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March 03, 2017

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Jay

So this is about tipping.

Well, mindful of their place and position, I would hope the high cheekbones white finished beauties of Scripts would not hesitate at 15 and, for really excellent service, go all the way to 20. Daddy can afford it.

Lancastrian Oik

The monetisation of Kafkatrapping.

God bless America.

sH2

Scripps College - a liberal arts college for young ladies, in Claremont, California, and where annual tuition is close to $50,000

More resumes for the trash can.

sH2

Those deemed sufficiently brown - and therefore by default morally superior and emotionally fragile - are cautioned to “avoid overexertion” when “educating” their paler, less enlightened classmates.

I bet employers will love that kind of attitude.

David

I bet employers will love that kind of attitude.

Well, quite. And again, if you wanted to fuel racial tribalism and resentment, and wanted to damage the life chances of brown-skinned students, say, by encouraging them to act like narcissistic, self-dramatising arseholes, what would you do differently?

R.Sherman

I know from personal experience, now is the time aspiring high school juniors and their parents journey to various post-secondary institutions of "learning" to see where best to send applications come August. I'm sure parents of those who can afford $50K per year tuition will be thrilled to see such posters around campus. I, for one, would be delighted to pony up a lot of money so my kid can be abused for four years. < / sarc >

Dr Cromarty

Since it's a gang shakedown of whitey they just rename it Crips College

R.Sherman

Wait a minute. I thought the whole purpose of "diversity" in college admissions was to expose students to a wide variety of people with other life experiences in order to provide a broader education. Yet, if a student desires to avail himself of that opportunity by seeking to learn about and the life experiences of those not like himself, he is committing some sort of grave sin against the magical "other." It would seem then, that the diversity mongers have been pulling our collective legs, non?

Dr Cromarty

What kind of masochist shells out that kind of money to be scolded by oxygen thieves?

R

No safe space for whitey then?

David

What kind of masochist shells out that kind of money to be scolded by oxygen thieves?

Well, you’d think that the continual and institutional insinuation that white students are unfairly “privileged,” probably racist and complicit in oppression would at the very least constitute a ‘microaggression’ and thus a basis for complaint. But that’s assuming the people responsible have reciprocal values, which evidently they don’t.

TheTooner

How does anyone make any money writing comedy with this stuff just happening for free?

Sporkatus

The burden does not rest on your shoulders

Would it be churlish to remark that if one has generated said burden one's own self, YES IT FUCKING DOES.

Pictured, a man who actually knows whose fault his burden is.

Not directly related to the topic at hand, I'm going to recommend JP Mac's book Hallow Mass to David, if he hasn't read it already. It's half Lovecraftian horror, half extremely biting satire of left academia, astroturfing, and the like. As an appetizer, one pretentious academic heads a Critical Weather Studies department, and another audits the laughter of students for privilege, with allusions made to a university "Yes means expulsion" policy and a basement inquisitorial room.

David

I’m going to recommend JP Mac’s book Hallow Mass

Noted.

Sam Duncan

“Be mindful of your place”

You really couldn't make this stuff up. How has the world allowed people who can say things like that to claim the labels “progressive” and “liberal”? It boggles the mind.

“And again, if you wanted to fuel racial tribalism and resentment, and wanted to damage the life chances of brown-skinned students, say, by encouraging them to act like narcissistic, self-dramatising arseholes, what would you do differently?”

Well, exactly.

Spiny Norman

Sam,

How has the world allowed people who can say things like that to claim the labels “progressive”...

Well, it would depend on what they think they are "progressing" towards. If it's some nightmarish mash-up of Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-four, I doubt they'd behave any differently.

Sporkatus

Noted

There's quite a lot of humor arising from the cognitive dissonance of the academics about *real, actual Old One cultists*. "Oh, the (obviously symbolic) human sacrifice is just a symbol of an oppressed religion" - while at the same time, the academics are manuevering amongst themselves with similar Marxist smokescreens for their own greed and suborning their own malicious activities.

A bit on the nose, but I like it.

Marmo

Fortunately for the melanin-deprived there's an easy out. Since race is a social construct, just say you identify as a darker skinned person and walk away.

