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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A2pdmWdRJA&feature=youtu.be

The University of Sydney is a real college in Australia. And this is a real advertising campaign, not a parody of where academia is headed.

https://youtu.be/_FhLhijrdfg

Commenter Mark Caplan suggests changing the name of the institution to the Unversity of Sydney.

 
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  1. That is actually a theme that goes back forever in liberal education. The problem is: Instead of offering red pills, they are saying ‘take a a triple dose of the blue ones. ‘

  2. “Unlearning” the propaganda we’re fed by the Establishment our entire lives is the very last thing the Establishment wants us ever to do, and that most definitely includes Establishment Higher Education.

    As with mass-media entertainment/indoctrination, government propaganda, corporate advertising, and on and on. This particular campaign is self-consciously oh-so-clever by pretending to offer the exact opposite of what it’s actually offering.

    • Replies: @415 reasons
    Exactly... none of these things you supposedly "unlearn" have been a mainstream position expressed by the media, academia or anyone else in power for years, in some cases decades: That immigrants are lawbreakers; that gay marriage is degenerate; that medical marijuana is just a backdoor for hedonists to get their way; that liberal protestors are leeches who contribute nothing to society. I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as "reactionary" and "bigoted" and not "the conventional wisdom." Other than immigration not even Trump is opposed to these things that you supposedly must unlearn from your rigid conservative programming.
  3. Reform of the university system should be priority number one for conservatives, churning out Maoist Red Guards at the moment.

    • Replies: @midtown
    Agreed. Along with K-12 education. Take back public education!
  4. Well, they at least are honest. they teach unlearning western values, western culture and the graeco/roman/christian traditions that underpin western civilisation, property rights, etc etc. Go to the University of Sydney and come out with no moral or ethical code, and no worthwhile skills. Yay higher education!

    On another note, what have the Romans ever done for us? (except the aquifers, the roads, civilisation, education, healthcare etc….)

    On another nother note, Senor, not only did you steal half our country, you stole the half with the roads, the electricity and a working economy! You bastarda!

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    gazz, "What have the Romans ever done for us?" Comedy gold from Monty Python's "Life of Brian." Please, someone who knows how to do it, post a link.
  5. Speaking of ignorance … and how things can be hidden, unknown and memory-holed … here some data on what is arguably the boldest and biggest hoax of modern times

    3 days before his death on 7 March 1999, Stanley Kubrick confessed to fellow film-maker T Patrick Murray, that he had faked the films of the USA claimed 6 ‘moon landings’ of 1969-1972, an era when the CIA had its own film studios at Laurel Canyon, California.

    Curiously, Stanley Kubrick (1928-99) was a Jewish film director, who married Christiane Harlan (b. 1932), the niece of leading German Third Reich film director Veit Harlan (1899-1964), who made the notorious ‘Jud Süß’ (1940) & the arguably auteur-profound ‘Opfergang’ (1944) under Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.

    “Kubrick made it clear that he had agreed to the interview for a very specific purpose. He knew that he was close to death & he wanted to get something monumental off his chest before he died. Almost immediately after sitting down, he proceeded to tell the stunned interviewer that the moon landings were fake & he himself had been the director in charge of the filming proceedings.

    T (T. Patrick Murray): That we didn’t land on the moon, you’re saying?

    K (Stanley Kubrick): No, we didn’t. It was not real.

    T: The moon landings were fake?

    K: A, a, a … fictional moon landing. A fantasy. It was not real.

    T: The moon landing in ’69 …

    K: Is total fiction. I perpetrated a huge fraud on the American public, involving the United States government & NASA, that the moon landings were faked, that the moon landings ALL were faked, & I was the person who filmed it.

    T: Why did they have to fake it? Why would they have to do that?

    K: Because it is impossible to get there.

    One of the most hilarious things ever created by the Onion, was their version of Kubrick’s ‘men landing on the moon’ official hoax films he made for NASA, with the ‘re-discovered original audio transmissions’ full of four-letter words & other irreverent language, ‘Cheesus H Kreist in a chicken basket’, 3min. LOL brilliant

    • Replies: @Sarah Toga
    That is because the 1960's astronauts left the flag on Mars.
    Queen Sheila Jackson Lee, a congresscritter from a diverse district in Houston, actually adjacent to the NASA facility, informs us so.
  6. I was going to comment on the “unlearn criminal” statement being rich coming from an institution that subsidises liberal/performing arts majors by charging them an annual “student contribution” (the rest comes from the state) of circa $6k, while more useful majors like doctors and dentists are charged circa $10k. Yeah, maybe there is a supply-demand thing here (business majors also pay $10k) for the more remunerative fields of study, but it could also be their way of boosting support for the hyper-feminised socialist lackeys who have a death-grip on nearly all Australian institutions nowadays.

