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Lorf 16/10/08(Sat)05:24 No. 758507 [Reply]

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The faculty is crazy enough, but the real crazies are in the administration. … The faculty used to rule. Your professors used to run the place. They don’t anymore. Now you have layers of bureaucracy and management sitting on top of the faculty, paid vast salaries, whose job is to find something for themselves to do. And so what the something have turned into is enlarging the universities, you know, making them these huge businesses.

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Liru Fanboy 17/01/04(Wed)14:12 No. 761429

I posted that image to my university's subreddit.
The chancellor has been controversial lately.
Nothing like a little edgy satire, eh?

Novice Equestrian 17/01/14(Sat)18:30 No. 761836

It would be interesting to think about how universities have changed over time.

Moot 17/01/14(Sat)22:17 No. 761843

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The faculty at my university sit in their own glass dome in the middle of campus--sucking up dollars, throwing tuition-comped t-shirts and bullshit at freshman, all the while my department receives budget cuts.

That's business as usual in the U.S.

Spiderman 16/09/21(Wed)09:28 No. 757552 [Reply]

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Here’s what I think…these ideas about how words have deep and sometimes hidden impacts on people…they developed in isolation at academic institutions. They sat around in the collective consciousness of liberal-arts educated folks like myself for a long time before finally leaking out as the internet brought over-educated people together with people who had never been exposed to these ideas.

When that started happening, it mostly resulted in harmless frustration as people who were 10 steps deep into these issues expressed frustration at people who were busy living lives that did not include feminist critique (and vice versa).

But the internet doesn’t amplify harmless frustration, it amplifies the voices of the most outraged. And the outrage pulls useless, angry, poorly-reasoned arguments out of both sides. Then one side shares the worst of the responses from the other side. And the other side responds in kind.

The anti-SJW side never actually got exposed to the original arguments, they were either exposed to the worst reactions of angry feminists or to the imagined, inflamed, and even impersonated versions that have popped up over the last few years.

After having been been exposed to those judgements (or the imagined versions of them) people feel as if they’ve been told that they are evil or bad or whatever and MUST BEAHVE DIFFERENTLY. And the response of young people, especially young men, when they think someone is trying to control them with what sounds like adversarial and made-up bullshit tends to be frustration and anger. This isn’t just young people and it’s not just men, but it tends to be young men because there’s a tendency among both young people and men to chafe at people attempting to control them.

And, yes, it tends to be young white men, because white people are, on average, less used to people attempting to control them. And, yes, it gets worse if the person attempting to do the controlling is a woman because, well…maybe let’s not go there right now. And there’s nothing like a person who is unused to feeling persecuted, and is maybe also feeling insecure and searching for a way to identify with strength and masculinity (and, in the most severe cases, might even be feeling very lost and lonely and rejected for other reasons), for spending a lot of time getting really angry really publicly.

So that’s what I think it’s about. And I think both sides participated handily in airwolfing it up. Because this was all supposed to be about empathy, and yet so many people’s first exposure to these theories was being shouted at for being in the world incorrectly. And as much as young white men do not sound like the group of people that needs the most empathy in the world, I think there has been a lot of damage done to the world by belittling their frustrations and calling them unimportant. Even if those frustrations are comparatively unimpo Message too long. Click here to view the full text.

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Mudkip 17/01/03(Tue)21:37 No. 761409

>implying I literally do nothing with my life besides sit around and think about society.

Moot 17/01/04(Wed)03:12 No. 761417

Do you know how long it's been since I saved something, young'n?

Bob Ross 17/01/14(Sat)21:33 No. 761842

>it gets worse if the person attempting to do the controlling is a woman because, well…maybe let’s not go there right now.


Spider Expert 16/05/06(Fri)12:21 No. 752644 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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I placed an order to buy one share of GOOGL.

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tee 17/01/03(Tue)12:43 No. 761401

Oh, god, it happened again...

I'm so stupid.

W. T. Snacks 17/01/04(Wed)04:40 No. 761422

Chris Hedges predicted exactly this.

r000t 17/01/14(Sat)21:18 No. 761841

I sold my Google stock.

ian 17/01/12(Thu)06:38 No. 761754 [Reply]

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Awoooooo~! It's the first full moon of the new year! It was during this time wolf packs howled hungrily outside Native American villages giving rise to the "full wolf moon" name.

If you live on the east coast of the United States, it will reach its "crest" at 6:34 am tomorrow morning right before sunrise.

Enjoy the cold clear January sky ok?! 🐺

Awoooooo~! 🐺

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Closet Furry 17/01/14(Sat)03:32 No. 761816

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Novice Equestrian 17/01/14(Sat)09:59 No. 761823

It was 44 here yesterday and now it's 1.

