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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:08 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Chief?! You ******* colonizer! Sent from my...

Chief?! You ******* colonizer!

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:07 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Nah bro it's a valid lived experience and all the...

Nah bro it's a valid lived experience and all the psych folks agree.



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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By d4m10n
Spanish, obviously. I suppose the right...

Spanish, obviously.

I suppose the right thing to do here is to supress my instinct to ask for evidence and accept that ****** and squaw are comparably slurrish, even though I've never seen the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By d4m10n
I suppose it makes sense to let the hateful...

I suppose it makes sense to let the hateful racists tell us what the word connotes.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By d4m10n
Speakers of Algonquian dialects will find it...

Speakers of Algonquian dialects will find it surprising that the Massachusett/Narragansett word for "woman" is now a slur.

ETA: Link...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 01:24 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Don't blame the messenger; you can thank Dr....

Don't blame the messenger; you can thank Dr. Teetus Deletus for helping us understand that elective mastectomy is now part of wokeness.

ETA: To the extent that "wokeness" relies on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Marketing mastectomy to kids strikes me as fairly...

Marketing mastectomy to kids strikes me as fairly woke in either sense.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
From the guidlelines: Does this...

From the guidlelines:





Does this imply that you have to disclose your inmost internal perception of oneself in order to obtain informed consent?

Damn, bro; I don't even think I did that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
The other slogan from the original photo...

The other slogan from the original photo (https://static01.nyt.com/images/2022/09/27/science/26topsurgery7/merlin_210127752_673cb449-9a51-4d0d-8179-81b4ceae1cff-jumbo.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp) reads...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
For those having trouble with the paywall:...

For those having trouble with the paywall: https://archive.ph/oGu15

Teets are heavily oppressive to some, massively liberating to others...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
Exclamation Psychology and psychiatry wouldn't lead us astray, surely

The Forgotten Lessons of the Recovered Memory Movement

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/27/opinion/recovered-memory-therapy-mental-health.html
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
It's been awhile since I've seen someone...

It's been awhile since I've seen someone unironically exhorting wokeness, but I wasn't terribly surprised that Dr. Teetus Deletus would fire off that particular flare. Intersectionality encompasses...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 07:00 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:41 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
A solution to the problem which only works for...

A solution to the problem which only works for shop teachers strikes me as a half solution at best. I don't think humanities teachers (of any gender or none) should be wearing comically oversized...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Spotted the phrase "stay woke" in an NYT article...

Spotted the phrase "stay woke" in an NYT article (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13912866&postcount=126) this a.m. and I'd say it was likely intended as a signal of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
More Trans Teens Are Choosing ‘Top Surgery’ ...

More Trans Teens Are Choosing ‘Top Surgery’


https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/26/health/top-surgery-transgender-teenagers.html

ETA: See if you can spot "stay woke" in the article.

Sent from...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Fair enough

Fair enough
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
This part seems spot on to me, so maybe he's...

This part seems spot on to me, so maybe he's right about the new usage as well.

Consciously casting for diversity does strike me as "woke" though, under any of the iterations described above.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 4,350
Posted By d4m10n
I think it's enough to say that the individual...

I think it's enough to say that the individual organism went down one path or another in utero, so long as we are confining our discussion to mammals or other non-hermaphrodites.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
For example, if Kayla Lemieux were to proclaim,...

For example, if Kayla Lemieux were to proclaim, "My identity is that of a woman cursed blessed with preternaturally large breasts!" would we be able to tell whether that identity is "real and valid"...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Okay, point taken. I've got two separate...

Okay, point taken. I've got two separate questions.

1) Is it actually illegal to discipline this teacher under Ontario law?

2) If so, is anyone (here at ISF) ready & willing to argue that this...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Question Quick question

Out of curiosity, is anyone willing to argue that the school is correct not to discipline the shop teacher?

Perhaps carrying around ginormous breasts is a sort of "valid lived condition," much...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
I wonder what sort of experiments they ran to...

I wonder what sort of experiments they ran to sort the fictional invalid identities from the real and valid ones.



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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Seems obvious to me that the airhorn would be...

Seems obvious to me that the airhorn would be problematic, even if it causes no "quantifiable harm" to students.

Now try swapping "airhorn" out with other harmless distractions, as an exercise.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
If you think the airhorn is harmless in a...

