Invasion of the Brain Snatchers?

 

In case you were wondering how “colonialism” is a medical issue, someone with an “MD” suffix kindly posted this handy graphic on X/Twitter.  Apparently, this diagram is not a copy of something scrawled in crayon on the dayroom wall of a mental asylum. What are the chances it will be (or is already) in some first-year medical textbook?

No one would voluntarily think like this without the influence of some malevolent alien mental intrusion or some seriously intense recreational drugs, would they? Then again, how else would you do “woke” medicine?  We moderns tend to look down on ancient medical theories about humors, spirits, and energy balances. Still, they were all more reasonable and empirical than a diagnosis of inflammation caused by white supremacy.

Are we really going to go full retard as a society?

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  1. Percival Thatcher
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    “Exploitation of resources” means “getting something to eat.”

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  2. MWD B612 "Dawg" Inactive
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    @danok1

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

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  3. navyjag Coolidge
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    So have they figured out who will pay the medical bills when we have socialized medicine?  Any of these idiots talking to the British patients of its great medical care?

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  4. Sisyphus Member
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    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

    So he is going to exploit trees and bookbinders to spread his dogma in a bid for power. Typical.

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  5. Percival Thatcher
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    Sisyphus (View Comment):

    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

    So he is going to exploit trees and bookbinders to spread his dogma in a bid for power. Typical.

    He’s gonna charge money for that book. The price will be higher than the cost of production plus the cost of distribution.

    Capitalism!

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  6. OmegaPaladin Moderator
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    Man, does this doctor think white men are immune to inflammation or something?

    Also, “Ecocide” really?   According to this graphic, ecocide leads to exploitation of resources, which leads to capitalism.  So I am not chopping down a tree to sell for cash, I am actually trying to murder the world one tree at a time, and decide to sell it as an afterthought?  

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  7. The Reticulator Member
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    Draining the swamp is a decolonialization project.  

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  8. Henry Castaigne Member
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    navyjag (View Comment):

    So have they figured out who will pay the medical bills when we have socialized medicine? Any of these idiots talking to the British patients of its great medical care?

    Many Brits absolutely love their healthcare system. The French who work in Britain to avoid paying taxes (in this case I respect the French) go back home to get healthcare whenever possible but it doesn’t seem to stop the British love of the NHS.

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  9. Henry Castaigne Member
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    Forgive me for repeating myself, but anyone mildly aquatinted with history will know that men abusing women and a strong tribe being horrifically abusive to a weaker tribe is the norm. 

    This graphic is dependent on people being ignorant of all other histories.

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  10. Globalitarian Lower Order Misanthropist Coolidge
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    I don’t see the arrow indicating a cure for trauma and inflammation.  So what’s the cure?

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  11. BDB Inactive
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    Word salad.  You could reverse all or most of the arrows and it would make as much sense.  It’s prequel Yoda.

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  12. Annefy Coolidge
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    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    navyjag (View Comment):

    So have they figured out who will pay the medical bills when we have socialized medicine? Any of these idiots talking to the British patients of its great medical care?

    Many Brits absolutely love their healthcare system. The French who work in Britain to avoid paying taxes (in this case I respect the French) go back home to get healthcare whenever possible but it doesn’t seem to stop the British love of the NHS.

    The relationship of the Brits and the NHS is … tortured at best. Despite evidence to the contrary, they’re under the impression that Yanks are dying in the doorways of hospitals if they don’t have insurance.

    I think the the NHS has such affection because it was a massive improvement over pre WWII healthcare. That said, my experience is only with the Scots. And Lord knows they love anything they think they’re not paying for.

     

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  13. MarciN Member
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    These people never make sense. Sigh.

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  14. She Member
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    Percival (View Comment):

    Sisyphus (View Comment):

    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

    So he is going to exploit trees and bookbinders to spread his dogma in a bid for power. Typical.

    He’s gonna charge money for that book. The price will be higher than the cost of production plus the cost of distribution.

    Capitalism!

    She, you ecocidal sexist misgenderers.

    I need to go sit in a darkened room for a bit until the inflammation calms down. 

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  15. Old Bathos Member
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    Globalitarian Lower Order Misa… (View Comment):

    I don’t see the arrow indicating a cure for trauma and inflammation. So what’s the cure?

    The continued existence of disease means that the revolution has not gone far enough.  The only cure is complete eradication of all the inherent badness in western civ. This is why, for example, there was never any disease in primitive societies pre-Columbus. If you have a kidney infection it just means that whiteness still persists somewhere.

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  16. Old Bathos Member
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    BDB (View Comment):

    Word salad. You could reverse all or most of the arrows and it would make as much sense. It’s prequel Yoda.

    I’ll bet there are already doctoral theses which consist entirely on debating the order and sequence of the terms in that graph.

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  17. EODmom Coolidge
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    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Forgive me for repeating myself, but anyone mildly aquatinted with history will know that men abusing women and a strong tribe being horrifically abusive to a weaker tribe is the norm.

    This graphic is dependent on people being ignorant of all other histories.

    Even the “ educated” seem to think history began about 1900. The rest think they are the first to experience anything. 

