Political Correctness at Universities (US).

NarrowBandFtw

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https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/leticiamiranda/a-college-student-was-told-to-remove-a-****-nazis-sign

"I was in absolute shock," said Parsons. "This email tells me the university cares more about the feelings of Nazis than the safety of their students."
Your URL got censored btw, for anyone wondering, replace the asterisks in the URL with a 4 letter swear word starting with an 'f' ...

This is good though, free speech being impeded on the 'left' might help them realize free speech should NEVER be impeded at all.
 

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http://victorygirlsblog.com/hogg-goes-harvard/
He’s baaaack! Just when you thought (or, more likely, hoped) that David Hogg was a permanent page in the Where-Are-They-Now file, he pops up again. Now we learn that come fall, 2018, Hogg goes to Harvard.
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Hogg got a 1270 on his SAT. The bottom 25% at Harvard have an average of 1460. Really shows how the admissions decisions are subjective.
 

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https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/leticiamiranda/a-college-student-was-told-to-remove-a-****-nazis-sign

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"I was in absolute shock," said Parsons. "This email tells me the university cares more about the feelings of Nazis than the safety of their students."
What's the problem here? The university is applying their inclusiveness nonsense fairly as far as I can tell. No wait, sorry, its fccking hilarious.

Aside from anything else though, did she think there are actual Nazis on her campus? Or, that real Nazi, or not, that whoever drew that swastika did anything but snigger at her virtue signalling?
 

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Lol snowflakes everywhere. Entitled lil snotnosed mouthbreathers.

They need to have a look at the real world outside of their "safe space".
 

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Comments by a UC Davis English professor several years ago reportedly saying he believes police officers “need to be killed” have gained attention since the shooting death of Davis police Officer Natalie Corona.

Joshua Clover, a professor of English and Comparative Literature, tweeted in 2014, “I am thankful that every living cop will one day be dead, some by their own hand, some by others, too many of old age #letsnotmakemore,” according to UC Davis’ college newspaper The California Aggie.


On his now-private Twitter account, he also reportedly tweeted, “I mean, it’s easier to shoot cops when their backs are turned, no?” Glover also responded to an SF Weekly interview question in 2015 asking him what he believed what was wrong with society. He replied, “People think that cops need to be reformed. They need to be killed.”

https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article226810084.html
 

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Meanwhile in Australia....

Experts: Stop Using the Word ‘Cyclist’ Because It ‘Dehumanises’ Bike Riders

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology and Monash University claim to have found a link between the word “cyclists” and a tendency for motorists to “dehumanize” bikers, according to the Daily Mail. Queensland University Professor Narelle Haworth claimed the study found 55 percent of non-cyclists surveyed in Victoria, NSW, and Queensland felt that cyclists were “not completely human.”

With those results in hand, Haworth is advocating for an end to the use of the word “cyclists.”

Haworth, who is also Director of the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety in Queensland, insisted that the elimination of the word would help bike rider safety. “If we used the term people on bikes, instead of cyclists, we’re giving a term that is more human-like and less like a species,” Haworth told Daily Mail.
 

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Well, "I hate cyclists" is just too damn easy to say. Personally, if I had to say "I hate people who ride bicycles" I probably just wouldn't bother hating them anymore. It's not the words that are powerful as such, it's the ease with which they can be said or written that gives them their power.

Just look at the n-word for instance. "Black person" is a whole extra syllable. Imagine how much pain and strife could have been avoided if they'd just made the n-word illegal. People would have been less willing to spend the extra time it would take to express their hatred for African-Americans, if they'd had to use an extra syllable to talk about them in the first place. And, lol! I just noticed "African-American" is four extra syllables!
 

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True... I wouldn't actually say I hate them... too much effort, would be more efficient to just mow the fsckers down...
 

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How retarded is that, what next? We can't call people walking next to the road pedestrians? Or people driving cars motorists? It already irritates met that some people prefer to call pupil "learners" instead. Feels like we are dumbing down our vocabulary like it's 1984...

I agree with you guys, it just rolls off the tongue easier when you say "Cyclists are god's gift to mankind" and "Motorists are killing the planet" or "Pedestrians are too poor to afford a bicycle".

No need to stop calling them cyclist.
 

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'Experts'
Fark me... if the amount of money wasted on garbage 'research' like this was actually used for real research we could have solved **** tons of the worlds problems by now... but nope... hey heres a question... who are these people on bikes that are complaining calling them the c word is dehumanising? Oh, thats right, not one cyclist on the planet has ever complained... ****ing universities of today, absolute sjw pc infested safe space **** holes, just burn em all down
 

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And to ride three abreast.
I'll say this in all seriousness though, yes I am a cyclist and pro-cycling and all that - but we (cyclist) all know the rules. You have to ride single file if it's not a sanctioned event, you may never pass the middle line - and many more rules some choose to ignore.

As someone that is much more into MTB (off road) I can safely say roadies are a cocky bunch (generalised). I do the odd road ride, like the Argus and maybe one or two others. But I prefer to be off-road - even for my commute. When I do use the road it's simple science - cars and horses are bigger than you - yield accordingly. Too bad some never realise that because it is too late for them.
 
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