If you think the airhorn is harmless in a classroom setting, just say so and I'll make the counterargument.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
I didn't claim to decide harm is the only...

I didn't claim to decide harm is the only relevant standard here, that was TragicMonkey.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Quantify the harm bro.

Quantify the harm bro.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
The airhorn is harmless; prove me wrong.

The airhorn is harmless; prove me wrong.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Someone who rolls a random number generator to...

Someone who rolls a random number generator to decide when next to deploy the compressed air horn causes no harm, therefore it's acceptable classroom behavior.



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Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 5,476
Posted By d4m10n
Oh yeah she's definitely accepted by the movement...

Oh yeah she's definitely accepted by the movement (https://xtramagazine.com/power/caitlyn-jenner-trans-sports-bills-200171) as a trans activist. My bad.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Gonna need a fact check on which category of...

Gonna need a fact check on which category of anime we're dealing with here.

https://twitter.com/artdevil91/status/1572273571417804800





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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Administrators get paid to exercise judgement.

Administrators get paid to exercise judgement.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Regardless of an employee's individual identity,...

Regardless of an employee's individual identity, wearing comically oversized prostheses will be considered a violation of the school dress code.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
If it turns out this teacher derives no kinky...

If it turns out this teacher derives no kinky titillation from the outsized protheses, then you're fine with it?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th September 2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
We can surely make that distinction—quite...

We can surely make that distinction—quite sensibly—but it would appear that Ontario Human Rights Code (as applied in this case) cannot.
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 5,476
Posted By d4m10n
Had the assailants been carrying flags...

Had the assailants been carrying flags consistently associated with right-wing activism (e.g. Thin Blue Line (https://images.app.goo.gl/iSKVxDwMzCd9rbHm8) flags) I don't think you'd have so much...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
The school district already explained...

The school district already explained (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/oakville-teacher-viral-reports-trafalgar-high-school-1.6588711) the connection to trans rights:
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 5,476
Posted By d4m10n
You seem to believe this man was assaulted by...

You seem to believe this man was assaulted by trans activists carrying trans flags but that somehow they weren't activists from the left. What you may be missing is that here in the U.S. trans...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
I've seen a few posters berate the...

I've seen a few posters berate the johnnies-come-lately to the ninth and tenth iterations of The Thread Which Shall Not Be Named, mostly for not being spun up on all the relevant jargon and major...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
Possibly to get a school board to say something...

Possibly to get a school board to say something serious like this (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/oakville-teacher-viral-reports-trafalgar-high-school-1.6588711) in response to a massive pair...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
If none of the students complained, that does...

If none of the students complained, that does make the parents look like uptight ******** when they do.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
More like recolonialism, since the three...

More like recolonialism, since the three Latin-based languages of Central & South America all came from bits of the former Roman Empire during the colonial era. It certainly is a bit gauche for woke...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Yeah, but...some of those preferences are vastly...

Yeah, but...some of those preferences are vastly more important than others. Throw in a "mom and dad" or two when briefing students on an upcoming parents' day (yes, that's a thing) no one will...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
I assume the key part of the argument is behind...

I assume the key part of the argument is behind the asterisks.

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 4,074
Posted By d4m10n
I think Bogo is right on this one, it's trickier...

I think Bogo is right on this one, it's trickier than it looks:

https://twitter.com/peterboghossian/status/1572269292921696258

Personally, I'd say massive breasts are distracting, but then so...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By d4m10n
I imagine when she says everyone she means, like,...

I imagine when she says everyone she means, like, non-binary females rather than the bros who walked in on her.



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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
You'd be surprised. I've rarely experienced as...

You'd be surprised. I've rarely experienced as much ethnic & class diversity in the civilian world as I did at the Academy, where everyone was on full scholarship and students were drawn from all...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th September 2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 4,350
Posted By d4m10n
That approach would make it fairly tricky to...

That approach would make it fairly tricky to classify people who undergo therapeutic hysterectomies or orchiectomies, one of whom I included on my test list...
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 04:53 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 5,476
Posted By d4m10n
Possibly they were moderate centrist trans...

Possibly they were moderate centrist trans activists who aren't trying to enact progressive reforms?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,587
Posted By d4m10n
Honestly the most scandalous thing about that...

Honestly the most scandalous thing about that slide is plagiarism.

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