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    Quote Posted by Star Mariner (here)
    What is next I wonder. Will they cancel Father Time? Because that's sooo sexist! Ah, but if we do that then we must cancel Mother Nature too... Ha!
    Some possible contenders for future cancellation:
    • Double Dutch
    • Dutch Courage
    • Indian Summer
    • German Measles
    • Spanish Flu
    • It's all Greek to me
    • The Italian Job
    • The French Connection
    • French Kiss
    • Russian Roulette
    • Mexican Wave
    • Mexican Standoff
    • Arabian Nights
    • Chinese Whispers
    • A Black Day
    • Black Box
    • Black Friday
    • Little Black Book
    • A Black Look
    • Black Market
    • Blacklisted
    • Black Sheep of the Family
    • And (courtesy of Led Zeppelin) Black Dog.
    Any more...?
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    Any more...?
    Poor white trash.

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    Quote Posted by Bill Ryan (here)
    Any more...?
    Poor white trash.

    I'm offended by that Gracy I hereby declare you cancelled.

    Straight lines maybe? Exclusionary towards the gay community?

    I think "lines that don't bend" is more appropriate.
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    Any more...?
    I can think of a good few unfortunately

    Black Hat
    Black Ball
    Black Comedy
    Black Humour
    Black Mark
    The Black Death
    Chinese Burn
    Chinese Whispers
    Great Wall of China

    White Christmas
    White Wash
    White Hat
    Whiter than white
    White Elephant
    White Knight
    White Wedding

    Woman's Lib
    Woman's Institute
    Womanhood
    Womankind
    Womanly
    Womenfolk
    Girlfriend
    Girlish
    Girly
    Girl Guide
    Girl Band
    Girl Power

    Schoolgirl
    Schoolboy
    Boyfriend
    Boyish
    Boy Scout
    Boy Band
    Ball Boy
    Boys will be Boys
    Boys and Girls

    Old Lady
    Young Lady
    First Lady
    Lady Friend
    Lady's Room
    Ladylike
    Ladybird
    Ladies and Gentlemen

    Motherhood
    Motherly
    Mother's Union
    Mother Tongue
    Mother Superior
    Mother Mary
    Mother Hen
    Mother Goose
    Mother Duck
    Mother Nature
    Mother Earth
    Mother of Pearl
    Mother's Day

    Father Christmas
    Father Figure
    Father Time
    Fatherhood
    Fatherly
    Father's Day

    Englishman
    Scotsman
    Welshman
    Irishman
    Frenchman
    Dutchman

    Any Man
    One Man team
    One Man Band
    One Man One Vote
    Agree to a Man
    I'm Your Man
    A Family Man
    A Man's Man
    Man up
    Be Man Enough
    Be a Man
    Make a Man out of Him
    Manhood
    Mankind
    Manful
    Manfully
    Man-eater
    Manhandle
    Manhole
    Man-made
    Manpower
    Mansized
    Old Man
    Young Man
    New Man
    Man of the World
    To a Man
    Man to Man
    Man
    Men
    Men's Room

    And on and on and on...

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    Chinese whispers
    Russian roulette
    Luck of the Irish
    English understatement
    American dream
    French fries
    Yorkshire pudding
    Lancashire hotpot
    Scotch egg
    Maryland chicken
    Spaghetti Bolognese
    Camembert cheese
    Champagne, Spanish sauternes



    Stop eating and drinking folks!


    Gallic shrug


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    After reading some of these all I could think about was;


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    We may joke and quibble about the little things, because they are little things, but little things lead to slightly larger things, and then big things. That's how this works. That's how THEY do it, with steadily increasing gradations.

    This is REAL Cancel Culture.

    And who knows, maybe it'll be coming to a western democracy near you!

    And real soon...

    Chinese Communists Remove over 900 Crosses from Christian Churches
    29 Aug 2020

    Officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) forcibly removed more than 900 crosses from Christian churches in the eastern province of Anhui during the first half of 2020, Bitter Winter reported Friday.

    In June, it was reported that authorities had already removed crosses from over 250 state-controlled Three-Self churches in the Anhui province during the first four months of the year. Updated information reveals that officials eliminated crosses from an additional 656 Christian churches in the province over the first half of this year, bringing the total to over 900.