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  18. Dr. Bastiat Member
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    Old Bathos: Are we really going to go full retard as a society?

     

    We already did.

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  19. Full Size Tabby Member
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    BDB (View Comment):

    Word salad. You could reverse all or most of the arrows and it would make as much sense. It’s prequel Yoda.

    You could also draw the same type of chart using almost any set of philosophical-sounding words to show whatever you don’t like causes pain. Unless he has a library full of research for each and every arrow, the chart is nothing more than the tantrum of a 5 year old with a college vocabulary. For the engineers, show your work.

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  20. She Member
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    Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

    “Objection, your honor!  Assumes facts not in evidence!”

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  21. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

    And dozens of professors of education will appropriate this chart to train future educators.  Richly rewarded consultants could use this chart to inform school board members. 

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  22. David Foster Member
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    The writer Andre Maurois asserted that people who are *intelligent*, but not in any way *creative*, tend to latch on to the intellectual systems created by others and to hold to them fiercely.  I think this has a lot to do with the proliferation of weird verbiage (‘colonialism’, ‘ecodide’) spoken like incantations, the strange flow charts, etc.

    It’s not only in political matters, though most obviously destructive there. At LinkedIn, I see all kinds of people trying to position themselves as deep-thinking business intellectuals, even though they really have little to say, and presenting overly-complex analyses using whatever categories are trendy at the moment.

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  23. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Word salad. You could reverse all or most of the arrows and it would make as much sense. It’s prequel Yoda.

    I’ll bet there are already doctoral theses which consist entirely on debating the order and sequence of the terms in that graph.

    Or worse, hundreds of thousands of college student “research” papers. 

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  24. Old Bathos Member
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    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Forgive me for repeating myself, but anyone mildly aquatinted with history will know that men abusing women and a strong tribe being horrifically abusive to a weaker tribe is the norm.

    This graphic is dependent on people being ignorant of all other histories.

    By definition, women can only be abused in white culture.  If wife-beating is part of an indigenous non-white cultural heritage, there is no analytical posture external to that culture from which to make an adverse value judgment.  Oddly enough, white people are (a) uniquely evil yet (b) the only people able to condemn their own culture in order (c) to create cognitively transcendent beings who offer enlightened rule to the world but (d) this transparent nod to a form of unambiguous white supremacy is totally not racist.

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  25. Old Bathos Member
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    She (View Comment):

    Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

    “Objection, your honor! Assumes facts not in evidence!”

    I see what you did there…

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  26. Old Bathos Member
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    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    I saw a tweet with this.

    Hold on to your hat: the MD is pushing a book & inflammation “cure.”

    And dozens of professors of education will appropriate this chart to train future educators. Richly rewarded consultants could use this chart to inform school board members.

    The graph would likely stump those with Ph.D.s in education so there would need to be a simpler Cliff Notes version.

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  27. MWD B612 "Dawg" Inactive
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    Globalitarian Lower Order Misa… (View Comment):

    I don’t see the arrow indicating a cure for trauma and inflammation. So what’s the cure?

    You have to pay money for that, my friend.

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  28. Gossamer Cat Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Forgive me for repeating myself, but anyone mildly aquatinted with history will know that men abusing women and a strong tribe being horrifically abusive to a weaker tribe is the norm.

    This graphic is dependent on people being ignorant of all other histories.

    By definition, women can only be abused in white culture. If wife-beating is part of an indigenous non-white cultural heritage, there is no analytical posture external to that culture from which to make an adverse value judgment. Oddly enough, white people are (a) uniquely evil yet (b) the only people able to condemn their own culture in order (c) to create cognitively transcendent beings who offer enlightened rule to the world but (d) this transparent nod to a form of unambiguous white supremacy is totally not racist.

    Yes.  Wokeism really is the ultimate in white supremacy if you think about it.  

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  29. BDB Inactive
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    Gossamer Cat (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):

    Forgive me for repeating myself, but anyone mildly aquatinted with history will know that men abusing women and a strong tribe being horrifically abusive to a weaker tribe is the norm.

    This graphic is dependent on people being ignorant of all other histories.

    By definition, women can only be abused in white culture. If wife-beating is part of an indigenous non-white cultural heritage, there is no analytical posture external to that culture from which to make an adverse value judgment. Oddly enough, white people are (a) uniquely evil yet (b) the only people able to condemn their own culture in order (c) to create cognitively transcendent beings who offer enlightened rule to the world but (d) this transparent nod to a form of unambiguous white supremacy is totally not racist.

    Yes. Wokeism really is the ultimate in white supremacy if you think about it.

    Are white people aquatinted?

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  30. Django Member
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    navyjag (View Comment):

    So have they figured out who will pay the medical bills when we have socialized medicine? Any of these idiots talking to the British patients of its great medical care?

    I tried to point out to a CA liberal that no one has a “right” to health care. Health care is a service provided by specially trained human beings, and no one has a right to the time and labor of another human being. Your right to health care is the same as your right to have your car repaired by a trained auto mechanic. A nation might decide to subsidize your health care, but that’s an act of a generous government and its citizens. It is not a right.

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