How Many Steps Forward Do I Take?

There’s this retarded video making the rounds that is supposed to educate everyone about the nature of privilege and show me that I’m a bad person for having all the privilege with the camera consistently cutting to some black guy who feels dejected for not being as far ahead as everyone else.  Well, I’ve decided to see how many steps I get to take.  I’ll answer each question and we’ll count the steps at the end.  I’ll also be proving a point with this at the same time.  I am a lower-class adult who is living just above the poverty level.  I grew up VERY lower-middle class.  As I said, it’s going to prove a point.

Take two steps forward if your parents are still married

Over 25 years and counting.  Probably closer to 30.  Took my two steps (in my mind).

Take two steps forward if you grew up with a father figure in the home.

Wait, I thought one of the big things is how we don’t need fathers anymore?  I thought that was a big regressive left talking point?  Took my two steps, though.  Thank Groj I’m not actually having to do this in real life.  My tiny-ass apartment isn’t good for it.

Take two steps forward if you had access to private education

The idea that my family was affording that is amusing to me.  I’m a public school boy just like pretty much the rest of you.  Ain’t taking those steps.

Take two steps forward if you had access to a free tutor

Not even in the state university I went to.  No steps taken.

Take two steps forward if you never had to worry about your cell phone being shut off

I’ve been so poor that my phone was shut off.  That’s the thing about having a prepaid cheap as shit phone.  Still standing here.

Take two steps forward if you’ve never had to help your parents with bills.

Finally, moving again.  Yeah, my parents are excellent with the money they have and are able to save well.  They learned how to do poverty right and thanks to both of them working for the school district in my hometown, they both have stable retirement, but it’s understood that because of their financial situation, one of them will be working until they are REALLY old.  Took my two steps, but this question is ignoring the nuance of the situation.

Take two steps forward if it wasn’t for your athletic ability, you didn’t have to pay for college.

My debt was $46,000.  Blow me.  Standing right here.

Take two steps forward if you’ve never had to worry about where your next meal would come from

I’ve starved myself before because of the poverty I’ve been in over the years.  But please, tell me again about all the privilege I have because of the color of my skin.  All fucking ears.

So let’s count the steps.  I took six.  Six steps.  How much do you figure the rich black kid who grew up on the hillside in the city I live in took?  A fuck of a lot more.  This stupid video that’s making the rounds ignores all nuance because it’s easier to show the dejected black guy looking sad and play to one’s pathos than to look at those of us who grew up in a poor community and had to work our fucking asses off to get where we are.  I hate that video, and fuck the people who say it’s so inspiring.  Fuck everyone who wants to tell me about the fact that I have it so much better because I’m white.

Here’s the thing about privilege – if someone could tell me how I could cash this shit in, I would.  I really would.  Without a second thought, I would.  I’d go to the Privilege Bank and get all the perks I could get, today.  My life has been so fucking hard and I am so fucking tired of being poor and having to balance doing repairs on my car with saving a hundred bucks a month.  That’s the position I’m in.  You want to tell me about how I have it so good because of my fucking privilege?  Yeah, you do that, upper-middle class white girl with hair dyed a color not found in nature, of the black kid who is attending an Ivy League school on your parent’s dime.

Go right ahead.  Because my answer is the same – can you direct me to where I can cash in this privilege?  If so, I’ll talk to you later.  I got somewhere I need to be.

Until next time, a quote,

“One ungrateful person does an injury to all needy people.” – Pubilius Syrus

Peace out,

Maverick

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Jordan Peterson and the Dirge of YouTube

It seems that YouTube, and Google by extension, has decided that rather than let what the people who made the site big in the first place want to watch, they are going to decide for us.  Yes indeed, they are going to tell us what is okay to watch, because after all, we aren’t adults who can make up our own fucking minds about things.  We are stupid children who have to have this website tell us what is appropriate to watch.  They said that to Jordan Peterson today.

Without any warning and without giving a single reason, they decided to suspend his YouTube account.  When he tried to go to his GMail account to ask what was going on, that was suspended too.  Upon seeing this, he appealed the suspension.  It was denied.  No reason given for that, either.  Peterson did get all of his accounts back.  How?  Because he is a popular person.  After he put the heat on YouTube with social media posts and writing articles, they reinstated him.  Had they not, this post would be another Bad PR post, because they would have started a garbage fire.  But Peterson was popular.  And the new bad day is just starting.

See, YouTube has released a new press release saying what they are going to do with YouTube channels that make controversial content in the future.  It will be done to videos that haven’t violated YouTube’s policies in any way.  That’s right, someone in a position of power is going to basically let us know that the thing we wanted to watch is bad.  Why?  Because YouTube said so!  They will immediately be unable to monetize their videos.  They will never be in anyone’s Recommended videos section.  They will also have features like comments, likes, and suggested videos removed.  It is being called the “Limited State.”  What’s more, all of this is going to happen without a SINGLE person being involved.  An AI program will do this for YouTube.  In essence, YouTube has told a computer what is appropriate for people, and now that computer is going to go out there and do everything they can to purge this content without openly deleting it.

