The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt tackles the problems that emerge when attempting to talk about politics or religion. Over the years, Haidt has dedicated his life to building connections between opposing political factions. His research has led to the founding of Heterodox Academy. Here is their mission statement.
“To improve the quality of research and education in universities by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement.”See Our Story
Though written many years ago, the concepts in the book seem more relevant than ever as America goes through its cultural and political upheaval.(more…)
Recently, JK Rowling stood up against an overly aggressive group of trans-activists. The beef started after Rowlings liked a few Twitter posts deemed insensitive to those who identify as Transgender. But the cancel mob went absolutely bonkers when she did not apologize. The trigger moment happened when Rowling’s made fun of the phrase, “people who menstruate.”(more…)
Also Read: Things The Woke Left Thinks is Racist While on The Rubin Report, Niall Fergurson and Dave talked about numerous things, among them the Intellectual Dark Web network, Brexit, and Trump.…
The purpose of this summary is to survey the various speakers and the sources they referred to. This podcast is led by Bret Weinstein and featured Glenn C. Loury, Kmele Foster, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Chloe Valdary, John Wood Jr., John McWhorter, and Coleman Hughes.(more…)
Shortly after George Floyd’s death, a student of UCLA’s Management 127 class e-mailed their professor, Gordon Klein, requesting special consideration be given to black students in the class. The special consideration includes “no-harm” grading on the final exam. The e-mail also asked for shorter exams and extended deadlines for black students who attended the George Floyd protests.(more…)
Cancel culture has gone into overdrive in 2020. After the death of George Floyd, the rate of public outcries and boycotts has increased dramatically. This has led to a number of resignations, firings, and apologies from individuals and businesses alike. The below list captures just a fraction of these incidents. If you are a reasonable person, you will find many instances on this list infuriating. This is because the “crimes” committed is simply acting or speaking (knowingly or not) against the far-left ideology.
As new incidents come to light, this list will be updated.(more…)