Does this mean statistics are ‘hate speech’ now?
These people blow the needles right off our irony meters.
Portland State University held a conference. A follow-up conference, really, after one in which a panel was discussing the guy Google so famously fired, James Damore.
In this conference, the topic of intersectionality as a religion.
Seeing how students have taken entire schools captive over SJW issues, broken laws, taken violent actions and even held people hostage — to say nothing about demanding the firing of people who don’t march lockstep to their jackboot ideology, it seems a fitting topic.
One of the speakers, biology prof Heather Heying, wife of Prof. Bret Weinstein who found himself in the center of the Evergreen College riots last year.
She was trying to set the parameters of the conversation in the debate, using something as ‘uncontroversial’ as universal human statistics.
It didn’t go over well.
Heying was making a point about physiological differences between men and women. “Are men taller than women on average?” Heying asked rhetorically. She added, “Does anyone take offense at that fact?”
It seems someone in the audience did because Dr. Peter Boghossian (seated on the right) turned toward the back of the room and Professor Heying chuckled.
“So I would say you could be irritated by it,” Heying said. She continued, “You could be irritated by the fact that women have to be the ones that gestate and lactate. You could be irritated by a lot of truths but taking offense is a response that is a rejection of reality.”
But before she had even finished her statement, a group of students got up and walked out of the room. As Heying continued to talk about physiological differences between men and women, there was a loud commotion in the back of the room. One of the protesters apparently damaged the sound system on the way out.
At this point, a camera out in the lobby area shows a small group of protesters, one of whom (the girl with purple hair) is led to a seat by a police officer. There are some cuts in the video but she is clearly agitated and says at one point, “Even the women in there have been brainwashed.” She shouts “F**k the police” as she exits a few moments later.
Source: Hot Air
She was proceeding to give her reasons to believe that both biology and culture are evolutionary.
To non-religious crowd, that should be noncontroversial, right? She should be preaching to the choir, so to speak.
That is the problem. These activists have drunk the Kool-Aid, so to speak. They are, at root RELIGIOUS. Saying that men are fundamentally different from women is an attack against their sacred cow of gender fluidity. The little hellion that went feral and broke the speaker because she heard ‘hurtful words’ didn’t like having her dogma challenged by statistics.
She claimed the Prof was ‘brainwashed’. But she and the others in the green-hair crowd who said ‘bye-e-e-e’ when faced with basic facts couldn’t bear to hear about anatomical differences between males and females that go well beyond whether or not you stand up to pee.
They literally railed against reality. They are the alchemists of today, sadly deluded not that they can turn lead into gold, but that they can force reality into conforming with their fantasy. It can’t end well for them.
In the clip, the protesters literally justified their walkout by saying that Nazis have no place in civil society. And ‘power to the people’ and ‘(F—) the police’.
If this is the state of public education these days, we need to (metaphorically, of course) burn it to the ground and start over.
But as for that messed-up protester smashing the sound equipment because her knickers are in a twist…
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