarket.com/market/will-twitter-report-any-outages-by-december-15-2022).
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd November 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
One wonders why trans men are so statistically...

One wonders why trans men are so statistically underrepresented in the NHL

https://twitter.com/NHL/status/1595076956852260865



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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st November 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 8,668
Posted By d4m10n
This is somewhat complicated by the fact that...

This is somewhat complicated by the fact that people of ⅞ European American descent (e.g. Homer Plessy) were still considered non-white by the dominant cultural standard of the time.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th November 2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
I don't recall claiming anything about a...

I don't recall claiming anything about a "terrible scourge" but possibly I'm misremembering. I would say that sometimes cancellations go too far and have rather undesirable results, such as when...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th November 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
I'm leaning towards the latter hypothesis, since...

I'm leaning towards the latter hypothesis, since people get piled on just for saying that it's okay to discuss these issues.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
If you think "cancelled" requires utter...

If you think "cancelled" requires utter destitution and perpetual unemployment, you aren't using the term correctly...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,660
Views: 51,288
Posted By d4m10n
Is anyone willing to bet that Musk will lose...

Is anyone willing to bet that Musk will lose money on Twitter in the long term?

(Like, by 2030 or so.)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Once again, a "segment" is not an entire...

Once again, a "segment" is not an entire "podcast" or "show," it is but a portion thereof.

The "cancel court" segments typically last between 10 and 15 minutes, and I'm going to keep posting them...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
It's very weird that some people need to have...

It's very weird that some people need to have their testicles literally removed (https://the-orbit.net/zinniajones/2013/08/why-im-having-an-orchiectomy/) to treat this condition, yet you hesitate to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
If that's all you're seeing, there isn't anything...

If that's all you're seeing, there isn't anything more I can do to help. I've stated my position on the cancellation of the (racist & sexist) artistic workshop; we've yet to hear yours.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
Keep getting this ad...

Keep getting this ad (https://www.facebook.com/100064369072426/posts/pfbid02h2XeGbMcA2YBzMfHmkTmq83gfeqCc3FcQCgjS7XWNgiSLw2hC3uRSuKuUTrhrXrQl/) served to me on FB:
...
Forum: USA Politics 16th November 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 40,270
Posted By d4m10n
The projections were systemically biased, for...

The projections were systemically biased, for reasons which we can only begin to guess at so far. It is telling that Dems overperformed wherever reproductive rights or voting rights were clearly on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Happy to have a look.

Happy to have a look.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 06:27 PM
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Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Plenty of content for those who care to listen. ...

Plenty of content for those who care to listen.

"He who has ears, let him hear."
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
Here you go: :p

Here you go:
:p
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,325
Posted By d4m10n
Does it rhyme with rope runt?

Does it rhyme with rope runt?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
The claims made in The Independent seemed to...

The claims made in The Independent seemed to align with those from the student paper...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th November 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
The segment only lasts a few minutes, and I've...

The segment only lasts a few minutes, and I've already told you where it begins. Have a listen, or don't. :D
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
It's a fairly common move (here and elsewhere) to...

It's a fairly common move (here and elsewhere) to address the source of the story rather than the content. So long as you can label the story as partisan manufactured controversy you can avoid having...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 21,710
Posted By d4m10n
Right wing rags like The Independent...

Right wing rags like The Independent (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Independent#Political_views)...?
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th November 2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
"segment" ≠ "show"

"segment" ≠ "show"
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th November 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Have a listen for at least three meaningful...

Have a listen for at least three meaningful arguments, none of which fit your assumptions.

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th November 2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,325
Posted By d4m10n
Possibly one of the more outstanding examples of...

Possibly one of the more outstanding examples of ****** as "dude" is this lyric from Joey Purp (https://genius.com/Joey-purp-girls-lyrics).

Light-skinned girl sipping dark liquor
Got a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th November 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 120,073
Posted By d4m10n
Why would you assume they did that?

Why would you assume they did that?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th November 2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 37,391
Posted By d4m10n
Basically, because they believe...

Basically, because they believe (https://www.stlouischildrens.org/conditions-treatments/transgender-center/puberty-blockers) in the mostly harmless "pause button" narrative we saw from John Oliver...
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