YouTube has also said that this is just the beginning.  More and more types of videos are going to be added to their self-proclaimed blacklist in the months ahead.  They’ve promised that.

I remember the good old days of YouTube.  When it was the wild west.  Sure, you had to slog through a massive ocean of “YouTube stank,” as Jello Apocalypse put it, but you could find whatever you wanted to watch.  It was a golden age where people were able to make a stable living, peddling their views to the marketplace of ideas.  Don’t like that person’s views?  Well, you can bet that there is someone who is preaching to your choir that you can go see.  Or you can start your own channel to preach about how My Little Pony now caters to the alt-right.  No joke, there was an article where SJWs say that.  It’s amazing.  Whatever your point of view, it was open to make money off of and be in that marketplace for all to see.

But those days are gone.  Now we live in the days where the Wall Street Journal could run a hit-piece a PewDiePie and how a racist video has ads from Coca-Cola and some fashion brand all within two refreshes, which I contend is bullshit.  If it did happen, then that is the biggest jackpot of all time.  Especially since YouTube is very good about targeting ads to your demographic.  A museum in my state is in most of my ads that I see, unless it’s gamer content I watch. YouTube knows what’s-what.  And since advertisers are the biggest pussies in the world and are afraid that someone may see a video saying that Islam is bullshit with an ad from their company, now YouTube has decided to basically castrate their own service.  Why?  Because if someone’s offended, that makes them look bad!

No, YouTube, this makes you look bad.  You’ve basically decided to be the teacher who punishes the entire goddamn class for the actions of one dumbfuck kid.  That’s the meat and potatoes of this entire thing.  And rather than nut up and have a person involved in ANY of this bullshit, you said, “eh, fuck it!  Let’s just let some AI do the job!  Because that TOTALLY hasn’t backfired on us already.”  Anyone remember when YouTube had a bot mass-flagging videos with content ID matches?  It was a huge to-do a few years back, when a ton of film critics basically lost all their revenue because of the fact that the YouTube bot saw a clip from a movie in that video.  What’s more, just like with Peterson, there was NO communication from YouTube about any of this.  I swear, the more I see that company not talk to people who support it, the more I wonder if the inside of that place is like Mundus’ bank in DmC: Devil May Cry (I like that game, so fucking sue me).  It wouldn’t shock me.

I just know that this “limited state” bullshit is going to extend to anti-SJW content.  I just know it.  Because after all, Google has openly supported these kinds of people.  So podcasts like The Drunken Peasants?  Am I going to have hunt them down to see their stuff?  If they are completely unable to monetize any of their stuff at all, or have Super Chats for when they are live, then their income is effectively destroyed.  So they’re gone.  So many of the YouTubers that I watch and love will be crushed by this, all because YouTube and by extension Google are too pussy to tell the advertisers to nut up and deal with the fact that the video with Roosh V may have their products advertised on it.  I’m sure they’ll survive.

This is how YouTube dies.  If they go the distance with this, then effectively they will be destroyed.  And I guarantee, once the breeze changes, some young thing will come out there to capitalize on it.  “Do you wanna watch something other than cat videos?  Come to our site!”  I am not going to keep watching YouTube if the content I want to see is buried behind their Chinese wall.  I’m just not.  If YouTube wants to turn into TV, I’ll just go and watch Netflix.  Don’t have to wade through as much crap there.

Until next time, a quote,

“Bad decisions made with good intentions are still bad decisions.” – Jim Collins

Peace out,

Maverick

Get a “Yes” Every Ten Minutes During Sex, or Else It’s Rape!

That’s what students in California are being taught, anyway.  That’s right, in an age where even the act of giving birth is considered rape (seriously, check this link out.  It will blow your mind), there will come a day when I honestly believe that some SJW chucklefuck is going to come out and say that vaginal penetration of any kind is rape.  Oh, wait, that’s already happened!  Now we have your tax dollars going to telling the youth of the future that if they don’t get a verbal yes at least every ten minutes, it’s rape.  Don’t believe me?!  Here’s a link to an article which goes into it!

I cannot believe that I live in an age where we have decided to eschew intimacy or being able to read your partner’s body language in favor of now a constant stream of verbal recognition of the act of sex being okay.  Hey, ladies, if you are getting hot and heavy with a guy, do you want him to continually interrupt to make sure you still want sex?  Yeah, that seems like a great time.  A girly-mate of mine I used to livestream with had this great rebuttal to this line of thinking – “if I’m having sex with someone and he keeps asking if I consent, I’m gonna tell him to get the fuck out.”

Part of me wants that app to come back.  You remember the one?  Where both parties verbally acknowledge consent of sex before having it?  So when the girl comes back later and says that it’s rape the accused would have it on record that she consented.  Because the world we live in now is one where men are always seen as the potential predator.  If the man doesn’t constantly get proof that the other party wants it, he is an animal.  Not only that, but even if he does do this, the woman can STILL come back later and say that he raped her!  I am not some MRA douche, but for the love of Groj, this is ridiculous.  I am so tired of men being treated like amoral animals who are one not getting a “yes” away from being a rapist.

