Andrew Doyle is the man behind satirical Twitter account Titania McGrath – a radical intersectionalist, feminist, and slam poet, who is constantly telling people how oppressed she is – and author of Woke: A Guide to Social Justice. He and Bridget have a fascinating and important conversation about the dangers of taking art and comedy literally, how smart people are becoming stupid because of woke ideology, why self-censorship is a slippery slope, and they wonder when the left became such pearl-clutchers. They discuss winning the culture war by winning people over, rather than locking them up or making certain types of speech illegal, the fact that there’s nothing more likely to help the far right to grow than the way the far left are behaving, the dangers of eroding the distinction between right wing and alt right, and the problems with The Faith of Intersectionality. Should the word “douchebag” be considered ableist? Where did the idea that “speech is violence” come from? What is it like being tribeless in an increasingly tribal world? What is the path forward? Find out on this not-to-be-missed episode.

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There are 3 comments.

  1. Listener

    Excellent! Well done!

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    • May 9, 2019, at 9:38 AM PDT
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  2. Member

    Loved the discussion, so much (un)common sense!

    • #2
    • May 10, 2019, at 8:48 AM PDT
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  3. Coolidge

    They’re wrong about the culture war and gay marriage, at least in the United States, though I suspect it was the same in the UK. California voters passed a referendum defining marriage in the state constitution and then the courts threw it out, but that doesn’t fit the narrative so nobody talks about it anymore.

    • #3
    • May 10, 2019, at 10:17 AM PDT
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