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Titus



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:28 pm    Post subject: Egalitarianism. Reply with quote

I've kept the title nice and simple so that this thread may serve as a place to discuss whatever the heck the person posting wants provided it is in some loose way kinda related to egalitarianism.

Post #1. Swedish leftists want to ban porn. Well,

http://www.friatider.se/ung-vanster-vill-forbjuda-porr-men-bara-for-vita-man

Had to use google translate:

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Young Left wants to ban porn - but only for "white men"

SWEDEN. Johanna Granbom, league director for Young Left, recently created debate when she opened for a ban on pornography in Sweden. But it is not porn in general who want to outlaw the union - but only those who are "directed at white men."

It was in a post on SVT Debate as Young Left-official late last week highlighted the "law and ban" as a way to stop porn and the "stale attitude to women" it conveys.

When left-wing newspaper DN followed up the opening lead with an interview with Johanna Granbom (not online) revealed, however, that only a certain type of pornography that was current to criminalize: porn for white men.

An example of "standard critical porn" is the film series Dirty Diaries from 2009. The project was based on 13 Swedish radical feminists got hundreds of thousands of crowns in the contribution of the civil government to record the feminist and anti-racist porn videos.

The tax-financed porn films showcased several sex scenes between white women and black men. One of them is directed by Joanna Rytel, who previously declared that she "never going to give birth to a white man" and call themselves "niggerlovingfetischistkärring". In the movie goes Rytel around town and exposes herself in places where children are present.


Rytel isn't white and I doubt anyone asked her but OK.

There. The new thread. Off to a good start!
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caniff



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some of us are more equal than others. Clearly. Or at least, in practice. How it outta be.
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bigverne



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is it with Sweden? It seems to be a spawning ground for the most extreme ethno-masochist, feminist, cultural-Marxist nonsense.

Perhaps it's a good thing.....maybe their suicidal immigration policies will eventually threaten their entire social model and society and serve as a stark warning to the rest of us.
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catman



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yuck. They probably don't shave either.
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Titus



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The next big program after Obamacare progs want is "universal pre-k".

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/us/language-gap-study-bolsters-a-push-for-pre-k.html?src=twrhp

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..Now a follow-up study has found a language gap as early as 18 months, heightening the policy debate.

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In the latest data available from the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University, 28 percent of all 4-year-olds in the United States were enrolled in state-financed preschool in the 2010-11 school year, and just 4 percent of 3-year-olds.


http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-23/obama-s-pre-k-minimal-benefit-maximum-cost.html
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President Barack Obama has a costly plan to provide free preschool to every 4-year-old, and New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is borrowing a page from it. The theory is that participation in "high-quality'" programs at a young age makes kids from poor backgrounds more likely to succeed as adults. Some also argue that free preschool programs help women remain in the workforce after having children. An important new study of “high-quality” universal pre-kindergarten programs by Dartmouth’s Elizabeth Cascio and Northwestern’s Diane Schanzenbach presented last week at the Brookings Institution's Panel of Economic Activity finds little evidence to support either argument, however.


Similar to the completely ineffective Head Start, tens of billions yearly will be thrown at this to exactly zero benefit.
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Ya-ta Boy



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The next big program after Obamacare progs want is "universal pre-k".


From what I hear, the next big push this fall will be immigration reform. Personally, I'm torn. OTOH, I hope they wait till after the next congress is sworn in so we can have a better bill, but on the other, it would be a shame to lose the opportunity of watching conservatives fight against this one right before an election.
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Titus



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Immigration reform isn't a program in the sense that I was using the term.

It (immi reform) will be a catastrophe for the working man. They'll legalize all illegals and add an additional 33million over the next decade, which in a period of high unemployment/low labor force participation is extremely mean.

