Online Dating: Social Justice Warriors and Frozen Snowflakes

 

This seems like something that could be added to the conversation on social justice warriors. While browsing Hinge this evening, I came across this profile which took me aback, something that rarely happens anymore. This person’s response to a prompt about “what social cause I care about” was by far the craziest I’ve ever read on one of these sites. There is a theory that some people say far-fetched things to impress other people especially in blue cities like Chicago, but the sheer madness and breadth of what he invented here makes me think he was actually being quite concrete. Here’s his answer:

“Disabling the white, ableist, cis-hetero patriarchy by destroying capitalism, firing all cops, and guillotining the rich.”

Let me add this: what do you think he does for a living? He’s a kindergarten teacher. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment.

The Spectator’s US edition has an interesting piece on “snowflakes freezing into icicles” about rapid change that the snowflake generation has undergone from seeming merely whiny to actually crystallize into something dangerous. It’s a worthwhile read. It’s people like this who are attending these mass demonstrations, even peacefully, who never stop apologizing for their apparent privilege, who think themselves allies to “oppressed” blacks and devote themselves to the BLM cause (i.e., harangue the rest of us in person and online with quotes from Desmond Tutu – “if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor) and tell everyone else who isn’t black we aren’t allowed to talk (those people inspired by the aforementioned quote) because we just don’t get it and never will and everything about us is racist from the get-go). The Hinge character was a crystallized snowflake as described by The Spectator.

This is also the first time I have heard about bringing back the guillotine…

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  1. Addiction Is A Choice Member
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    Giulietta: This is also the first time I have heard about bringing back the guillotine…

    Well, if they’re gonna start chopping off heads, we may as well fill them with Fun-Facts®! Here’s “8 Things You May Not Know About the Guillotine.”

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  2. Giulietta Inactive
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    Addiction Is A Choice (View Comment):

    Giulietta: This is also the first time I have heard about bringing back the guillotine…

    Well, if they’re gonna start chopping off heads, we may as well fill them with Fun-Facts®! Here’s “8 Things You May Not Know About the Guillotine.”

    I wonder if he knows that Robespierre got his head chopped off as well? Fun fact:)

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  3. tigerlily Member
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    Welcome to Ricochet Guilietta!

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  4. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    Like this one?

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  5. Flicker Coolidge
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    Welcome, Giulietta.

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  6. Henry Castaigne Member
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    Giulietta:

    This is also the first time I have heard about bringing back the guillotine…

    These activists know that Republicans with all the guns feel guilty over the death of Christ and not their race right? Furthermore, how do they expect to enforce their will on anyone if they don’t like the military or the police?

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  7. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    One of the dangerous types of men is the weak man. He is the one who hangs back and stabs you from behind.  

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  8. She Member
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    Giulietta: There is a theory that some people say far-fetched things to impress other people …

    Oh, surely not. 😜

    What is most depressing is how vitriolic many of the things that people say to impress other people have become.  And that it is the Left which continually insists on dividing us into ever smaller and more aggrieved victim groups, along the lines of “fat, trans, women of color with two left feet.” (There’s probably a support group for them somewhere.)

    They have moved away from looking for what unites us, to a fixation on what divides us, and a determination to force any who think differently to yield, all in the name of tolerance and diversity.  And unfortunately they’ve been extremely successful at promoting that agenda without much competent and effective pushback and countering from our side.

    Absent an unexpected and truly extraordinary turn of events, I don’t see things changing anytime soon. 

    Welcome to Ricochet!

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  9. Marythefifth Inactive
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    Maybe that person was creating a fake background in order to infiltrate an antifa or blm cell.

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  10. Zafar Member
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    It was kind of funny. ??

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  11. Kephalithos Member
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    Perusing dating apps is my favorite way of justifying my misanthropy.

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  12. Unsk Member
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    “Disabling the white, ableist, cis-hetero patriarchy by destroying capitalism, firing all cops, and guillotining the rich.”

    Got to admit it’s a memorable quote if not in a good way.

    Hope he finds the  desired whiny, b-witch, full of man hate women he desires- Oh Wait! My Bad! He is of course looking for a Transgender to fill his every dream.  May the lucky  he-she he finds be filled with the appropriate man-hate as well because our hero  needs to atone for you know his gender somehow.  

