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Microsoft Ignite was held Thursday, the company’s annual “digital event experience” featuring talks by tech leaders and practitioners. The opening of the event was. Well. You know, just watch it…
Woke Capital incarnate. pic.twitter.com/KHlfMzjOt9
— Balaji Srinivasan (@balajis) November 4, 2021
This is beyond wokeness; it’s stage-four mindvirus. In a sane world, they would be laughed off the stage. But corporate America lost its sanity long ago.
To ensure I am not canceled and shipped off to a gulag, I should reintroduce myself to the Ricochet community. Ahem…
I acknowledge I’m typing from land previously occupied by the Tohono O’odham people and whatever tribe they knocked off before taking it. Then the Spanish ruled the region and renamed it the Indendency of Arizpe. About a hundred years later, the US seized it and filled it with cowboys. Today, it’s occupied mostly by golf enthusiasts and air-conditioner salespersons.
I am a shockingly handsome yet humble caucasian male wearing a Memphis record studio T-shirt, khaki shorts, and scandalous underwear (the less of which said, the better). Also, and my hair is blond, not gray like everyone says. A thick mane of youthful blond hair. And a baseball cap.
At this point, I want the wokies to keep expanding these titles. I want eye color, vaccination status, height and weight, social security number, and their mother’s maiden name. Just go for it.
These bizarre introductions are more extravagant than monarchist titles. “We are His Royal Highness the King of Stuff, Revered Knight of the Most Noble Order of Indie Rock, Grand Vizier of the Ancient Assembly of the Macchiato, Defender of the Holy Catholic and Orthodox Faith…”
This can’t go on. I mean, I’ve been saying that for at least a decade but, really, it can’t. Can it?Published in