You notice that this shit isn’t being said to girls?  What if the girl wanted to fuck?  Is she then required to get a verbal “yes” every ten minutes?  Well then, that means at least three of the women I have had sex with raped me!  Because they were the ones who initiated the intimate contact, so I guess that means I was the victim of rape.  Except, oh, wait, I wasn’t!  Because they could tell that I was into their sexual contact!  Just like I could read their body language and knew them well enough to know where their limits were.  But no, let’s just treat every man like they are a potential sexual predator while women are the victims.  Of course they are.  Had a feminist come into the comments of a post I linked above who totally agrees with that assertion.

The thing that bugs me most about this, besides how it vilifies one gender while placing the other on a goddamn pedestal, is the fact that we are now canonizing it in high school.  We are canonizing making students dumber!  In a time where our youth are more and more disconnected from subtlety and nuance, we are now saying “fuck body language, fuck intimacy, you need all sexual interaction to be overt to the point of stupidity.”  Hey, teenage girls in California – your schools actually think you are too stupid to be able to communicate if you are uncomfortable in a way that your partner can understand clearly.

But I can already hear the counter-argument – this is for the girls who are too afraid to say something!  Body language, you dumb fucks!  Not to mention, do you know whose not going to care if their partner is trying to signal them being uncomfortable?  Rapists!  For all the teenage boys who take this bullshit to heart, the person who actually wants to force themselves on a girl are not going to give one dusty fuck even if she says no.  I just don’t understand what the purpose of this exercise in futility is for.

Hell, that same article even makes the argument that when a girl says yes, it might still be no!  There is no winning with these fucking people!  And you know what the grand result of this sort of education is going to be?  Boys are going to stop trying to have sex with girls.  They’ll just jerk it to porn, because after all, even if a girl says yes, it can still be rape!  Boys might be horny buggers, but fear of being called a rapist is a powerful thing.  It’s already having an effect.  Universities that have this mindset propagating are seeing sex culture around campus dying off pretty fast.  Now it’s going to filter down to hormonal teenagers who desperately want sex, but don’t want to be called a rapist.

Part of me hopes this is an elaborate method for population control.  Let’s just teach all boys that even a girl who says yes can call you a rapist, and you can watch the birth rates decline like crazy.  Japan is at a point where they are about to have the first population drop in thousands of years.  You know, where the death rate overtakes the birth rate.  The rest of the First World isn’t far behind.  Man, if that is the case, then bravo, feminists.  Because after all, when no one is breeding and everyone is afraid of any kind of intimacy, feminists can have their wonderful utopia.

As for me, I don’t want to live in a world where I have to live that way.  I want a world where I can read if a girl is into it by seeing her body language and knowing her well enough to know when she is uncomfortable.  Because I don’t do one-night stands.  I want to at least like the person I am fucking.  And I feel for the generation coming up in this “progressive” world.  Because why should we teach critical thinking?  All that nuance is hard.  Best to just go with the retarded approach.

Until next time, a quote,

“I’m a firm believer in the idea that this world would not be very interesting or stimulating if we all thought and felt the same.” – TJ Kirk

Peace out,

Maverick

The Fall of Zinnia Jones

It’s so weird to me being on Facebook and seeing these memories things, where you can see the things you posted years past.  It’s kinda cool in that I can see where my head was at all that time ago, but it is also kind of depressing in that I can see how some avenues of my life have changed in the time that I have been around.  One such area is my watching of the YouTuber Zinnia Jones.

Time was, just like Richard Coughlin and so many other atheist YouTube personalities I watched back before 2011, Zinna Jones was one who I actually found enjoyable.  She made content besmirching religion and the anti-LGBT conservatives in this country.  It was cool stuff.  My favorite was the video she did against ICP that they actually responded to.  That was funny shit!  However, after 2011, when Atheism + reared its ugly head, Zinnia decided to get the SJW bug up her ass.  And from there we see where she has come today.

And where is that?  Let me tell you.  Just recently, Zinnia actually made the contention that photo footage showing Muslims in the Middle East throwing members of the LGBT community off a roof is fake.  That they were committing suicide and that the person who shared it should be ashamed.  When the person who posted that rightfully came back at them with the point that they were being thrown off, she then followed up by saying that the people doing the throwing are trying to stop them from jumping.  The level of how asinine that is just blows my mind.

Hey, Zinnia, maybe that was too subtle for you.  After all, it’s hard to know the context of a photo.  Perhaps we can use video evidence?

Is that a little clearer?  Amidst the charming ditty by Syetenatheist you get to see video evidence of ISIS members throwing LGBT people off roofs.  And if that doesn’t kill them, one clip has members of the crowd rushing in to help finish the job.  Oh, and the video also includes passages from the Quran and Hadith which show that the religion of Islam hates you and what you are.  Much the same way that the religion preaches that women are lesser and that because men are stronger, if their women get uppity they have every right to beat them!  That’s the religion that you and your fellow chucklefucks like Steve Shives defend.  Something that never ceases to blow my mind.

