Category Archives: Social Justice

What is Secular Privilege? Here are 10 Everyday Examples

When trying to better understand what white privilege is supposed to be, I discovered a series of articles that help by providing concrete examples, such as What Is White Privilege? Here Are 9 Everyday Examples by Suzannah Weiss.   As I … Continue reading

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More Postmodern Authoritarianism

We have yet more evidence for the authoritarian nature of today’s social justice activists A Canadian teaching assistant was reprimanded by her professor for showing students a video featuring University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson. According to The National … Continue reading

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Two plus two does not equal five

Here’s a story of a guy who calls himself Ja Du.  He believes he is both a woman and a Filipino.  He is transgender and transracial.  If he wants to believe that, fine.  The problem arises when he and others … Continue reading

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Another Crackpot Sociologist

The social sciences seem to be infested with crackpots: A sociology professor at the City University of New York (CUNY) recently argued in an extensive series of tweets that “the white-nuclear family” perpetuates racism. Jessie Daniels, a self-described “expert on … Continue reading

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The Dark, Pseudoscientific Side of Determinism

Jerry Coyne is relying on his free will denialism once again, this time to defend the sexual predator Harvey Weinstein.  We can’t blame Weinstein for his behavior.  He is not at fault.  For he couldn’t help it.  Something made him … Continue reading

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How can you study if Republicans are in the building?

Another day, another example of postmodern campus madness.  In today’s installment, a small group of social justice warriors decide to protest a meeting of college Republicans and demand the student Republicans should not be able to meet in the library.  … Continue reading

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Social Justice Determinists

As I have argued before, atheistic determinism and social justice ideology complement each other very well.  Thus, it is rather amusing to watch a hardcore determinist like Jerry Coyne engage in his constant battles with various social justice atheists and … Continue reading

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Social Justice Laughs

Activist Jerry Coyne points to an example where a book which received a positive prepublication review had the review downgraded because of complaints from the social justice crowd.  Here’s a brief description of the book: The setting is the Midwestern … Continue reading

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The Healing Profession?

Lisa Marchiano is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and recently wrote an article about transgenderism that you can read here. Included in her analysis is the story of a young woman with a history of mental health problems who spent … Continue reading

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Always the Victim

Apparently I missed this over the summer, but the twitter storm by trans activist Zinnia Jones provoked a backlash that then allowed the activist to posture as The Misunderstood Victim.  Noah Berlatsky offered up a softball interview of Jones and … Continue reading

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