In this bumper edition, we begin a projected trilogy of episodes on James Lindsay, Twitter’s favourite anti-Critical Race Theory obsessive and bullying prick.
This time, we track the earlier part of James’ career as a professional reactionary, leading up to the embarassing ‘Conceptual Penis hoax’ of which James still seems inexplicably proud.
Daniel demonstrates (to a Jack still groggy from all the AstraZeneca nanobots coursing through his brain) that James was pretty much always the obnoxious douchebag he is now, but simply needed to learn through experience (of being called on his bullshit) how to successfully present his obnoxious douchebaggery as a profound quest to save Western civilisation from standpoint epistemology or something.
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James Lindsay [Twitter] https://twitter.com/ConceptualJames
James Lindsay [Wikipedia] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_A._Lindsay
James Lindsay’s PhD Dissertation, [Combinatorial Unification of Binomial-Like Arrays] https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_graddiss/723/
Joe Rogan – Exposing Social Justice with Peter Boghossian & James Lindsay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlqU_JMTzd4
CPAC 2021: James Lindsay on How Critical Theories Work to ‘Tear Apart’ the Values of America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad5ldf8jXI8
Serious Inquiries Only (formerly Atheistically Speaking) https://seriouspod.com/
AS83, Category 5 Shitstorms, with James Lindsay http://atheisticallyspeaking.com/as83-category-5-shitstorms-james-lindsay/
AS84, James LIndsay Part Two http://atheisticallyspeaking.com/as84-james-lindsay-part-2/
Peter Boghossian “Proud of Being Gay” [Tweet] https://web.archive.org/web/20150501060350if_/https://twitter.com/peterboghossian/status/527862167152758784
James Lindsay, [Not Pride and Not Prejudice: Is “Pride” Right for Uses Like “Gay Pride?”] https://web.archive.org/web/20170717143654/http://goddoesnt.blogspot.com/2014/10/not-pride-and-not-prejudice-is-pride.html
“Knowing him, and having bothered to discuss it with him more thoroughly, Peter’s point is that the term “pride” carries certain meanings (here: in reference to achievement, in particular) that may make it somewhat inappropriate to apply to a concept like “gay pride.” As he has done in the past–controversially with groups wedded to certain other terms and ideas connected with them–he has asked for a disambiguation of the term “pride” in this context. Perhaps unsurprisingly, though for some legitimate reasons, there was a rather substantial blowback to his request to carefully consider the terminology being employed as dispassionately as possible.”
Greta Christina, [Peter Boghossian, and What Gay Pride Actually Means] https://the-orbit.net/greta/2014/11/01/peter-boghossian-and-what-gay-pride-actually-means/
“Okay. Fine. As a fully licensed and registered LGBT person, I will spell out to Peter Boghossian what, exactly, “gay pride” means. (Actually, to be precise, I will point out what “LGBT pride” means.)
“LGBT pride does not mean being proud of having been born lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans.
“It means being proud of having survived.
“It means being proud of living in a homophobic, biphobic, transphobic society — a society that commonly treats us with contempt at best and violent hatred at worst — and still getting on with our lives. It means being proud of flourishing, in a society that commonly thinks we’re broken. It means being proud of being happy, in a society that commonly thinks we should be miserable. It means being proud of being good and compassionate, in a society that commonly thinks we’re wicked.…