But when she’s not busy defending Islam from us evil culturally-appropriating white people, she is also harassing people in her neck of the woods who don’t agree with her!  Like when Blair White came onto the scene, Zinnia made a video where she publicly denounced her and has gone on Twitter saying that doxing of people like Blair is okay.  Because she is the LGBT equivalent of a race traitor.  The trans version of an Uncle Tom.  It never ceases to amaze.

Oh, and let’s not forget when Zinna came out publicly saying that there needs to be a campaign to ruin Laci Green’s livelihood and life because she decided to actually give the other side of the culture war a chance to have their ideas heard.  Zinnia was so outraged that she was not subtle about wanting to ruin Laci Green’s career and declaring her the feminist equivalent of an Uncle Tom.  I always am amused when these people are so quick to turn on allies like rabid dogs the moment they say anything that violates the Church of Social Justice’s teachings.  That’s right, Zinnia, you are a member of a faith.  Your church has teachings, values, demagogues, Original Sin, and is quick to punish apostasy.  Man, no wonder you defend Islam.  You pretty much have the same ideology in some ways.  I think SyeTenAtheist made a video about that too.

Just today, however, the thing that Zinnia said that took the absolute cake came to me.  I’m going to show you the screen-cap, because this blows my fucking mind.  In one statement, the bitter hypocrisy of her and hers is laid bare for everyone to see.  To the point that they spit in the face of their own values system.  It’s pretty incredible stuff.

Let me get this straight, Zinnia (pun intended) – you want to tell people who are not attracted to a certain physical gender that they need to have their orientation changed?  Did I get that right?  Because if so, holy shit, woman!  Did you just tell someone that their sexuality isn’t something they’re born with, but instead a choice?!  It sure as hell looks like that from where I’m sitting.  This is the EXACT same thing as a person saying that a lesbian will like dick if they just try it.  There’s no difference.

When idiots like Riley Dennis say this kind of crap, I get the feeling that it comes from a place of not wanting to have people hurt by being rejected, sexually.  But not you, Zinnia.  You believe this shit.  On some level, you actually buy into the idea that the sexual preferences of people are not something they are born with.  It’s something that can be changed.  But only in respect to straight men.  Why do you believe this?  What informs this knowledge?  After all, all the evidence that exists holds that the sexual preferences and orientation of an individual are ingrained.  You can no more be attracted to what I am attracted to anymore than I can become attracted to all the things you are.  It’s part of who we are.  If all the scientific evidence spits in the face or your point of view, then where exactly does this values system you have come from?

That’s easy – your religion.  Your church espouses this view.  And just like the conservatives you used to mock or the Muslims that you go out of your way to defend, your faith is blind.  The leaders of your church tell you how to think.  Even when it spits in the face of reality, that’s no problem.  Your church will tell you why this view is correct, and without questioning it even a little, you will accept the teachings of your church.  It’s amazing, really.

Zinnia’s fall is not in the fact that her content became terrible, though it did do just that.  It’s not the fact that she has become a champion of doxing and harassing and ruining other people’s lives in order to spread her church’s message, though that is bad too.  Her fall is when she went from an atheist who thinks critically about things to buying in to a different dogma.  One that does what the most prolific churches do – get past people’s critical thinking and appealing directly to their emotions.  Because if you don’t like trans women, you are a bigot!  You have church leaders telling you so, so naturally that’s all you need.

Social justice is a faith.  A college in Toronto actually had an event where straight white men could go into a confessional and confess their sins.  While I am sure that was meant to be satirical on some level, given these people’s belief in the Original Sin of being a straight white man, part of me wonders how not on the level it really was.

In the meantime, if I am intimate with a girl and I find out she has a penis, I am very likely to be turned off.  Because if she was not honest with me about the fact that she had one (I don’t do one-night stands, so don’t even go into the “if you’re just hooking up with a girl, she doesn’t have to tell you”), and I have to find out like that, I am going to be upset with her.  I am likely not going to be attracted to her anymore.  I expected one thing, there was another.  If that hurts you and yours so much, then here’s some cold hard facts of life – suck it up, buttercup.  Life’s hard.  Not everyone is going to be attracted to you.  Just like how lots of women are going to find Riley’s giant Adam’s Apple unattractive.  And you can’t change this behavior in people.

To use a phrase that clearly you don’t buy anymore – they are born that way.

Until next time, a quote,

“The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.” – Richard Dawkins

Peace out,

Maverick

Your Apologetics Are Pathetic (A response to Hank and John Green)

Here’s the thing to know about people like Anita Sarkeesian – she lives in the greatest echo chamber of all time.  She has been recorded saying, outright, that all of her detractors are nothing but harassers and she will NEVER engage with them.  She lives in such an ivory tower that I am starting to see why she had the reaction that she did at VidCon.  Liana K says that she believes she was legitimately afraid.  I call bullshit.  She wasn’t afraid. At least not for her safety.  What she was afraid of was the fact that she would actually have to talk to people who don’t agree with her.  And if her precious narrative is in any way attacked, then it all comes crumbling down.  Address her hypocrisy in any way, she can’t sustain the illusion anymore.  Her con would die around her because she doesn’t have her sycophants around to tell her only what she wants to hear.