California is the future.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/05/california-s-new-feudalism-benefits-a-few-at-the-expense-of-the-multitude.html

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The Oligarchs: The swelling number of billionaires in the state, particularly in Silicon Valley, has enhanced power that is emerging into something like the old aristocratic French second estate. Through public advocacy and philanthropy, the oligarchs have tended to embrace California’s “green” agenda, with a very negative impact on traditional industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, energy, and construction. Like the aristocrats who saw all value in land, and dismissed other commerce as unworthy, they believe all value belongs to those who own the increasingly abstracted information revolution than has made them so fabulously rich.

The Clerisy: The Oligarchs may have the money, but by themselves they cannot control a huge state like California, much less America. Gentry domination requires allies with a broader social base and their own political power. In the Middle Ages, this role was played largely by the church; in today’s hyper-secular America, the job of shaping the masses has fallen to the government apparat, the professoriat, and the media, which together constitute our new Clerisy. The Clerisy generally defines societal priorities, defends “right-thinking” oligarchs, and chastises those, like traditional energy companies, that deviate from their theology.

The New Serfs: If current trends continue, the fastest growing class will be the permanently property-less. This group includes welfare recipients and other government dependents but also the far more numerous working poor. In the past, the working poor had reasonable aspirations for a better life, epitomized by property ownership or better prospects for their children. Now, with increasingly little prospect of advancement, California’s serfs depend on the Clerisy to produce benefits making their permanent impoverishment less gruesome. This sad result remains inevitable as long as the state’s economy bifurcates between a small high-wage, tech-oriented sector, and an expanding number of lower wage jobs in hospitality, health services, and personal service jobs. As a result, the working class, stunted in their drive to achieve the California dream, now represents the largest portion of domestic migrants out of the state.

The Yeomanry: In neo-feudalist California, the biggest losers tend to be the old private sector middle class. This includes largely small business owners, professionals, and skilled workers in traditional industries most targeted by regulatory shifts and higher taxes. Once catered to by both parties, the yeomanry have become increasingly irrelevant as California has evolved into a one-party state where the ruling Democrats have achieved a potentially permanent, sizable majority consisting largely of the clerisy and the serf class, and funded by the oligarchs. Unable to influence government and largely disdained by the clerisy, these middle income Californians are becoming a permanent outsider group, much like the old Third Estate in early medieval times, forced to pay ever higher taxes as well as soaring utility bills and required to follow regulations imposed by people who often have little use for their “middle class” suburban values.
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Fox



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Titus wrote:

Similar to the completely ineffective Head Start, tens of billions yearly will be thrown at this to exactly zero benefit.


It's just a slightly more subtle variant of taking Indian children away from their parents. That didn't work, so why should this? The real point is here:

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Some also argue that free preschool programs help women remain in the workforce after having children.


Women need to be pushed into the workforce by any means necessary. In this case, the "carrot" is, "You are stupid and poor, so if you raise your own child, he will be stupid and poor as well. Send him to pre-K and go work for Wal-Mart." Even if it has precisely zero effect with regards to raising young black children's vocabularies, it will still be a "success" by this metric.
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Steelrails



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wait, wait, wait, I thought Sweden and Scandinavia were bastions of tolerance, education, rationalism, and sound policy. Virtual utopias.

I guess not.
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Fox



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Tolerance" is a funny word. When used in a cultural context, it doesn't actually mean you tolerate anything, but rather, it means you pretend racial, gender, religious, and cultural differences are not meaningful and then vigorously attack anyone who says otherwise. You praise "rich, vibrant diversity," but then insist that said diversity is purely superficial and should never be used to come to conclusions about another group. Except for white males, of course, who can be the target of any number of generalizations, so long as those generalizations are negative.

Why the word "tolerance" is used to signify this meaning, I don't know.
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Titus



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fox wrote:

It's just a slightly more subtle variant of taking Indian children away from their parents. That didn't work, so why should this?


Yes, fully agree.