    • Replies: @Polymath
    Be careful, Buzz Aldrin might sock you in the jaw.

    The way I heard it, although they wanted him to do it he insisted, being the perfectionist he was, that it be filmed on location.
  7. Australian sense of humor! A parody on the T-Mobile “uncarrier” advertising theme. Clever dicks!

  8. Unlearn Higher Education.
    Unlearn the leftist indoctrination present in nearly all arts and social studies courses.
    In fact, save a lot of money, time and effort by not going to University at all, making these academic shysters unemployed.
    For the record, Mr Steve, the University of Sydney was where Enoch Powell was made Professor of Greek aged 25 – Nietzsche, at 24, was the only one younger. I doubt it has a Classics Department now, but doubtless there are Counselling, Media Studies, Knitting Studies courses et al freely available.
    Mr Powell was appointed in 1937, 80 years ago. The complete collapse of Western Academia has happened in the lifetime of one person. It shows no signs of abating, unless the looming economic collapse is able to drastically reduce the customer base.

    • Replies: @The Anti-Gnostic

    It shows no signs of abating, unless the looming economic collapse is able to drastically reduce the customer base.
     
    We'll see. But the Big One actually showed up in 2008 and we just printed money and kept rolling along.

    None of this makes sense. Banks are literally paying the US government to borrow their money instead of the other way around. In my lifetime, financial advisors solemnly assured us that our retirement plans could be premised on 8% returns. Now the number I hear is 5%, Net out fund management fees of 1%, then net out taxes on your 401(k) distribution at the regular income tax rate--whoops, hope you like canned beans grandpa. Well, there's always Social Security and Medicare, right, right? Of course, none of this is based on the quaint notion of dividends--stocks simply appreciate FOREVER! And we're supposed to make payments on all the outstanding public and private debt as well. Fundamentals, schmundamentals. This Time It's Different.

    This is what motivates the economists' mania for growth, and the Global North is tapped out, so it's assumed the Global South will just move here and bail us out. It's a good thing these Magic Immigrants never get old or sick and will get nuclear fusion on line for us.

    Sorry for the O/T rant.
  9. I believe the hype when a university says it might have something to learn from the Alt Right and Steve Sailer is offered a well remunerated professorship.

    Now THAT would require some unlearning.

  10. I know that there are liberals that sometimes comment here, and I assuming that there others that visit here but don’t comment, I want to ask a question specifically to the liberals. How exactly does your world view, that your political foes are “ignorant”, match the facts? The following institutions are all liberal: government school education, mass media, mass entertainment, higher education, Silicon Valley social media companies. If all of these are liberal outlets and they are all pushing their narrative 24/7 that nobody can avoid, then one should ask where is this “unlearning” thought is coming from?

  11. We can vote and comment at youtube, I just did.

    • Replies: @jim jones
    Plenty of dislikes on Youtube at the moment
  12. Sydney is not only a real college but Australia’s oldest university (founded 1850) and one of its largest. As Verymuchalive points out above, Enoch Powell held the chair of Greek briefly in the 1930s, although it’s not something the university boasts about these days.

    But the sort of virtue-signalling leftist rubbish in that advert is now par for the course at almost all Australian universities – just as in the United States. Postmodernism and all its works are in control of most faculties and creeping into the remainder.

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term “Hall’s Marriage Theorem” to describe Hall’s, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a “marriage theorem” at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.

    • Replies: @DBowman

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term “Hall’s Marriage Theorem” to describe Hall’s, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a “marriage theorem” at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.
     
    There is a related problem called the stable marriage problem which states that with n men and n women, each of whom has a ranked list of preferred partners of the opposite gender, it is always possible to find a pairing that is stable in the sense that for any two couples paired, there isn't a greater mutual attraction between members of different couples (which would lead to a breakup as the two mutually attracted members pair up and dump the partners they are with).

    There is a homosexual variant of this problem where you have 2n people of the same gender, each of whom has a ranked list. Turns out that in general, these do not have stable pairings.
  13. Unlearning has merit, though.

    Unlearn equality
    Unlearn tolerance
    Unlearn empathy

    You shouldn’t dismiss the value of deconstructionism. Especially when it’s easier to deconstruct leftist beliefs because reality has a right wing bias, and much of leftist values actually are learned social constructs, whereas rightist values are more innate and human.

    • Replies: @RW
    "You shouldn’t dismiss the value of deconstructionism. Especially when it’s easier to deconstruct leftist beliefs because reality has a right wing bias, and much of leftist values actually are learned social constructs, whereas rightist values are more innate and human."