David

Dear white students.

Because that’s always a promising start.

SumDumGuy

In a “Dear white students” section, they explain that “[r]everse racism cannot exist because white people maintain power over people of color” and “because there are no institutions that were founded with the intention of discriminating against white people on the basis of their skin [color].”

*cough*

Sporkatus

that were founded with

Might I point out the evasion regarding institutions which *now* have such intentions, contrary to their founding?

Granted, there are your obvious La Raza, Black Panthers, NOI, etc. examples, but the suborning of literally all governmental and educational bureacracy for punishing whites for starters should deserve note.

Second evasion of note: discrimination based on ethnicity, regional origin, and other factors (used to elevate "people of color") are handwaved down to skin color only.

Third evasion, deliberate confusion of stated intention vs. effect or means. A Klan founded with *stated intent*(i.e. good-sounding lie) of "preserving white culture"/etc. is judged based on demonstrated intent only, while a favored group is judged on stated intent only.

David

*cough*

This is said, unironically, in a prestigious, well-heeled educational institution that, like so many others, actively cultivates animosity towards white students - who are deemed “privileged” by definition, regardless of their actual backgrounds, circumstances and financial wherewithal - and which insists that brown-skinned students cannot ever be racist. The same institutions that extend unilateral favours, the leverage of Official Victim Status, and a 15+ IQ point admissions cheat only to students who happen to have brown skin.

Again, as so often, lefties project.

GarceW

If I were a student of color (SOC), I'd tell these fragile white chicks the most outrageous, fantastic long-winded tales I could imagine.

Dr Cromarty

This is said, unironically, in a prestigious, well-heeled educational institution that, like so many others, actively cultivates animosity towards white students

This will stop as soon as idiots stop paying for this shite.

Ten

Wait a minute. I thought the whole purpose of "diversity" in college admissions was to expose students to a wide variety of people with other life experiences...

In like Celebrate Diversity(tm)? Dude, that was whole months ago.

Ten

This will stop as soon as idiots stop paying for this shite.

Hey, that's no way to talk about the right's diligent efforts over the last century to return education wholly to the private sector. Have you no decency, sir?

Sporkatus

the right's diligent efforts

The putative right has, all this time, been using a very specialized and delicately calibrated definition of "diligent". One which means a lack of any effort and thought, short of outright witless sabotage. Usually.

Squires

If I were a student of color (SOC), I'd tell these fragile white chicks the most outrageous, fantastic long-winded tales I could imagine.

As has often been pointed out, the only thing you really can do with most of the degrees being acquired is to become the next generation of "professor".

Hal

If I were a student of color (SOC), I'd tell these fragile white chicks the most outrageous, fantastic long-winded tales I could imagine.

That does bring on whole new levels to the old question, Where de Math classes at??

Seth

at the expense of your mental health

I'd say that ship has sailed.

champ

@Jay

" high cheekbones white finished beauties of Scripts"

Scripps is known for it's dykes...

Hopp Singg

This sort of thing always ends well. From the "one short step ahead" file:

http://www.kimdutoit.com/2017/03/02/thats-why/

[South African] President Jacob Zuma said 2017 is the year of “taking land back to the people” and for this reason government will seek to change legislation to allow for land expropriation without compensation.
Darleen

***I'm going to recommend JP Mac's book Hallow Mass***

Seconding Sporkatus ... it is, to date, the best of JP's books. (He's won Emmy's for Animaniacs & Pinky & the Brain) He has a fine sense of the absurd and a good ear for dialogue.

(and I'm not saying that just because I designed the bookcover) :)

dicentra

This cover? https://www.amazon.com/Hallow-Mass-Trilogy/dp/1532909349/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488581822&sr=8-1&keywords=hallow+mass

Looks nice!

Darleen

dicentra,

Yep.

dan

"Emotional Labor" - "noun"

LOL

Alice

you’d think that the continual and institutional insinuation that white students are unfairly “privileged,” probably racist and complicit in oppression would at the very least constitute a ‘microaggression’ and thus a basis for complaint. But that’s assuming the people responsible have reciprocal values, which evidently they don’t.

That.

