I—as a sovereign human being—continue to reserve the right to wrongthink. It should be self-evident how dangerous it is to attempt to alter language in a propagandistic fashion. It is the central warning of George Orwell’s philosophy of plain, non-euphemised political writing. If the LGBTIQ+ movement is allowed to demand that we speak as though subjective perspectives of individuals are in fact objective truth, we will lose the words needed to express contrary opinions.
Sarah Jeong is almost certainly a deeply racist person. To treat that claim with scepticism is, at this point, mostly laughable. Given that, is there any excuse for defending her?
In all the most important ways, the writing is already on the wall for the Catholic Church. Pope Francis’ new doctrine on the death penalty is mostly damage control.
There’s no magic answer to making the news work for everyone, but here’s a few things that’ll make your experience much more worthwhile.
Freedom of speech is not merely a technicality, it is absolutely essential that proper debate between ideas is not drowned out by moral idiocy.
Is it worth reading even the corrupt and pathological descent of a pervert and madman? Nabokov has proven for the ages that the answer is absolutely a forceful yes.