Month: December 2016

Drexel won’t take action against ‘white genocide’ professor

Drexel University announced yesterday that it will not take action against the professor who tweeted that all he wants “for Christmas is White Genocide.”

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“White Nationalist” Yiannopoulos Gets $250K in Book Deal, Progs (& Zoe Quinn) Go Into Meltdown Mode

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Drexel ‘white genocide’ prof claims university support

The Drexel University professor who tweeted “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide” is claiming that university administrators support his right to “vigorous public debate.”

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Med school staffer takes disability over comedic noose on campus

An Oregon med school assistant took disability leave over a noose that was found accompanying a humorous display about stress relief.

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The Philosophical Foundation of Social Justice

Black Label Logic

postmodernismI once sat next to an elderly gentleman on a transatlantic flight, and as I often do, I engaged in conversation with him for the duration of the flight. As we spoke, we shared our educational and professional backgrounds, he was retired but he had been active in multiple businesses during his professional life, and his educational background was in philosophy. Somewhat taken aback by this, I inquired as to his reasoning for electing philosophy above many of the other educational directions a man of his intellect could have pursued.

His answer was that anything that ever takes place within human society is powered by philosophy, from how we approach our personal life to how we perceive the world is dependent on our philosophy. A person who values empiricism will view the world differently from a post-modernist, a person who subscribes to deontological ethics will view behavior from a different…

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