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  1. Please keep off topic posts to the current Open Thread.

    If you are new to my work, start here.

  2. Ano4 says:

    “Their name is Legion, for they are many”

    • Replies: @A123
    , @bruce county
  3. A123 says:

    The English language is missing some terminology for “polite individual unknowns”. Referring to a person as “It” is apparently deemed impolite so the only acceptable choices have gender — Mr/Mrs/Ms and He/She.

    Groups can be mixed gender so “They” is both neuter and polite. However, trying to use it as a singular obscures the difference between individuals and groups.

    By rule, all unknowns are male. Thus, unidentified human remains are Mr. X, He, and John Doe until a gender is determined. The logical way out of the box would be to conform to this standard. Make it always acceptable & polite to use and He and Mr.

    Of course, this rational suggestion would eliminate an entire class of micro aggressions and grievance industry. So, the SJW tyrants will opposite it.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @utu
    , @Swedish Family
  4. A123 says:
    @Ano4

    This is Legion — Red Dwarf, Series 6, Episode 2

    Important safety tip. Do not allow Mimosian Anti-Matter Chopsticks to touch each other.

    PEACE 😇
    _______

    https://www.reddwarf.co.uk/guide/index.cfm?sectionID=episodes&seriesID=6&episodeID=legion

    • LOL: Ano4
  5. utu says:
    @A123

    ““They” is both neuter and polite.” – Not really polite. I think it was common to address servants in the 3rd person: “He/she goes and bring a bottle of wine from the cellar.”

  6. Looking at Masha Gessen, I’d say that the most adequate pronoun is “it”.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes, Mary Marianne
  7. inertial says:

    This is another illustration of what I’ve been saying for a while: Masha Gessen is 100% American.

    • Replies: @Chris Mallory
  8. @inertial

    Not even close, she is one of those Zionist Slavs the Russians have cursed the West with. She should be deported back to Mother Russia.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @JL
  9. It is important to not let a gender-sex distinction enter your language at all costs

  10. @Chris Mallory

    She should be deported back to Mother Russia.

    Russia has enough shit as it is, does not need any more.

  11. Rahan says:

    It should stop making problems for everyone or it gets the hose again.

    Anyway, some background info on (((Gessen))):

    “Masha Gessen is a Russian and United States journalist and author who is active in the LGBT community. She is an open lesbian, believes in supporting the gay marriage agenda, and was a member of the board of directors for one of Russia’s LGBT human rights organizations.

    In September 2012, Masha Gessen was appointed as director of the Russian Service forRadio Liberty, a US government funded broadcaster based in Prague.

    On May 19, 2012 when Ms. Gessen appeared at the Sydney Writer’s Festival on a panel titled, “Why Get Married When You Can Be Happy?” The YouTube video has since gone viral.

    In this video, lesbian activist Masha Gessen claims gay marriage is a lie to loud applause by a LGBT audience:

    “Gay marriage is a lie. Fighting for gay marriage generally involves lying about what we’re going to do with marriage when we get there. It’s a no-brainer that the institution of marriage should not exist. … ‘Marriage equality’ becomes ‘marriageelasticity,’ with the ultimate goal of ‘marriage extinction.’ ”

    “I have three kids who have five parents, more or less, and I don’t see why they shouldn’t have five parents legally… I met my new partner, and she had just had a baby, and that baby’s biological father is my brother, and my daughter’s biological father is a man who lives in Russia, and my adopted son also considers him his father. So the five parents break down into two groups of three… And really, I would like to live in a legal system that is capable of reflecting that reality, and I don’t think that’s compatible with the institution of marriage.”

  12. Rahan says:

    I’ve heard that Jews already have their own country. One would assume that there they can experiment with society to their live’s content. Dismantle whatever they believe needs dismantling, cancel whatever they think needs canceling.

    Why would they* keep doing it to others?

    Or is this all simply a byproduct of their generic agenda of “we need to take over the nervous system of every more or less powerful country in the world and then dismantle it in order to feel safe”?

    One would understand why they’d feel today’s China must be destroyed. Unless Beijing learns to pretend that it totally has enough Jews in it to be “safe enough” to be slowly dismantled, as opposed to quickly destroyed by external hijacked golems.

    I wonder about India, though. Is it Jewed yet? Anyone have any info on that? Have the upper casts been infiltrated and subverted yet?

    ___
    * Not counting the heroic few who have the willpower to transcend their programming

  13. Glory to the many, I am a voice in their choir!

  14. @Ano4

    Perhaps “they” need to ask the question Oprah posed, Where Do We Go From Here.
    Masha Gessen has me guessin’. Masha should really be concerned about her tribe when the Morlocks bring their hate to them.

    Their stupid voices will not be tolerated by Ja’Smashius and De’Stroyouall.

    Get yourself some popcorn folks. It’s gonna be a dandy.

    • Replies: @Ano4
  15. @A123

    Of course, this rational suggestion would eliminate an entire class of micro aggressions and grievance industry. So, the SJW tyrants will opposite it.

    Gessen is far too smart to indulge in grievance hucksterism. This is a naked power play, and should be treated as such. Same with her insistence on being called the “mother” of the offspring that her brother and partner brought into the world.

    Take her at her word: she wants to abolish the very ideas of sex and family as biological concepts. This is where every discussion must start.

  16. Ano4 says:
    @bruce county

    They are used to live in Ghettoes, they feel most comfortable when everyone around them hate them it is their by default programming.

    If all hell breaks loose, I guess they’ll be just fine in their gated communities guarded by armed security agents.

    Maybe they’re the ones who will be happily munching popcorn ?

  17. JL says:
    @Chris Mallory

    She’s not a Slav, and you can keep her because there’s no place in Russia for people like that. It’s why she left in the first place.

    • Replies: @Dmitry
  18. Dmitry says:
    @JL

    As in every country in the world, there exist people with gender confusions in Russia. And there are some 150000 Russian citizens who are physically intersex to some degree. That is not a social construct.

    The difference is that you won’t convert such a physical and possibly psychological complication, into a powerful and wealthy media career. Nothing would stop her cleaning floors in a supermarket. But to become famous and build a successful career from neurotic writing about gender – only in America.

    • Replies: @JL
  19. JL says:
    @Dmitry

    Masha Gessen is grotesque, hideous, repulsive, and the antonym of the word “feminine”. However, there is no confusion whatsoever about her gender. If you, yourself, are confused, you should seek help.

    Regardless, my comment made no reference to her gender, but to her nationality. Again, there is no confusion here. She is Jewish. And, whether she realizes it or not, this is the key to her identity. It has nothing to do with gender.

    And there are some 150000 Russian citizens who are physically intersex to some degree. That is not a social construct.

    You’re talking about hermaphrodites, I assume. Does Gessen fall into this category? She’s just using the latest fads to market her otherwise unspectacular prose.

  20. Pharmakon says:

    Who could believe it would come to this 🙂

    Masha Gessen: ‘I never thought I’d say it, but Trump is worse than Putin’

    https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jun/27/masha-gessen-trump-is-worse-than-putin-surviving-autocracy-interview

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