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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Nov 18, 2015, 11:27 PM

11. This is stupid

It's like a diet Red Guards for the diet New Left.

The problem isn't the obvious, and ridiculous, attack on the history they don't like. It's the complete cluelessness on the part of a bunch of entitled Ivy Leaguers. Rather than address something concrete, they deal in symbols. It's as though the thought of an actual contribution to America, rather than worrying about symbols, has never occurred to them. I get why they're doing it. It's because their elders do the same damn thing. We pretend that somehow running a race will cure a disease or doing an obstacle course makes up for buying the Iraq bullshit. We talk about supporting "good causes" without doing shit but self-congratulory crap that immediately gets posted to Facebook. These are just a few examples of our collective inability to deal with reality.

This sort of thing is for the unserious. This is nothing but a self-righteous circle jerk inspired by ridiculous logic. Will it make any kind of appreciable dent in anyone's life? Doubtful as hell. This gets even sillier when put against a movement like BLM. Just contrast the issues. One group is worried about a building and some programs, the other is worried about getting shot. Given that a real opportunity to make a tangible change in non-entitled, non-elite people's lives exists, I just have to shake my head at these kids. Their administration shouldn't take them seriously because they don't take themselves seriously. If they did, they'd be aimed at something a damn sight more real than a symbol.

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