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When we look at the fields of psychiatry and psychology, some say those who enter these fields are often the most troubled of our society. In the case of this psychiatrist, I think she didn’t spend enough time trying to get healthy, and she is determined to spread her disease to every person she can reach.
In a story about Dr. Aruna Khilanani, we learn that no matter how many degrees a person has, he or she can become a purveyor of mental illness and hatred. Dr. Khilanani provided a lecture for Yale University, and her sickness was on display for everyone to hear. Bari Weiss received access to the doctor’s talk and you can hear the whole lecture here. Essentially the doctor shared with her audience her unscientific, racist, and hateful attitudes towards white people in general. She felt no need to defend her positions, but instead criticized Bari Weiss, who received access to the taped lecture before the doctor did. Judging from the quality of the recording, it’s possible that it was recorded by someone who attended the event.
To demonstrate that there is no mistaking her unprofessional and distorted views of the white population, these were some of her remarks, including its location on the audio:
This is the cost of talking to white people at all. The cost of your own life, as they suck you dry. There are no good apples out there. White people make my blood boil. (Time stamp: 6:45)
I had fantasies of unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way, burying their body, and wiping my bloody hands as I walked away relatively guiltless with a bounce in my step. Like I did the world a [expletive] favor. (Time stamp: 7:17)
White people are out of their minds and they have been for a long time. (Time stamp: 17:06)
Many of her statements about white people were aside from the fantasy she shared, so she can’t legitimately say that her views came out of that fantasy.
Aren’t you appalled by the color of her language (for which I had to edit)? And should a medical professional be sharing her disturbed fantasies in a public forum?
You might just say that this is the usual Leftist rhetoric from academia. But I found it especially sickening for the following reasons:
- Her “lecture” was not based on factual information but was simply a Leftist diatribe. Since she represented herself as a medical professional, I wonder what her colleagues thought of her remarks?
- She is teaching people who will be working in the medical world. Do you think she represents the kind of medical professional that we want in our society and do you think her ideas will be helpful to future medical professionals?
- Do you think she is helpful to the people she treats who are struggling with identity issues?
- What about the medical oath, “Do no harm?” How would you assess her teaching in terms of her helpfulness and maturity? Is she teaching anything that will better prepare her students for working with members of society? With working with those who are white?
- What about the people she is teaching who are not white? Will her propaganda allow them to work at least dispassionately, or more importantly empathically, with people who are white?
I would like to think that Yale will not let her comments stand uncontested. But then maybe they will be cowed like so many other college administrators.
Her presence in academia is a travesty.Published in