And why would she have any other perspective.  She has the likes of Hank and John Green sucking her clit so hard that I wonder if she didn’t cum a few times from it.  After all, they are the latest in a series of ball-less males who can’t even let the truth be a concept.  And they went through that in a post on The Medium where they outlined their version of events in respect to Anita the precious angel who must be protected at all times.  From, you know, the truth.  Here’s a link to the post, now let’s rip this thing a new asshole.

It is openly known that women on the internet are subject to far greater amounts (and intensity) of harassment and abuse than men.

Citation, mother-fucker!  Show me a single peer-reviewed source that shows that women get far more harassment online than men.  Oh, wait, citing sources is something that you’re afraid of.  After all, data can be a touchy thing.  We’ll see down the line where you flat-out lie out your ass for a narrative, but we’ll get there when we do.

That’s just one reason why we had a panel called “Women Online” featuring women who had received a variety of kinds of abuse, from repeated sexual advances to stalking to years of targeted harassment.

There is a fairly prominent genre of social/political commentary on the internet that focuses on specific individuals as a path to attack ideas and build outrage. These creators do not violate harassment policies, but the result is often that the vitriol of their followers ends up focused not on ideas, but on people (usually women.)

Where do I begin.  I just love that they build this narrative that people like me aren’t out to attack ideas that we final stupid.  We’re trying to secretly build outrage.  We are secretly trying to create a movement of hate and harassment that the poor (usually women) have to face.  Don’t you feel so bad!  You create hate!  And that’s what you’re trying to do!

Then they basically say that the content creators are subsequently responsible for what any of the people who watch their videos do.  Bullshit!  Find me a video, any video, where TJ Kirk, Sargon, Chris Ray Gun, Armoured Skeptic, TL;DR, or any of the big name anti-SJWs have EVER called for harassment or condoned it in any way.  Find me one!  Come on, you beta fucks!  Go watch through their anti-SJW catalog and find me one video where they congratulate any of the trolls in their audience who send awful shit to these women you are so eager to protect from an imagined threat that Anita felt with Sargon sitting quietly in the audience.

Which is what happened, by the way!  Look at ANY of the video evidence from that panel where Sarkeesian lost her cool.  There is not a single one where anyone is harassing her or being unpleasant.  The nice thing about this Con was that everyone was filming, and there are 10,000 angles to see how this entire narrative is bullshit!  But we’ll get back to that.

Many people in these communities end up believing the righteous thing to do is threaten, harass, and dox the thinkers they’re arguing with. Whether or not this is an intentional strategy to cultivate harassment or an awful side-effect, the result is some of the worst discourse and most intense harassment on the internet.

Unbelievable.  So, not only are the creators on YouTube turning a blind eye to the actions of their fans, they are directly responsible for it.  They don’t outright say that it’s their fault, but they may as well.  They are claiming that these people actually believe that it is “righteous” to harass and dox women.  Oh?  Then how do you explain the SJWs who do that shit?!  Like Zoe Quinn in her harassment campaign against Candace Owens?  Maybe when the SJWs turned on Laci Green after she had used the word “tranny” to describe trans people when she was younger.  Hell, Ben Kuchera outright said that they have every right to dox you, with Jim Tubalardi Sterling nodding and agreeing with him.  I challenge you to find me the big name in anti-SJW videos who has EVER said that doxing is okay.  Meanwhile, I can find plenty of SJWs who believe that doxing is not only a good thing but should be the response of choice.  You betas are such fucking hypocrites, all so you can defend St. Anita’s honor.

This year, we had a contingent of attendees (some who paid, some who snuck in with fake passes) who had been either perpetrators of this harassment, or had, for years, watched as the outrage they cultivated resulted in followers doxxing, harassing, intimidating, and even threatening the lives of the creators on these panels.

Nobody snuck in with fake passes.  Nobody.  Find me a citation for that, you fuckers!  Everyone who was in there had paid to be there.  And since you can’t research much, there are 1,000 videos which show that not one of the people in the audience were harassing anyone.  Not one!  Find me one!  Anyone.  Come on, you feminist fucks!  Do the research thing and find me a video that shows it happening!  If you can put down the Tumblr for long enough to go to YouTube, and it is so bad, this should be easy.  John and Hank are lying!  This is lies!  These people are propagating absolute nonsense and they don’t get called out on it.  Everything wrong with modern media can be traced back to chucklefucks like this who can pull shit right out of their ass so they can create a narrative to sell to an audience who isn’t even going to bother questioning.  Because find me the SJW who is critical of their publications.  If that was the case then sites like The Mary Sue and Huffington Post would have died years ago.