    Anhui has the second-largest Christian population in China, and local authorities there have zealously sought to implement Beijing’s order to eliminate crosses from church buildings, threatening sanctions to those who fail to comply.

    “If a church refuses to remove its cross, congregation members may lose their social benefits, like pensions and poverty-alleviation subsidies, and possibilities for their children’s future employment will be affected,” explained one member of a Three-Self church in the Yingdong district of Fuyang.

    The cross-removal campaign is part of secretary Xi Jinping’s broader Sinicization program aimed at ridding China of western symbols and values, including those of Christianity.

    “United Front Work Department officials said that all crosses taller than government buildings must be demolished because they overshadow state institutions,” said a member of the Hancheng Church in Hanshan county. “Only churches that look like enterprises are considered legal. To ‘sinicize’ Christianity, Xi Jinping does not allow churches to have Western crosses.”

    Government officials have warned that “protesting cross demolitions means protesting against the government,” Bitter Winter noted, citing a local Christian. “Even though it is a symbol of our faith, who dares to disobey the central government order?”

    Officials often carry out the demolition of crosses in the middle of the night to minimize resistance from the faithful. On certain occasions, demolition teams have been accompanied by hundreds of police officers to quell protests.

    As part of its ongoing Sinicization program, CCP authorities have threatened poor Christian villagers with the loss of their welfare benefits unless they remove Christian images from their homes and replace them with portraits of Chairman Mao Zedong and President Xi Jinping.

    In so doing, the CCP has sought to channel religious fervor in the country toward the Party rather than God.

    Last May, an official in the eastern province of Shandong raided the home of a local Christian and hung pictures of Mao and Xi Jinping on the wall in place of Christian images.

    “These are the greatest gods. If you want to worship somebody, they are the ones,” the official told them.


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    Wow. Thanks for that Star.

    Myron Fagon exposes why it has been important to do away with Christianity. This was recorded in 1967.

    However, this is not just an expose on how there has been a plot to destroy Christianity, it also covers a whole range of topics, including the origins of BLM.




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    Here's my speculative (and probably later added-to) list of politically incorrect words and phrases, with their "woke" corrections and/or alternative meanings - all ripe for cancellation.

    (based on lists online, but changed some, removed some, and made some more up)

