11 Matching Annotations
  1. Jul 2019
    1. She's since learned her allergies and asthma are conditions she's had since childhood that have nothing to do with her weight, and her migraines are hormonal. She's now on meds for these conditions.

      Ignoring the fact that 'morbidly obese' by itself is a serious health condition

    2. Interesting, I used to think that an early death from obesity hurts more than being told you're fat by a professional.

  2. Jul 2018
    1. All three of the great dictators have enhanced their power by imposing intolerable burdens on their peoples

      Not to insult those brave young souls, but the victimology and survivor complex of common intersectional discourses is the perfect burden.

  3. Apr 2018
  4. Mar 2018
    1. young activists can feed a constant conflict over racist Native-American sports mascots, even as actual Native Americans, when surveyed, consistently say that they do not care about the mascots, and instead are far more concerned about poverty, addiction, and violence in their communities.

      Accusations of "cultural appropriation" serving to distract from more difficult challenges.

    1. Last month at Portland State University, when biologist Heather Heying made the point that women and men are biologically different, protesters in the audience screamed and excoriated her and tried to damage the sound system before they were removed. “We should not listen to fascism. Nazis are not welcome in civil society,” a protester scowled.

      The belief that sexism is at the root of fascism, although well founded, causes hyperactivists to censor scientists.