The Mighty Buzzard writes:
So, last night the SJW types over at the Hugo awards decided they'd rather burn the whole thing to the ground than give out an award based on what the readers like instead of social justice reasons:
The members of the World Science Fiction Society rejected the slate of finalists in five categories, giving No Award in Best Novella, Short Story, Related Work, Editor Short Form, and Editor Long Form. This equals the total number of times that WSFS members have presented No Award in the entire history of the Hugo Awards, most recently in 1977.
Here are a few of the people on the #SadPuppies slate that should be quite surprised to learn that they were denied a chance at an award for being white males when they wake up this morning: Rajnar Vajra, Larry Correia, Annie Bellet, Kary English, Toni Weisskopf, Ann Sowards, Megan Gray, Sheila Gilbert, Jennifer Brozek, Cedar Sanderson, and Amanda Green.
takyon: Here are in-depth explanations of the Hugo Awards controversy.
Previously: "Rightwing lobby has 'broken' Hugo awards" Says George R.R. Martin (240 comments)
Ignore them at your own risk. It was the SocJus crowd that ruined the Occupy movement by instituting a "progressive stack". Meaning that if you wanted to speak, you got in a line, then the line was sorted according to "oppression", meaning white men go to the back of the line and female minorities go to the front. If that's not racist and sexist as hell, I don't know what is. Microsoft also used the SJWs as useful idiots, manufacturing the "STEM crisis" and exacerbated things by accusing every company of being misogynists because their non-sexst hiring reflects the available worker pool and more men work in STEM than women. That manipulative SJW shit was and is still all over the news -- Except the propaganda doesn't come out and say "SJW", the opposition to said propaganda does. So, if you're just dismissing anything with SJW in the body you're ignoring those that call propagandists and useful idiots on their bullshit.
The important thing to note is that SJWs is a play on "Keyboard Warriors" -- the term describes those who agitate for social justice causes but don't actually support social justice, they just want attention. The poeople that oppose SJWs aren't racist misogynists they're just calling ideological zealots on their idiocy, as in TFA. Implementing a progressive stack at a fucking protest? Well that's what's going on at the Hugo Awards now. If you keep dismissing this shit then next up will be SJW indoctrination in your schools: Please Report to Your Resident Assistant to Discuss Your Sexual Identity–It’s Mandatory! [thefire.org] (yes, this really happened at the University of Delaware). Enjoy your mandatory sensitivity training, because SJWs are real.
The interesting thing to me is how marketing companies are using the equivalent of whiney Tumblr feminists to smear competition and promote products. You may know SJWs by another name: Authoritarians using Orwellian Doublespeak, another term for SJW is Useful Idiot [wikipedia.org] In the case of the Occupy movement the "SJW conspiracy" wasn't that feminists controlled the discussion it's that the FBI used SJWs to subvert and disarm the protests; Useful Idiots promoted this due to ideology, and good people like yourself ignored it because they didn't want to be seen as "racist" or "misogynists". A classic Psychological Warfare Operation... many of which are well documented thanks to FOIA requests, but you wouldn't be able to read them since the term "SJW" would keep you from taking it seriously... I mean, Classic. [youtube.com]
> Ignore them at your own risk. It was the SocJus crowd that ruined the Occupy movement
You start off with a proven falsehood, so the rest of your post is just TL;DR.
Yes, proven. FOIA releases [theguardian.com] show that Occupy was taken down by a nationwide coordination between FBI, DHS and local cops all made (laughably) legal by designating them to be a terrorist threat.
But if they had not marginalized themselves to make the general public stop caring, they could have been successful in changing the political landscape.
I was all for Occupy until it became this mouthpeice for that progressive stack bullshit that keeps coming up.
But, hey, if you don't want to read someone's post, you don't have to. No need to make up a excuse like "you said my triggering word."
Lol, such fantasies you have. The idea that anything so small could have stood against the billions of dollars worth of pressure applied by the US government and the banks is at best wishful thinking and more like victim blaming.
Re: reporting one's sexual identity to the RA:
“When did you discover your sexual identity?” the questionnaire asks.
“That is none of your damn business,” she writes.
“When was a time you felt oppressed?”
“I am oppressed every day [because of my] feelings for the opera. Regularly [people] throw stones at me and jeer me with cruel names…. Unbearable adversity. But I will overcome, hear me, you rock loving majority.”
Ha! I wish my younger self had that kind of wit when dealing with the culture shock of entering man's world again. Personally, I'm a fan of the rock opera. (Not to be confused with the rock lobster!… ok, that was lame.)
Wow, that's some serious shit in the article you linked. The sad thing is, given my own experiences a decade and a half ago in college, I totally believe the article.
Now, granted, the question about when one discovered one's sexual identity is a question I think any introspecting person should ask themselves. Myself, it happened when I realized that I had fallen for my first crush, not because he was born female, but because he was a man. However, I can't believe it's a requirement that dorm residents divulge that information! I mean, I'm not shy, but how dare they?!
So, I say to folks who are turned off by the term SJW, don't be too hasty. The term itself may leave things to be desired, but there are some truly toxic things—overtly sexist, racist, heterophobic, bisexually-erasing (not being facetious here) things (and even things that seem to exist in a quantum superposition of transphobic and cis-male-phobic states [again, not facetious])—that have been developing, especially on college campuses.
You are not unwarranted to call it Orwellian.