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  13. Tex929rr Coolidge
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    Earlier this morning I read about an attack on an 82 year old man holding a Trump sign in Massachusetts, and ended up wondering much the same thing about the attacker.

    https://www.heraldnews.com/news/20200604/man-charged-with-attacking-trump-supporter-ordered-to-keep-away-halt-online-political- 

    “ defense attorney, Marc Roberts, had submitted character witness statements that described his client as a “peaceful and gentle son” who bought Valentine’s Day candy for his hospital co-workers, is a trained clinician who worked with the mentally disabled, and is a trained de-escalation expert at Pembroke Hospital.

    Roberts said Courtright has no prior criminal record and that the case does not reach the burden to declare Courtright dangerous and that he was not a risk.“

    A “trained de-escalation expert”.  His training failed, apparently. All these man-children, like David Hogg, screeching to the heavens, aren’t grown up enough to control their violent impulses, at least while the victim is weak or old or infirm.

    Remember pajama boy?  I always figured it was some stock image Obamacare advocates picked for their campaign.  But he is a real person, Ethan Krupp.  Read about him:

    “I’m a liberal f***,” he wrote in the typical leftist vernacular on his now-deleted blog, according to research by the Daily Caller. “A liberal f*** is not a Democrat, but rather someone who combines political data and theory, extreme leftist views and sarcasm to win any argument while make (sic) the opponents feel terrible about themselves. I won every argument but one.”

    https://www.investors.com/politics/policy-analysis/pajama-boy-an-emblem-of-the-obama-permanent-campaign/

    So young woke girly-men who think of themselves as fierce social justice fighters.  But they would lose a real fight against a wet paper bag.   I just don’t get it. 

     

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  14. Miffed White Male Member
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    Guillotine is a really fun card game.

     

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillotine_(game)

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  15. Giulietta Inactive
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    Marythefifth (View Comment):

    Maybe that person was creating a fake background in order to infiltrate an antifa or blm cell.

    Mentioning a guillotine seems like a surefire way to get entry, right? They’ve been focusing on bats, bottle rockets, fireworks and explosive devices in police cars here but why not move up to a sturdier device? Ugh.

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  16. DonG (skeptic) Coolidge
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    Giulietta: quotes from Desmond Tutu – “if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor”

    Great quote.  Thomas Paine would be proud.   I am trying to picture Desmond Tutu with a Gadsden Flag. 

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  17. Jim McConnell Member
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    Unsk (View Comment):

    “Disabling the white, ableist, cis-hetero patriarchy by destroying capitalism, firing all cops, and guillotining the rich.”

    Got to admit it’s a memorable quote if not in a good way.

    Hope he finds the desired whiny, b-witch, full of man hate women he desires- Oh Wait! My Bad! He is of course looking for a Transgender to fill his every dream. May the lucky he-she he finds be filled with the appropriate man-hate as well because our hero needs to atone for you know his gender somehow.

    It is a little disconcerting to think of those thoughts rambling around in the head of a kindergarten teacher, isn’t it?

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  18. Giulietta Inactive
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    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    Unsk (View Comment):

    “Disabling the white, ableist, cis-hetero patriarchy by destroying capitalism, firing all cops, and guillotining the rich.”

    Got to admit it’s a memorable quote if not in a good way.

    Hope he finds the desired whiny, b-witch, full of man hate women he desires- Oh Wait! My Bad! He is of course looking for a Transgender to fill his every dream. May the lucky he-she he finds be filled with the appropriate man-hate as well because our hero needs to atone for you know his gender somehow.

    It is a little disconcerting to think of those thoughts rambling around in the head of a kindergarten teacher, isn’t it?

    This occurred to me too. Or how they would handle squabbles between children over things like who is hoarding the crayons- oh the horror.

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  19. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    He is teaching the kindergarten children to think the way he does. 

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  20. Miffed White Male Member
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    Giulietta: Let me add this: what do you think he does for a living? He’s a kindergarten teacher. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment.

    You know what’s even weirder?  A Male kindergarten teacher.  When’s the last time you saw one of those?

     

     

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  21. Michael Minnott Member
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    She (View Comment):

    Giulietta: There is a theory that some people say far-fetched things to impress other people …

    Oh, surely not. 😜

    What is most depressing is how vitriolic many of the things that people say to impress other people have become. And that it is the Left which continually insists on dividing us into ever smaller and more aggrieved victim groups, along the lines of “fat, trans, women of color with two left feet.” (There’s probably a support group for them somewhere.)

    They have moved away from looking for what unites us, to a fixation on what divides us, and a determination to force any who think differently to yield, all in the name of tolerance and diversity. And unfortunately they’ve been extremely successful at promoting that agenda without much competent and effective pushback and countering from our side.