It is difficult to imagine that this group of people (who are aware that their channels have been base-camps for years of harassment of some of our panelists) did not realize that their arriving early to fill up the three front rows of a panel was going to be intimidating. In any case, it looked like intentional intimidation to most people in attendance, and the panelists were understandably on edge throughout the discussion.

Why not just say that they are yelling and throwing shit at them?  I mean, you’re making all this shit up anyway, so why not just go big?  The SJWs who read this shit aren’t going to question.  Say that Sargon was glaring and snarling right at Anita the whole time.  Why not?  This is all terrible fan-fiction for St. Anita anyway.  Go big or go home.

Our founder, Hank Green, talked with our panelist and said two things:

  1. He told her that her comment had violated our policy, but that he understood that there was a broader context (which to be clear, we were blissfully ignorant of until this weekend, and remain inexpert in.)
  2. He apologized to her for not having been more aware of and active in understanding the situation before the event, which resulted in her being subjected to a hostile environment that she had not signed up for.

“Oh, please, Anita!  We love you!  We would never speak ill of you!  Please, don’t say mean things about us!”

Even when they are supposed to be castigating her for breaking their policies, they are kissing her ass!  That’s who these losers are!  Even when it has been clearly demonstrated that she violated their policy, they have to make very clear that Anita still did nothing wrong.  What a bunch of spineless cowards!  Complete pussies. They can’t even hold to their own standards.  When the Internet holds them to task to enforce their own policies, they have to make sure that they do so in a way where St. Anita isn’t put out or even made to feel guilty for what she did.  Because, after all, if someone actually forced a feminist to take responsibility for the things they do, what a world it would be.

This is a difficult situation to build policy to alleviate, but we ask that all of the people involved consider the power of our actions and statements both online and in the real world. But one specific note, if people attend VidCon to collect footage to later use in videos that criticize not just ideas, but focus the outrage of their followers on individuals, they will not be welcome back.

To wrap it all up, this is them saying that unless the YouTubers who take these worthless, toothless, spineless butt-wipes to task castigates their audience as well, then they won’t be going back next year.

John and Hank, fuck you.  You are the WORST that professional butt-lickers has to offer.  You buried your head so far up Anita’s ass that I am amazed her shit isn’t smeared all over you face.  This is disgusting.  You make up bullshit statistics.  You lie about what happened.  Then, after all of that, you make clear that unless other people join you in your parade to St. Anita, they won’t be welcomed back.  As if anyone actually wants to go to an event hosted by cowards like you!

It’s because of people like you that SJWs can’t handle the real world.  You know why Anita couldn’t handle seeing Sargon?  Because nobody has put her in a situation where she may have to take responsibility for the things she has done.  You couldn’t even castigate her without making sure she understands that she didn’t do anything wrong.  Laci Green faced her detractors and actually was able to take responsibility for the shitty things she has said and done.  She buried the hatchet with Sargon.  Part of me hopes she’ll go on DP and bury the hatched with TJ too, but that may be a bit optimistic.  All it took was stepping out of her echo chamber and she was able to realize that there is a bigger world out there which she can disagree with without feeling attacked and hated.  Meanwhile, people like you do everything in their power to make sure that the real world can’t touch Anita and her ilk.  You are part of the reason that this generation is full of complete pussies who can’t handle the slightest disagreement.  I hope you are proud of yourselves.

Until next time, a quote,

“Don’t waste your time with explanation.  People only hear what they want to hear.” – Paulo Coehlo

Peace out,

Maverick

Lucien’s Unpopular Opinion: Cultural Appropriation is BULLSH*T!

There is this idea that this country was founded upon.  It’s an idea that the likes of Martin Luther King Jr fought for and the civil rights war was waged.  It’s an idea that the SJWs are trying to roll back in the name of being progressive.  Never in all my years did I think that I would see Jim Crow making a comeback in the name of “tolerance.”  It blows my fucking mind.  But here I am, watching it happen, and now we have two people who did NOTHING WRONG having their successful business destroyed because of these virtue signaling motherfuckers who want to tell other people how to run their lives.  I am, of course, talking about cultural appropriation.  The idea that white people take other cultures ideas and then use them.  As if that isn’t a good thing.  As if taking ideas from another culture and applying them to your own is somehow wrong.  I fucking hate these people, but let’s get into specifics.

Kali Wilgus and Liz Connelly started a business called Kooks Burritos.  They went down to Mexico and studied making Mexican food and loved what they had so much that they wanted to bring that back to America.  Doesn’t that sound like a good thing?  To find the works of another culture so good that you want to spread it to your own area so others can experience it?  Doing an interview for a publication, Kali thought so.  But as we have seen 1000 times, the SJW shitstorm had to follow.  Why?  Because it is “white supremacy” and disrespectful to Mexican culture.  Some of the reasoning behind this retardedness just blows my fucking mind.  Not just because of the mental gymnastics that these people have to do, but because they are so ignorant of the damage they are doing to society with this crap.