Spiderman 17/01/14(Sat)20:47 No. 761840

I heard it was supposed to be a pretty mild winter. Oh well.

Reimu Hakurei 17/01/14(Sat)18:30 No. 761837 [Reply]

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Anonymous 17/01/14(Sat)18:52 No. 761839

Well they failed pretty hard at that.

ian 16/12/28(Wed)12:35 No. 761188 [Reply]

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Goodnight sweet princess.

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p4ch3c0 17/01/02(Mon)08:14 No. 761367

Lord knows Carrie was my first boner
unfortunately I think pokemon hentai was my first fap, she deserved my oldest load ever busted

4chan user 17/01/14(Sat)18:20 No. 761835

this thread's actually been active for a month???

Miku Fanboy 17/01/14(Sat)22:38 No. 761846

Welcome to 7chan.

Novice Equestrian 16/09/09(Fri)08:23 No. 757212 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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Liru Fanboy 17/01/13(Fri)07:23 No. 761784

>spread your views
Thing is, I don't want to spread my views, that would just be pissing in an ocean of piss. I want everyone to develop their own views. I don't want to tell anyone what they should think; I want them to be more aware of how they think, to be able to resist the influence of propaganda and dogma and forge their own values and make their own judgements about the "facts".

I'd like other people to be capable of seeing the spin in every news report and distilling them down to the truths that can be verified, to be interested in holding those in power and publication accountable to a higher standard of honesty and service, and to be aware of humanity's potential. It's not a political ideology I could write essays about and give lectures* on.

*Actually I do imagine myself giving certain people lectures from time to time, but always flanked by mercenaries with AK-47s. Basically I'd hold them hostage, explain how they are personally responsible for making things worse for everyone, and have them commit to change or die forthwith.

Brony 17/01/14(Sat)01:53 No. 761812

So you're saying that you want people to be free to come to whatever conclusions that their research and life experience lead them to, but it's possible for them to look up and live the wrong political decisions which is why you fantasize about kidnapping them, telling them how they're wrong, and giving them the choice of repentance or death. That almost makes sense, but look on the bright side: at least they went to the effort of coming to an incorrect conclusion, unlike all those mindless sheep that don't even have the decency to try.

At least it's not purely political. Thanks to how reality works, the distinctions between politics and philosophy are hazy enough that you can call your beliefs either one, depending on your audience.

Moot 17/01/14(Sat)11:50 No. 761828

Yeah, I don't think I should ever run for office. I know it's naieve, but I'd like to think that a society of highly-independent, self-sufficent, free thinkers wouldn't opt-in to such corrupt leadership and could eventually free themselves from corporate tryanny. Of course, humans being inherently corruptible, there would be mistakes, failures, and betrayals. I imagine that a people who could ignore propaganda wouldn't suffer the indgnity of seeing people who abuse their trust remain in the upper echelons of society--that a public capable of seeing them for who they are would bring them down and cast them out. We already live in a time when secrets are nigh impossible to keep--is it too much to hope for a time when the truth would be impossible to spin?

It is. I know. The truth is it's getting worse. Reality matters less now than ever in human history. That is why I fantasize about giving such harsh ultimatums to our present leaders--I fear it may already be too late for mankind to survive this modern dark age, if not for some sudden and dramatic action to turn the world around.

Bob Ross 16/09/22(Thu)12:26 No. 757583 [Reply]

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Is a fetus a person?

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Spiderman 17/01/14(Sat)01:10 No. 761810

don't speak too soon

Closet Furry 17/01/14(Sat)02:44 No. 761814

Every sperm is sacred

Spiderman 17/01/14(Sat)02:58 No. 761815


-a fetus

Miku Fanboy 17/01/09(Mon)11:09 No. 761655 [Reply]

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While you played fetch, I studied the blade.

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Nyan Cat 17/01/12(Thu)20:15 No. 761763

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Blade guided by gods,
A sharp, unrivaled smiter,
No better fighter.

Christian Weston Chandler 17/01/12(Thu)21:15 No. 761769

While you played blade, I studied the shield

PrettyPony 17/01/13(Fri)21:32 No. 761809

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zeneslev 16/06/18(Sat)10:44 No. 754551 [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]

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Veganism is the only morally acceptable lifestyle.

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Moot 17/01/04(Wed)17:23 No. 761431

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Conductor Cat 17/01/13(Fri)20:33 No. 761807

The moral dogmatism and inconsistencies of vegans do bother me a bit, but, haha, after all, it's not as if eating meat is morally consistent either.

derp 17/01/14(Sat)13:03 No. 761829

>eating meat is morally consistent
We're the top of the food chain.

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