    Absent an unexpected and truly extraordinary turn of events, I don’t see things changing anytime soon.

    Welcome to Ricochet!

    I suspect that the Millennial fascination with social justice is due to it being the only area where they exercise any real power.  The Baby Boomers had both large numbers and wealth.  This meant that they could indulge in youthful activism to throw their demographic weight around, only to settle down to consumerism as an expression of their economic power.  It was these twin, reinforcing qualities of massive demographics and wealth that made them such a generational juggernaut.

    The Millennials are limited just to big demographic numbers, but without economic heft.  This makes bullying the only manner in which they can flex their muscles.  GenXers like myself were always both poor and small in number (relative to Boomers), so we are accustomed to maintaining a low profile, a “generation grey-man” if you will.

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  22. JamesSalerno Inactive
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    Welcome to Ricochet!

    Online dating is a sewer right now. The left has infiltrated everything. 

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  23. Man With the Axe Inactive
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    The boomers (I am one) went through quite similar moments of rebellion from the prevailing social and political order. There were the anti-war demonstrations; civil rights marches; riots in many large cities; hatred of the government (“the man”); hatred of the police (“the pigs”); the creation of communes; drug culture; and so much more. 

    Many boomers were just as politically ignorant and naive as today’s generations. They also loved communism and called everyone they disagreed with a fascist. Nixon was their Trump. The media loved the Democrats. 

    Nothing new under the sun. 

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  24. cirby Inactive
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    Giulietta: This is also the first time I have heard about bringing back the guillotine…

    It’s nowhere near the first for me.

    This is one of the favorite “cute ideas” that leftists come up with when they’re trying to be clever and show how woke they are.

    It’s usually followed by a list of the people they consider guillotine-worthy.

    These sorts of people have it in their head that the vast majority of people think just like they do, too. They’re 100% sure that the entire electorate is on their side, feels mightily oppressed, is ready for the Big Revolution, and are only kept down by the evil right-wingers who own all of the corporations and all of the news organizations. Yes, they’re so far gone that they think all of the newspapers and TV stations are right wing, and Fox is just the furthest-out example.

     

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  25. Giulietta Inactive
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    JamesSalerno (View Comment):

    Welcome to Ricochet!

    Online dating is a sewer right now. The left has infiltrated everything.

    Oh god how right you are. Esp. in blue cities. The choices are appalling- I mean some of it is the way people choose to present themselves but it’s ghastly.

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  26. JamesSalerno Inactive
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    Giulietta (View Comment):

    JamesSalerno (View Comment):

    Welcome to Ricochet!

    Online dating is a sewer right now. The left has infiltrated everything.

    Oh god how right you are. Esp. in blue cities. The choices are appalling- I mean some of it is the way people choose to present themselves but it’s ghastly.

    They added the third, forth, fifth, ninety-forth gender option and it all went to hell from there.

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  27. Giulietta Inactive
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    JamesSalerno (View Comment):

    Giulietta (View Comment):

    JamesSalerno (View Comment):

    Welcome to Ricochet!

    Online dating is a sewer right now. The left has infiltrated everything.

    Oh god how right you are. Esp. in blue cities. The choices are appalling- I mean some of it is the way people choose to present themselves but it’s ghastly.

    They added the third, forth, fifth, ninety-forth gender option and it all went to hell from there.

    Indeed…his accompanying photos all seemed to reflect him in his various “gender identities”, from young Jung-like intellectual to Vogue editor in elbow-length opera gloves. I can’t get over that somehow he teaches kindergarten.

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  28. Al French of Damascus Moderator
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    In a sane world, a person who openly advocates guillotining those whose offense is to be rich would not be allowed to teach.

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  29. ShaunaHunt Coolidge
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    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Giulietta: Let me add this: what do you think he does for a living? He’s a kindergarten teacher. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment.

    You know what’s even weirder? A Male kindergarten teacher. When’s the last time you saw one of those?

     

     

    My husband was a very good Kindergarten teacher. He was a great role model and still is!

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  30. Giulietta Inactive
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    ShaunaHunt (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Giulietta: Let me add this: what do you think he does for a living? He’s a kindergarten teacher. I’ll just let that sink in for a moment.

    You know what’s even weirder? A Male kindergarten teacher. When’s the last time you saw one of those?

     

     

    My husband was a very good Kindergarten teacher. He was a great role model and still is!

    I admire the patience of anyone who can teach children who are the kindergarten-elementary age! It’s entirely different from high school and those who do it well are beloved and remembered for life :)

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