And we have seen this so many times before.  Like that girl who had the box braids and wanted to show it off on Instagram and instead had her account swarmed with these virtue signaling cocksuckers who had to tell her just how bad of a person she is because she likes a hair style that is used by a different ethnic group.  Oh!  The horror!  That’s so oppressive!  White supremacy!

I’ve heard all the justifications.  “White people take everything from other cultures!”  Oh really?  Define white people for me.  Are you talking about Americans?  Are you talking about Canadians?  Australians?  British?  Irish?  Russians?  Polish?  Czech?  All of those nationalities have very different cultural values and histories.  Here’s what I think it means.  I think that their definition of white people is basically Americans.  It has to be.  Because anyone with any modicum of cultural perspective would tell them that white people are not some homogeneous group who thinks with one mind.  That’s not how this works.  But don’t tell the virtue signaling retards that.  Then they might have to inject some nuance into their arguments, and we can’t have that.  Then we might have something to debate about and really think on.  Or look at how different countries, even those predominately white, have different cultures and different styles and different perspectives that we have to think critically on.  That’s too spooky for these racist pricks.

Cultural appropriation is defined as when one culture (white people) takes the ideas from another culture and adds them to one’s own.  Isn’t that a good thing?  Isn’t the idea to learn from other groups?  After all, if we don’t look outside of our own ethnic group we can miss crucial context and then generalize other people because we don’t know any better.  Taking ideas from other cultures allows a culture to grow and become more rounded.  And since we had leaders like MLK who wanted humanity to come together as one brotherhood and instead of judging by race judge by character, I think that what those two women did was quite inspiring.  They went down to Mexico and studied with people who had been making food their whole lives, then came home to spread that knowledge and cultural perspective to everyone because they loved it so much.  Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and I would think the people they spoke about would be flattered that these two women found what they did so amazing.

“But Lucien, they didn’t start this business because of love for the culture!  They started it to make money!”  So fucking what?!  Name me a business that doesn’t want to make money!  You can want to be successful and still have a love of the culture you are trying to emulate.  After all, if the goal wasn’t to be successful, why start a business?  Sounds like a great business strategy.  That argument is ridiculous.  And how is it white supremacy to want to take what you learned and spread it around?  Are they Klansman who think that they are going to be better at it because they’re white?  What’s that?  There is ZERO evidence for that?!  Well then maybe that point is bullshit too!

I am so tired of the progressive left ruining people’s lives and reputations because of some bullshit that they spout in the name of tolerance.  If you are so goddamn tolerant, then maybe you can see that these women were genuine and wanted to do something good and make good food for people.  Or if that’s too hard, you can stay out of these women’s way and just let them make their food in peace.  Is that also asking too much?  It must be.  Because they destroyed their livelihood.

But I do have to call out the people who bend and break to this.  These women should have stood their ground.  I wish more people would stand their ground and tell these assholes where they can go shove it.  While they are busy trying to homogenize themselves and their lives as much as possible, I am listening to a song sung in Arabic from a series from Japan that borrows from American culture and spaghetti westerns that is animated.  Why?  Because I think experiencing the works from other parts of the world makes me a more well-rounded person.  But that’s just me.  All that nuanced opinions about life and how the world is a more complicated place than “white man evil!”  So strange.

Until next time, a quote,

“Now these social justice warriors, they may want to live in a world that’s cold and sterile and devoid of anything that gives warmth and happiness to people, but as for me, I’d rather live in a world where cute little Asian girls front death metal bands.  Because that’s just more fun.” – Internet Aristocrat

Peace out,

Maverick

“Transabled” People Disgust Me

In this wonderful “progressive” age, where every stupid lifestyle choice under the sun must be championed, it isn’t often that stuff surprises me.  More often than not, I hear about some crazy new lifestyle and my first thought is – neat, I guess.  At which point I just roll my eyes and figure that this lifestyle will be meme-worthy at some point.  That’s typically it.  But then I see these people who really go all the way with how crazy they are.  Whether it be that girl who did everything in her power to pretend that she’s black.  This included lying to the NAACP about how black she is.  Amazingly, they didn’t even seem annoyed at her for it.  Guess they just wanted to avoid the press by talking about it.  Since they didn’t try to cover it up, they were immune to the Streisand Effect.  I think she described herself as “trans-black.”  Because that’s not totally crazy or anything.

But sometimes it is genuinely disturbing or insulting to my intelligence.  Like when you have some Tumblrina pretend that they are an “otherkin” or something to that effect.  Or the people with headmates.  In both cases, they are giving people who ACTUALLY have split personalities or hear voices a bad name because they take away the seriousness of the situation that they live in and instead make it into an Internet joke.  One that I take very seriously.

The ones that really get to me, however, are the people who go the distance for how nuts they are.  Like the insane vegans who went so far to protest the meat industry that they pierced their ears with tags like a cow, and some of them even got branded (no joke, they took a giant, boiling-hot piece of metal and applied it to their skin).  That kind of person is a special level of crazy, and once they grow up a little and realize that that brand is never coming off, you can bet that they will avoid talking about it however they can.

