Are you wondering how the hell we got here?
I’ve been studying the “social justice” movement for around three years now, and one of the more lucid and educated voices on the subject is Jonathan Haidt. He is an American social psychologist, Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University's Stern School of Business, and author. His main areas of study are the psychology of morality and the moral emotions.
It’s clear that most social and political movements begin in our universities and colleges and then spread out into the general culture from there, and it also seems clear to me that “social justice” is no exception. And I also don’t believe that this movement has anything to do with actual justice. On its face, the name would suggest that it does but, just like the Black Lives Matter group, it’s a misnomer and is actually only about power.
If you’re not familiar with the “social justice” movement, google it. You probably won’t get an accurate ...
Went to a friend’s birthday party at her unbelievable house last night. Fantastic music, food and atmosphere. @davidjanet even got me to dance. Of course the police showed up and apologized for even having to be there. After a little chaos the party continued. Life finds a way! (Yes, there were fire-wielding belly dancers!)
How’s your weekend going?