    What it was........................what it is now

    1. Disabled....................Differently-abled
    2. Homeless..................Displaced homeowner
    3. Insane......................Perceptually challenged
    4. Perverted..................Sexually unrepressed
    5. Prostitute..................Sex care provider
    6. Stupid.......................Intellectually impaired
    7. Dishonest..................Ethically disorientated
    8. Plastic surgery............Cosmetic enhancement
    9. Insult........................Emotional rape
    10. Policeman/woman......Law Enforcement Officer
    11. Poor..........................Economically marginalised
    12. Immigrant.................Settler from overseas
    13. Illegal immigrant........Undocumented settler from overseas
    14. Right wing protest......Riot
    15. Left wing riot.............Protest
    16. Alcoholic...................Substance abuser
    17. Terrorist....................Freedom fighter
    18. Hot weather...............Climate change
    19. Job losses.................Job restructuring
    20. Criminal....................Behaviourally challenged
    21. Broken Home............Dysfunctional domestic unit
    22. Caretaker..................Site engineer
    23. Fat...........................Metabolic overachiever
    24. Success....................Privilege
    25. Foreign food..............Ethnic cuisine
    26. Housewife.................Domestic engineer
    27. Jungle......................Rain forest
    28. Natural disaster..........Global warming
    29. Sex change...............Gender reassignment
    30. Graffiti......................Urban art
    31. Old...........................Chronologically Senior
    32. Preferential Treatment..Affirmative action
    33. Liberal........................Conservative
    34. Conservative...............Nazi
    35. Nazi...........................Someone who disagrees with far-left
    36. Husband.....................Partner
    37. Wife...........................Partner
    38. Alternative View...........Conspiracy theorist
    39. Conspiracy Theorist......Crackpot
    40. Disagreeable View........Hate speech
    41. Rogue Nation...............Government that refuses to obey UK government
    42. Evil............................Morally impaired
    43. Robbery......................Wealth redistribution
    44. Blind..........................Optically unreceptive
    45. Lying..........................Economical with the truth
    46. Wanted Criminal...........Person of Interest
    47. Promiscuous................Sexually liberated
    48. Drug Addict.................Chemically dependent person
    49. Fireman......................Firefighter
    50. Merry Christmas..........Season's Greetings
    51. Historical Fact..............Historical Interpretation
    52. Paedophile..................Minor Attracted Person
    53. Bribe..........................Public Service Bonus
    54. Christmas...................Winter Festival
    55. Lies ...........................Alternative facts
    56. Printing Money.............Quantitative Easing
    57. Patriot.........................Nationalist
    58. Tone Deaf....................Musically delayed
    59. Male/Female................Cis-gendered person
    60. Black Sheep.................Outcast
    61. Gay.............................LGBTQQIP2SAA+
    62. Postman......................Mail Carrier
    63. Manhole......................Utility Duct
    64. Blacklisted...................Banned
    65. Adultery.......................Extra-Marital Relationship
    66. Not in agreement with....* Phobic
    67. Uneducated..................Lacking formal education
    68. Abortion......................Planned Parenthood
    69. Free Thinker.................Conspiracy Theorist
    70. Trash Collector..............Sanitation engineer
    71. Ghetto.........................Economically deprived area
    72. Police Interrogation.......Helping the police with their enquiries
    73. Idiot............................Ineffectual person
    74. Ugly.............................Aesthetically less pleasing
    75. Lazy.............................Motivationally lacking
    76. Unemployed..................Between occupations
    77. Smelly..........................Hygienically challenged
    78. Identity Crisis................Gender Fluid
    79. Man in the street............The average person
    80. Waitress........................Server
    81. Failure..........................Non-success
    82. Forefathers....................Ancestors
    83. Man-made.....................Artificial
    84. Manpower......................Human resources
    85. Mankind........................Humanity
    86. War-Monger...................Nobel Prize-winning Peacekeeper
    87. Christian name...............Forename
    88. Sportsmanship...............Fairness
    89. Tax man........................Tax officer
    90. Workmanlike..................Efficient
    91. Stewardess....................Flight attendant
    92. Deaf..............................Hearing impaired
    93. Disease.........................Disorder
    94. Businessman..................Business person
    95. Actress..........................Actor
    96. Manageress....................Manager
    97. Spinster.........................Bachelorette
    98. White lie........................Lie
    99. Gang.............................Youth Group
    100. Tomboy..........................Gender fluid
    101. Loser............................Second Place
    102. Ignorant.......................Factually unacquainted
    103. Incompetence................Inefficiency
    104. Cowardly.......................Challenge Challenged
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    Aunt Jemima cancellation poses a particular dilemma for me. On the one hand, there seems to be merit in cancelling all racial stereotypes. On the other hand, the Aunt Jemima logo represented a real person. By most accounts, the women that represented Aunt Jemima were paid well for their efforts.

    Nancy Green, the first Aunt Jemima was an outgoing, gregarious woman that was a caretaker, storyteller, activist, great cook, an advocate against poverty and in favor of equal rights for all people. She was born into slavery in 1834 and was the first of several African-American women models hired to promote a corporate trademark as Aunt Jemima, she became the advertising world's first living trademark.

    Nancy Green secured the job on merit. Several obituaries, including one found in the Sunday Morning Star, claim it was Green who originally came up with the pancake recipe that would go on to be sold as the Aunt Jemima mix. According to the obit, Green made pancakes for the Walker brothers, who then spread the word of Green's legendary pancakes among their friends. Eventually, word reached executives at the Aunt Jemima Manufacturing Company, who ultimately hired Green with a lifetime contract to make pancakes and portray Aunt Jemima at the 1893 World's Fair. Even Nancy Greens living family members have been described as outraged by the removal of the Aunt Jemima Logo.

    The dilemma is that Hollywood has created a thug stereotype of the young back man over the last several decades and nobody seems willing to address this issue. On the other hand, the Aunt Jemima stereotype is based on a real person with a kind, motherly, gregarious outlook on life and yet it was cancelled in the name of racial injustice.

    If I have the wrong take on this please feel free to speak up and tell me why you think I am wrong.



    This is the video that is responsible for getting the momentum going to have the Aunt Jemima logo removed.


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    Sort of relevant, but chiefly of interest to UK posters. I didn't know where else to put it, but an interesting development with the BBC or >> Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation << as it is essentially known (along with other applicable variants).

