Since the problem of totalitarianism hinges significantly on mismanaging psychopathy (and its tendency to create self-suited pseudo-realities), totalitarian ideologies can be expected to bloom when a huge new opportunity like social media arrives on the scene.
The whole "diversity" industry produces no tangible product, adds nothing to anyone's bottom line, does nothing to get your product to your customers, has no evidence supporting it (and some against it), is expensive, and creates problems in your company.
We live in an era of unprecedented pressure for ideologically based organizational trainings: anti-racist, racial sensitivity, unconscious bias, cultural awareness, and, perhaps most commonly, some combination of "diversity, equity, and inclusion."
We have to talk about 2+2. Unfortunately. Most unfortunately. This is because what looks like a simple and profoundly stupid Twitter fight must be understood in the full context in which it is playing out.
I want to explain Critical Race Theory to you. I just want to help you understand it, so I sat down with my microphone and no real plan except to talk through the claims, history, and thought of Critical Race Theory, highlighting where it came from and why it's a terrible way to think about race and racism, in its own ideas.
Join James Lindsay as he sits down with Jon Gower of Near Dark Radio to talk about the controversial French postmodern philosopher Michel Foucault and whether his thought and legacy can be recovered from its clear adaptations and exploitation by the Critical Social Justice movement.
James lindsay takes a few minutes to dig deeply into the mindset of Critical Social Justice to explain exactly why its proponents are so reluctant to be seen applying their work in administrative and educational spheres.
Woke culture continues to become ever-more relevant to people in all walks of life, and this led to a recent BBC audio-documentary featuring feminist authort Helen Lewis and produced by Craig Templeton Smith, “The Roots of ‘Woke’ Culture.”