Category Archives: activism

Scientist Explains Why He Will Not Join “March for Science”

  The Mad Virologist explains why he will not participate in the March for Science.  It began on the MfS Facebook page: Imagine my surprise when I saw a comment in the group about science in the US being bought … Continue reading

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It’s not a bug, it’s a feature.

A third speech was recently shut down by screaming social justice warriors, illustrating that the radical, secular Left’s disdain for free speech is an inherent component of their ideology. A throng of angry protesters converged at Claremont McKenna College on … Continue reading

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Getting Harder to Hide to Partisan Agendas Behind the “March for Science”

Poor Jerry Coyne.  The atheist activist is struggling mightily about the March for Science.  He wants to attend the march, although he doesn’t know what it is supposed to accomplish.  But he’s having a hard time closing his eyes to … Continue reading

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The Social Justice Movement and Christians: A Comparison

We have seen how SocJus, an secular religion, behaves when they become aware of dissenting views being expressed in their midst (here and here).  Let’s compare their behavior to how Christians have behaved in a similar setting. The year is … Continue reading

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Another day, another SocJus Ritual

It’s in a different country (Canada), at a different university (McMaster Univerisity), and involves a different speaker (psychologist Jordan Peterson).  Here is Peterson’s description from YouTube: All this video from the “panel discussion” at McMaster University Friday March 17th 2017. … Continue reading

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Social Justice Atheist Tries to Explain Why Intersectionality is not a Cult

Over at the Friendly Atheist blog, Lauren Nelson, the atheist activist who thought Madalyn Murray O’Hair was murdered for her atheism,  tries to refute Andrew Sullivan’s observations about the religious aspects of intersectionality. Let’s have a look. Nelson writes: He’s … Continue reading

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Indoctrination at Middlebury College

In the previous blog entry, I noted Like cultists, the demonstrators clearly demonstrate a hive mindset that was obviously generated through indoctrination.  In fact, they are so deeply indoctrinated that they work themselves into a religious frenzy with the messages … Continue reading

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The Cult of Intersectionality

In a previous posting, I hinted that activism is prone to developing into a secular cult: In summary, I am proposing that activists are predisposed to radicalization.   One causal factor behind this radicalization is manner in which activists tend to … Continue reading

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March for Science Threatens Public’s Trust in Science

In her article, Is the March for Science Bad for Scientists?, Emily Atkin made a point that is both dangerous and foolhardy: If scientists are defensive in the first place, perhaps it’s because of conservative rhetoric portraying them as partisan … Continue reading

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March for Science Supporters Don’t Seem All That Interested in Science

The March for Science (MfS) Facebook page claims “We are people who value science” and ” What unites us is a love of science, and an insatiable curiosity. We all recognize that science is everywhere and affects everyone. Science is … Continue reading

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