    Could this be the first step towards uncancellation...?

    BBC’s New Chief Says Broadcaster Must Represent All of UK, Not Just Liberal London

    The BBC’s new director-general is set to “reform” the broadcaster “with urgency” and commission more right-wing comedy, after years of programming pandered to the left-liberal metropolitan elites in London.

    Tim Davie, who took over from Lord Hall on Tuesday, set the tone of his tenure by telling BBC staff that they must reflect the diverse opinions of the whole of the United Kingdom. He made a point of his commitment to representing every part of the country by spending his first day on the job at BBC Scotland in Glasgow on Tuesday, before heading to the Welsh offices in Cardiff on Wednesday.

    In a short memo sent to staff and seen by The Guardian, Mr Davie said: “Overall, my guiding principle is that we are a universal public service – a BBC for all, that serves and represents every part of this country.

    “Our focus must be to ensure that we deliver outstanding and unique value to all audiences – those who pay for us and are in effect our customers – in return for their licence fee.

    “To do this, we will need to keep reforming the BBC with urgency so that we are trusted, relevant, and indispensable in this digital age.”

    A source told The Times on Wednesday that the new boss wants a “greater diversity of voices” in comedy, including right-wing comedians and seek a spectrum of targets for satire, rather than basing humour at the expense of conservatives, Brexit voters, and U.S. President Donald Trump.

    On the day the UK officially left the EU, the BBC children’s network broadcast a skit of Nish Kumar that scorned British history and claimed that “British things” do not exist. During after the 2019 European Parliament elections, BBC Radio 4 aired a programme where comedienne Jo Brand ‘joked’ about throwing battery acid at Nigel Farage.

    Plans for News Network to Rival ‘Woke’ MSM, as MPs Slam BBC for Proms Scandal https://t.co/l2pQuG2IOk

    — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) August 31, 2020

    One BBC insider claimed that they do not hire right-wingers because they are not funny, telling The Guardian there is a “shortage of right-wing comics”. Tory MP Ben Bradley had said that many conservative comedians had been “effectively blacklisted for their views” by the BBC.

    Senior sources had also told The Telegraph on Monday that in the longer term, some left-wing comedies — those considered the worst offenders of extreme political bias — may be axed.

    Mr Davie came into the role as the BBC is facing the recent controversy of the planned Last Night of the Proms, which was set to feature the patriotic “Rule, Britannia!” and “Land of Hope and Glory”, without the lyrics, reportedly over claims that the words were in some manner offensive. One senior editor had compared singing the lyrics of “Rule, Britannia!” to neo-Nazis singing about gas chambers. However, after public pressure, BBC Proms announced on Wednesday that a choir would be performing both pieces.

    The Proms controversy was the last straw for a group of MPs, who wrote to the new director-general warning him that in its current state the broadcaster was failing in its pledge of impartiality, suggesting that the licence fee — the television tax which sustains the BBC — was at stake.

    The BBC is already facing a crisis of declining viewership, particularly the younger generation, which is switching off and moving to streaming services such as Amazon Prime and Netflix.

    The broadcaster’s news network — as well as the liberal-progressive NBC-owned Sky News — are also set to face competition from reportedly two new channels offering right-wing opinions.

    Rupert Murdoch’s News UK is believed to be working on a news channel that may be aired through streaming services, while Ofcom has given GB News UK a licence to broadcast on Freeview, which will reportedly “be a truly impartial source of news, unlike the woke, wet BBC. It will deliver the facts, not opinion dressed up as news.”

    Just Five Per Cent of Britons Support BBC Cancelling Rule, Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory, Poll Finds https://t.co/bZqfgaMcSF

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    GWU Professor Comes Clean, Admits She Lied About Being Black: ‘I cancel myself’
    George Washington University associate professor Jessica Krug just shocked the nation and admitted today that she is actually white. That she was pretending to be black.

    In a medium post she came clean and canceled herself: “For the better part of my adult life, every move I’ve made, every relationship I’ve formed, has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies,” Krug wrote.

    “To an escalating degree over my adult life, I have eschewed my lived experience as a white Jewish child in suburban Kansas City under various assumed identities within a Blackness that I had no right to claim: first North African Blackness, then US rooted Blackness, then Caribbean rooted Bronx Blackness.”