It's really racist, no?
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Titus



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://westhunt.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/shaker-heights/

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People talking about education often blame poor funding, or crummy unionized teachers, or low standards/expectations for low achievement among black and Hispanic students. That happens not to be the case. Some of the most interesting examples involve schools that are prosperous, liberal, and have mixed student bodies: the gaps still exist, even though the kids are exposed to the same teachers, same curriculum, same funding level, etc. Every now and then you see an article about these puzzling cases. The articles all sound much the same: the reporter and the school authorities are always mystified by the outcomes. And as far as I can tell, they stay mystified.

Once upon a time, I used to collect those articles. I suppose I was hoping for a new take on the situation, one in which the blame was pinned on Trotskyite wreckers or elf-shot, but they’re all pretty much the same.

The first one I ran into [in the Washington Post] was about Shaker Heights. The people running the school were mystified: “In four recent high school graduating classes, blacks made up just 7 percent of the students in the top fifth of their class, while they constituted 90 percent of those in the bottom fifth.”

Then came Cheltenham, Pennsylvania: “Experts have long puzzled over why the gap exists.” “Children of well-off, college-educated African Americans tend to do little better on standardized tests than the children of white high-school dropouts.”

I saw the same article about a school in Denver. Again in Nyack, New York. Evanston, Illinois. Stamford, Connecticut. Menlo Park, Ca. Princeton, New Jersey: “If the gap can’t be narrowed in Princeton, then where can it be narrowed?” Berkeley, CA: “”How could a high school do so well by one group of students and do so poorly for another?”

I am not the only person that noticed this often-repeated pattern. Eventually, many of these high schools [and some similar ones, like Amherst] got together and formed a consortium [MSAN, Minority Student Achievement Network] aimed at finding the mysterious cause. I wish them luck in their search for the real score-killer..


What a ridiculous country. The most scientifically advanced society in human history refuses REFUSES to accept genetic differences.

As we on the right say - according to Americanism humans are a blank slate and genes don't have an impact, except in the case of gays, which is obviously innate. Everything else is nurture.

Just an embarrassment.

Westhunter is a great site for those of you who lean towards thoughtcrime. It is written by Greg Cochran http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregory_Cochran#Homosexuality
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Fox



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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A White conservative in Texas just won an election by putting out campaign materials which strongly implied he was Black.

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Dave Wilson chuckles as he talks about his unorthodox political campaign.

"I'd always said it was a long shot," Wilson says. "No, I didn't expect to win."

Still, he figured he'd have fun running, because he was fed up with what he called "all the shenanigans" at the Houston Community College System. As a conservative white Republican running in a district whose voters are overwhelmingly black Democrats, the odds seemed overwhelmingly against him.

Then he came up with an idea, an advertising strategy that his opponent found "disgusting." If a white guy didn't have a chance in a mostly African-American district, Wilson would lead voters to think he's black.

And it apparently worked. In one of the biggest political upsets in Houston politics this election season, Wilson -- an anti-gay activist and former fringe candidate for mayor -- emerged as the surprise winner over 24-year incumbent Bruce Austin. His razor thin margin of victory, only 26 votes, was almost certainly influenced by his racially tinged campaign.


The writer of the article uses the word "disgusting" to describe this political tactic. What I am left wondering is why such a blatantly obvious combination of absolute ethnocentricism and total ignorance within a voting base is okay so long as the voters are Black.
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Kuros



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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I watched the video and looked at the fliers he sent out. Really tame stuff.

"Implied" means he sent out fliers with black children on them which said "our children." And then he stated his cousin, Ron Wilson, endorsed him. Ron Wilson is also a black former state representative from Houston. It also happened to be the name of Dave Wilson's cousin.
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No_hite_pls



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kuros wrote:
I watched the video and looked at the fliers he sent out. Really tame stuff.

"Implied" means he sent out fliers with black children on them which said "our children." And then he stated his cousin, Ron Wilson, endorsed him. Ron Wilson is also a black former state representative from Houston. It also happened to be the name of Dave Wilson's cousin.


I thought so too.
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