The original Mr. X

Both posters define “emotional labour” as having to exert energy “for the purpose of addressing people’s feelings, educating, making people comfortable, or living up to ‘social expectations.’”

So, basically, the sort of thing anybody living in a society with other humans does on a daily basis?

Crawford

@ Hopp Singh at 21:12
"[South African] President Jacob Zuma said 2017 is the year of “taking land back to the people” and for this reason government will seek to change legislation to allow for land expropriation without compensation"

One wonders if this is also the fault of apartheid, seeing that every thing else wrong in RSA (mismanagement, nepotism, corruption, lies, murder, crime etc) are blamed on da eebil YT an de apahtheight... Then it's a short hop, skip and a jump away from using the police, military to remove (I mean kill the deserving troublemakers like at Marikana). This will no doubt escalate again and again because the whites won't leave peacefully...

With the UN track record of reacting to genocides, I imagine they will do the usual "damn shame old boy, we must never let this happen again" when da eebil YTs get what's coming to them. Like in Burundi with the Hutus and Tutsis, never again, but you see those evil white bastards had it coming and they were racist anyway, but now we have the diamonds, uranium and the gold mines so it's a win win really.

Being from there, I can tell you that life is indeed cheap. We (family members friend and acquaintances) fully expect a night of the long knives sooner than later. Only it'll be pangas and matchettes and the world will sit back and watch on CNN.

Apologies for veering off into a bad timestream...

Jonathan

Meanwhile in other Trump derangement news:

Shot:

Trump Appears to Suggest Bomb Threats Against Jews Are False Flags - Gideon Resnick 02.28.17 8:29 PM ET @The Daily Beast.

Chaser:

Former journalist arrested, charged with threats against Jewish facilities - By Mark Berman and Matt Zapotosky March 3 at 4:44 PM @The Washington Post.

Jonathan

As a follow-up, the alleged perp is clearly a White Nationalist Trump voter:

Darleen

Jonathan,

It's as if there is some sort of effort to create hate hoaxes in order to show Trump has "emboldened white nationalists".

Jonathan

It's as if there is some sort of effort to create hate hoaxes in order to show Trump has "emboldened white nationalists".

Surely the left would never sink so low? What am I saying... of COURSE they would!

Hopp Singg

Sink so low? I thought it was a step up for them.

Jonathan

Just when you think we've reached Peak Guardian:


Riz Ahmed warns lack of diversity on TV will drive young to Isis

Actor says viewers from minority backgrounds are switching off and turning to terrorism propaganda films which make recruits look like James Bond


Actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has warned that the enduring failure to champion diversity on TV is alienating young people, driving them towards extremism and into the arms of Isis.


" Give Me the Part or I Kill You!"

Spiny Norman

Ah, another "do as we say and no one gets hurt" threat.

dicentra

YTs?

That ain't one of them Afrikaans abbreviations is it?

Hal

It's as if there is some sort of effort to create hate hoaxes in order to show Trump has "emboldened white nationalists"."

Oh, the right wing variety would be this fellow, even if European . . .

Randy

Dicentra, I think YT means white like H8 means hate.

R.Sherman

Related?

Crawford

Dicentra, Randy

my apologies, YT does indeed mean white. I have seen it used to refer to the evil whites and the strident promulgation of the idea that they need to be extinguished for crimes committed (insert here crimes as needed i.e. apartheid, stealing the land from the natives, fighting proxy war in Angola etc etc). Please refer to Julius Malema's singing "kill the boer" as noted at http://www.censorbugbear.org/farmitracker/reports/view/2968

Burnsie

I would bet that the average white or Asian student at Scripps pays about $30,000 more per year than the average student of color.

If the precise difference was made public, maybe the SOCs would be a little less arrogant and the white students would be a little less self-loathing.

Being talked down to by someone getting a free ride because of his or her blackness would certainly rub me the wrong way, if I was paying full freight. But that's just me.

YT? Looks more like "whitey" to me, not merely "white." That adds a nice little touch of racial sneering.

Jonathan

If anyone wants to keep track of fake hate crimes, here's a useful site:

http://www.fakehatecrimes.org/

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