    “I have not only claimed these identities as my own when I had absolutely no right to do so — when doing so is the very epitome of violence, of thievery and appropriation, of the myriad ways in which non-Black people continue to use and abuse Black identities and cultures — but I have formed intimate relationships with loving, compassionate people who have trusted and cared for me when I have deserved neither trust nor caring. People have fought together with me and have fought for me, and my continued appropriation of a Black Caribbean identity is not only, in the starkest terms, wrong — unethical, immoral, anti-Black, colonial — but it means that every step I’ve taken has gaslighted those whom I love.

    Intention never matters more than impact. To say that I clearly have been battling some unaddressed mental health demons for my entire life, as both an adult and child, is obvious.

    Mental health issues likely explain why I assumed a false identity initially, as a youth, and why I continued and developed it for so long; the mental health professionals from whom I have been so belatedly seeking help assure me that this is a common response to some of the severe trauma that marked my early childhood and teen years.

    But mental health issues can never, will never, neither explain nor justify, neither condone nor excuse, that, in spite of knowing and regularly critiquing any and every non-Black person who appropriates from Black people, my false identity was crafted entirely from the fabric of Black lives. That I claimed belonging with living people and ancestors to whom and for whom my being is always a threat at best and a death sentence at worst.

    I am not a culture vulture. I am a culture leech.

    I have thought about ending these lies many times over many years, but my cowardice was always more powerful than my ethics. I know right from wrong. I know history. I know power.

    I am a coward.

    There is no ignorance, no innocence, nothing to claim, nothing to defend. I have moved wrong in every way for years.

    I believe in restorative justice, where possible, even when and where I don’t know what that means or how it could work. I believe in accountability. And I believe in cancel culture as a necessary and righteous tool for those with less structural power to wield against those with more power.

    I should absolutely be cancelled. No. I don’t write in passive voice, ever, because I believe we must name power. So. You should absolutely cancel me, and I absolutely cancel myself.

    What does that mean?

    I don’t know.

    Accountability works only when you are in community with people. How can I be in any type of meaningful community with those whom I have so harmfully and horrifically deceived for so long?

    I don’t believe that any anti-Black life has inherent value. I don’t know what to build from here. I don’t know that it is possible to repair a single relationship I have with another person, living or dead, and I don’t believe I deserve the grace or kindness to do so.

    My politics are as they have ever been, and those politics condemn me in the loudest and most unyielding terms.”
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    Quote Posted by Constance (here)
    George Washington University associate professor Jessica Krug just shocked the nation and admitted today that she is actually white. That she was pretending to be black.

    In a medium post she came clean and canceled herself: “For the better part of my adult life, every move I’ve made, every relationship I’ve formed, has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies,” Krug wrote.

    Read the full post here.
    Constance
    A bit more information has come out since you made this post. Some humans decide to abandon their moral compass at some point in their lives, it never ever works out well in the end.

    Professor Jessica Krug only admitted she lied about being black after getting caught, pal says



    The white George Washington University professor who on Thursday admitted she lied about being black for years only did so after being found out, a friend claimed.

    Hari Ziyad, a black author and screenwriter, posted a series of tweets calling Jessica Krug “a friend up until this morning” when Krug apparently called Ziyad to confess the falsehoods she detailed in a Medium post titled “The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies.”

    “She didn’t do it out of benevolence,” Ziyad wrote. “She did it because she had been found out.”

    NYPOST: https://nypost.com/2020/09/03/jessic...ium=SocialFlow

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    Quote Posted by rgray222 (here)
    Quote Posted by Constance (here)
    George Washington University associate professor Jessica Krug just shocked the nation and admitted today that she is actually white. That she was pretending to be black.

    In a medium post she came clean and canceled herself: “For the better part of my adult life, every move I’ve made, every relationship I’ve formed, has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies,” Krug wrote.

    Read the full post here.
    Constance
    A bit more information has come out since you made this post. Some humans decide to abandon their moral compass at some point in their lives, it never ever works out well in the end.

    Professor Jessica Krug only admitted she lied about being black after getting caught, pal says



    The white George Washington University professor who on Thursday admitted she lied about being black for years only did so after being found out, a friend claimed.