Now I have a new group to add to people who went the distance.  The difference is that these people are either a combination of insane and stupid, or the worst sort of person ever.  I am, of course, talking about “transabled” people.  Here’s the article where I first got an in-depth look at these people.  This is the most nuts thing I have ever seen from these people.

Our first example is a man who felt that his hand wasn’t really a part of his body, so he went out of his way to study up on methods of destroying that limb so there was no hope of reattachment.  He even went so far as to study first aid to stop himself from bleeding to death.  And he got his wish.  After he destroyed his hand with a power tool, the man is now disabled.  He’s also another thing, which in more common vernacular is described as – FUCKING CRAZY!  This man is insane!  He repeatedly crushed, maimed, and mutilated his hand with the express intent of removing it.  All the pain and hardship that this ignorant fucker went through, and for what?  So he can live without a hand?!  Are you fucking kidding me?!  I’ll tell you want this guy really needed – some fucking help.  He needed psychiatric help.  Maybe then he could have gotten past this bullshit “transabled” crap and would have the full usage of his body.

Then we get to see someone who pisses me the fuck off – a woman in a wheelchair who has braces on her legs.  Why?  No reason.  None.  Her legs work just fine.  She is deliberately subjecting herself to this all because it makes her feel good.  In other words, she’s faking having a disability in order to have some psychological sense of purpose wearing leg braces and going around in a wheelchair all day.  However, at the end of the day, she’s still faking it.  It’s still not real.  Her body works just fine.  This is the kind of person who genuinely offends me.

See, just like with the headmates and otherkin thing, you got the crazy people who need actual help, then you got the posers who just want to feel like they belong.  The people who feel so worthless and unspecial that they have to fake a real medical issue in order to get the attention that they feel they rightly deserve.  And now they have publications like the one I linked above and the Internet to validate this madness.  It’s insulting.

The article says that a lot of disability advocacy groups and the transgender activist groups see these people are insulting, taking up resources that could be used towards people with real disabilities.  And you know what – I couldn’t agree more.  Because at least with the guy who cut his hand off, he’s fucking crazy, and now he’s paid the price.  But for the woman in the wheelchair who doesn’t have a single fucking thing wrong with her, she doesn’t seem to understand what it’s actually like to live that way.  Let me provide you with an example.

I have an uncle who is a paraplegic.  He is paralyzed from the waist down.  He has been for my entire life.  It’s been something that has made his life immeasurably more difficult.  To the point that now he is in a special hospital because of complications that happened from a burn he got sitting too close to a heater without realizing it was burning him.  He’s lost a shit-ton of bowel from complications associated with that.  Listening to the surgeon describe what he had to do in order to save my uncle’s life was nightmare fuel.  I can guarantee you that if he had had the chance to not be disabled, he would have fucking taken it.  He’s had to live that way for his entire life.  He’s had to pull the shit out of his own ass in order to go to the bathroom.  That’s the life he has had to lead.  The woman in that wheelchair doesn’t have a fucking clue, and she should be ashamed of herself.  The article says that there is shame foisted on this community, well they fucking deserve it.

Then there’s a girly-mate of mine.  When she was a kid, she could talk and do all sorts of stuff like a normal kid.  Then she got sick.  Really, really sick.  Way she tells it, her fever was at 104 and she was in the hospital for weeks.  By the time they got the infection under control, there was one unintentional side-effect – she can’t talk.  Her vocal chords were paralyzed as a result of the infection.  It’s something that has persisted to this day.  It has made her life so much more difficult.  The girl knows how to sign, and I have been able to read it.  If people don’t know how to sign, she will text.  You know those scenes in things where two people are in the same room and texting, she will be texting you while sitting with you.  Not only is having friendships harder, because you can’t talk to the other person, but her personal life has been Hell.  Not does she have this to overcome, but she is also gay.  When so much of how women interact is about what gets said, not being able to talk to the girl you are with has proven to be an insane hindrance to finding relationships and keeping them going.  The poor girl has been dumped so many times.  Showed this article to her, and she replied that people who think this way need to have their shit kicked in for thinking that having a disability is a good thing.

But to my own perspective, I busted my skull open when I was 14.  It exacerbated a condition I had with my brain being malformed.  I have depression as a result of brain damage.  My feet are dead.  They have both suffered nerve-death.  When I get older, they will one day have to be cut off.  Diabetes runs in my family, and if I ever get that, my odds of losing my feet go up exponentially.  I live with disability.  I don’t need these fucking posers like that woman in the wheelchair taking the spotlight from people who have real problems.  If anything, her and hers need to get some fucking mental help, because they are either pathetic, or as in the case of the first guy, or a person the article describes as paying a doctor $6,000 to amputate both of their legs, fucking nuts.

I just talked about how we now have the progressive community coming out in defense of pedophilia.  Now we have them coming out in defense of mental illness and people who need to fake a problem because they have no real ones.  Where does this bullshit end?

Until next time, a quote,

“It’s okay to cry, as long as you’re faking it.” – Chuck Palahnuik

Peace out,

Maverick