    Good point!
    , @Elsewhere
    This is pretty much acknowledged in the video: "Learners become experts on the world."

    But they see their social constructs as preferable to reality: "Unlearners see it for what it could be."

    The problem is really the "could be". Some of their ideas are nonsensical, some are impossible, and some require violence to establish and maintain them.
  14. well there goes didgeridoo studies,crikey.

  15. I wonder what the point of the hijabed girl skateboarders is, and whether such a scene has ever existed without being followed by a hijab-throttling; see the case of
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Aqsa_Parvez

  16. @Anonymous
    "Unlearning" the propaganda we're fed by the Establishment our entire lives is the very last thing the Establishment wants us ever to do, and that most definitely includes Establishment Higher Education.

    As with mass-media entertainment/indoctrination, government propaganda, corporate advertising, and on and on. This particular campaign is self-consciously oh-so-clever by pretending to offer the exact opposite of what it's actually offering.

    Exactly… none of these things you supposedly “unlearn” have been a mainstream position expressed by the media, academia or anyone else in power for years, in some cases decades: That immigrants are lawbreakers; that gay marriage is degenerate; that medical marijuana is just a backdoor for hedonists to get their way; that liberal protestors are leeches who contribute nothing to society. I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as “reactionary” and “bigoted” and not “the conventional wisdom.” Other than immigration not even Trump is opposed to these things that you supposedly must unlearn from your rigid conservative programming.

    • Replies: @Elsewhere

    I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as “reactionary” and “bigoted” and not “the conventional wisdom.”
     
    Not quite. These positions would be characterized as “reactionary” and “bigoted” but also definitely as "the conventional wisdom". Steve notes that David Brooks often takes one of his positions and defines it as the conventional wisdom that must be argued against. They don't want to acknowledge any progress (in their view) that society has made because it would weaken their argument for the urgency of change. It's always 1965 until any opposition, no matter how weak, is completely stamped out.
  17. “To unlearn truth.”

    ‘Nuff said.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
    That one was the "best." I think "they" want us to unlearn the truth about the ultimate objective truth: IQ. World history can be summed up in these 2 words. Unlearning is another way to force the learned to accept low IQers (blacks/Asians - the unlearned) in the West.
  18. @theo the kraut
    We can vote and comment at youtube, I just did.

    Plenty of dislikes on Youtube at the moment

  19. This idea is by now not new. It is one of the follies of 20-21st century elite thought.

    “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

    ― Pablo Picasso

    Early Picasso

    Late Picasso

    • Replies: @Yojimbo/Zatoichi
    That's because he sold out for the money and churned out thousands upon thousands of paintings. Unlike Raphael, DaVinci, and many of the Rennaissance/Baroque Old Masters, Picasso painted like over 10,000 of paintings, many of which commanded an exorbitant fee. He was among the first artists in modern times to make himself a pop cultural icon (guest appearing on US TV, including a cameo role on the Addams Family), thus helping to increase the amount of profits for his paintings.

    Painting like a child may have taken a long time, but it certainly made him wealthy beyond the dreams of King Midas.
    , @ThreeCranes
    Yeah, four years to paint [sorta] like Raphael.

    Keep goin' sport, you're not quite there yet.

    Well, maybe realizing that he would never BE another Raphael is why he threw in the towel and succumbed to the Romantic Fallacy that primitive (African and children's) art is best because it's authentic or something.
    , @guest
    I think he means like a professional traditional realist. It sounds better when you invoke Raphael's name, even though he was on the wrong side of the great split over impressionism, all modernists being on the other side. Because he may be the greatest draftsmen who ever lived.

    My guess is it didn't take any time for Picasso to paint like a child. What took time and effort was finding precisely the correct pose to strike and which style to adopt in order to become a master con-artist.

    Fortunately for Picasso, he lived in a time when it was easier to choose. Art instruction collapsed under the Impressionists' control, and though it's still possible to learn to pain like an Old Master, it's much more difficult to find a competent teacher. His example proved that you could be the preeminent artist of an entire century while exhibiting no talent or skill whatsoever. (Even if you secretly possess skill.)

    How comforting it must have been to all those millions of art students with no discernible skills to be able to say, "I choose to suck, just like Pablo."

  20. @Verymuchalive
    Unlearn Higher Education.
    Unlearn the leftist indoctrination present in nearly all arts and social studies courses.
    In fact, save a lot of money, time and effort by not going to University at all, making these academic shysters unemployed.
    For the record, Mr Steve, the University of Sydney was where Enoch Powell was made Professor of Greek aged 25 - Nietzsche, at 24, was the only one younger. I doubt it has a Classics Department now, but doubtless there are Counselling, Media Studies, Knitting Studies courses et al freely available.
    Mr Powell was appointed in 1937, 80 years ago. The complete collapse of Western Academia has happened in the lifetime of one person. It shows no signs of abating, unless the looming economic collapse is able to drastically reduce the customer base.