    Hari Ziyad, a black author and screenwriter, posted a series of tweets calling Jessica Krug “a friend up until this morning” when Krug apparently called Ziyad to confess the falsehoods she detailed in a Medium post titled “The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies.”

    “She didn’t do it out of benevolence,” Ziyad wrote. “She did it because she had been found out.”

    NYPOST: https://nypost.com/2020/09/03/jessic...ium=SocialFlow
    Thanks for sharing that.

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    Quote Posted by Constance (here)
    Quote Posted by rgray222 (here)
    Quote Posted by Constance (here)
    George Washington University associate professor Jessica Krug just shocked the nation and admitted today that she is actually white. That she was pretending to be black.

    In a medium post she came clean and canceled herself: “For the better part of my adult life, every move I’ve made, every relationship I’ve formed, has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies,” Krug wrote.

    Read the full post here.
    Constance
    A bit more information has come out since you made this post. Some humans decide to abandon their moral compass at some point in their lives, it never ever works out well in the end.

    Professor Jessica Krug only admitted she lied about being black after getting caught, pal says



    The white George Washington University professor who on Thursday admitted she lied about being black for years only did so after being found out, a friend claimed.

    Hari Ziyad, a black author and screenwriter, posted a series of tweets calling Jessica Krug “a friend up until this morning” when Krug apparently called Ziyad to confess the falsehoods she detailed in a Medium post titled “The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies.”

    “She didn’t do it out of benevolence,” Ziyad wrote. “She did it because she had been found out.”

    NYPOST: https://nypost.com/2020/09/03/jessic...ium=SocialFlow
    Thanks for sharing that.
    While it may not be the end of this story, the college professor that cancelled herself and had no idea what it actually meant has found out the hard way.

    Jessica Krug won’t teach at George Washington University this semester

    The disgraced African history professor who lied about being black will not teach this semester at George Washington University, school officials announced Friday — as her fellow faculty members urged she leave for good.

    Source: https://nypost.com/2020/09/04/jessic...this-semester/

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    Walt Whitman might be next on the chopping block. A petition has been started to take down his statue at Rutgers Univeristy. The article doesn't even say why other than to point out that the statue is "racist" and the students would "feel more comfortable" if it was taken down.


    https://www.tapinto.net/towns/camden...uncover-mosaic
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    This one takes the cake and likely deserves a thread of its own.

    This USC communications professor has been placed on leave after several of his black students complained that a Chinese word he was using sounded like a racial slur. It's caused them "emotional exhaustion" and "trauma", apparently.

    And this is what happens over time when university professors and admin continually infantilize the students: you create emotional infants.


    https://news.yahoo.com/usc-professor...214134519.html

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    That's insane, bloody snowflakes they're making from this generation!

    Will they cancel 'black' in spanish next (negro), or 'deny' (negar)?

    So many words have the potential to be offensive in other languages. An endless maze of madness awaits you if you go down that path.
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    Quote Posted by Star Mariner (here)
    That's insane, bloody snowflakes they're making from this generation!

    Will they cancel 'black' in spanish next (negro), or 'deny' (negar)?

    So many words have the potential to be offensive in other languages. An endless maze of madness awaits you if you go down that path.


    Even more insanity: Math is now being canceled in Seattle. Sorry, "western math". California may not be far behind. And then who the hell knows what other states will follow.
    https://www.hoover.org/research/seat...-behindseattle

    Even the basic equation 2 + 2 = 4 is being challenged: https://newdiscourses.com/2020/08/2-...ever-equals-5/
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    Quote Posted by Star Mariner (here)
    That's insane, bloody snowflakes they're making from this generation!

    Will they cancel 'black' in spanish next (negro), or 'deny' (negar)?

    So many words have the potential to be offensive in other languages. An endless maze of madness awaits you if you go down that path.
    Even more insanity: Math is now being canceled in Seattle. Sorry, "western math". California may not be far behind. And then who the hell knows what other states will follow.
    https://www.hoover.org/research/seat...-behindseattle
    Wow... do read the article.

    This again shows such a deep ignorance of real history. The pioneering early arithmeticians, after the Ancient Greek geometers and while Europe was still deep in the Dark Ages, were a whole bunch of Arab and Indian geniuses.

    Every mathematician knows this. (But apparently not Seattle's schoolteachers)
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