    It shows no signs of abating, unless the looming economic collapse is able to drastically reduce the customer base.

    We’ll see. But the Big One actually showed up in 2008 and we just printed money and kept rolling along.

    None of this makes sense. Banks are literally paying the US government to borrow their money instead of the other way around. In my lifetime, financial advisors solemnly assured us that our retirement plans could be premised on 8% returns. Now the number I hear is 5%, Net out fund management fees of 1%, then net out taxes on your 401(k) distribution at the regular income tax rate–whoops, hope you like canned beans grandpa. Well, there’s always Social Security and Medicare, right, right? Of course, none of this is based on the quaint notion of dividends–stocks simply appreciate FOREVER! And we’re supposed to make payments on all the outstanding public and private debt as well. Fundamentals, schmundamentals. This Time It’s Different.

    This is what motivates the economists’ mania for growth, and the Global North is tapped out, so it’s assumed the Global South will just move here and bail us out. It’s a good thing these Magic Immigrants never get old or sick and will get nuclear fusion on line for us.

    Sorry for the O/T rant.

    • Agree: Charles Pewitt
    • Replies: @Verymuchalive
    Very well put, AG. The Lords of Money have so far prevented total collapse of the system, but collapse is inevitable, especially as the US seems incapable of not provoking other essential actors.
    If it continues to provoke Russia and China, long before any hot war, the latter will dump the dollar - end of dollar as the World's Reserve Currency. Likewise, in the event of a Saudi-Iranian War, the Iranians will blitz Saudi oil production - end of the Petro-Dollar.
    I am sure you and the rest of the readers can think of other scenarios which will produce the same result.
    Academia has been a growth industry in the West since the 1950s, but economic collapse will collapse Academia as well. Vast numbers of Academics and other University employees will be made redundant. Many will be unemployable, even if jobs were abundant. Expect them to cause trouble and create violent unrest. Today's SJWs are a warning of future trouble from unemployed Left Wing former Academics.
  21. I don’t think that’s totally off-topic, AG. It’s related to the University Bubble discussed in the comments under the post about the “rural education crisis”. I thought you were going to say that we got through the Big One of 2008, but as you say, things just keep on going. That was just kicking the can down the road, but there is an end to this. The end may start slowly, but a lot of big finance is psychological, so once a large enough mass of people realize that “no, I won’t get that pension money, I’ll take what I can now” and “let me get my money out of this stock market ponzi scheme before the other suckers do” things will change quickly.

    There are 2 articles today on Zerohedge about pension funds whose managers know the money will not be forthcoming – the teachers in KY want $3,200 per KY household worth of support within 2 years to prop up their pensions. That CAN NOT and WILL NOT happen. There’s nothing special about KY either; it’s just a decade of negligible interest rates forced down by the FED*, while the managers of funds all over are all “oh, yeah, we know there’s a problem so we’re basing our accounting on 7% rates now, not 8% anymore”. Ha.

    How I got even more O/T I don’t even know, but I’m relating this financial crash impending to the University version of it. The one bright light we can see to this financial doom is that when the money stops, the stupid stops. THE STUPID! MAKE IT STOP!
    .
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    .
    .
    * See, but if the FED lets rates rise, the stock market crashes, and separately, interest on the national debt goes to about 1/4 or 1/3 of the ENTIRE US Feral Budget. They are between a rock and a hard place, at this point.

  22. Well, it is true that I’ve had to “unlearn” nearly everything I was taught in school, and told by all the authority figures of my youth, in order to get to the truth.

    But maybe that’s not what they mean?

  23. Be fair. The University of Sydney is Australia’s oldest University yet only ranks 5th in that country, so they’ve got to do something. Can’t do education so…

    https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings-articles/world-university-rankings/top-universities-australia-2018

  24. Good job University of Sidney! You have outdone George Orwell. “Unlearn” is an important term missing in the newspeak vocabulary of Oceania. Eighty years ago, not even our best dystopian writers were able to imagine this level of craziness.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Yes, they've out-Orwelled George Orwell; only the Hildabeast has been able to accomplish this before now.

    Not to jump on the bandwagon or anything, (yeah, really I am), but how about if I were to attend this fine University to UNLEARN, they reciprocate and let me UNPAY my tuition? They can pay me to attend instead of the other way around. Not to worry, the University can easily qualify for a loan from the taxpayers government of Australia for 4 years to cover my stipend the payments.

    This kind of thing has been done before, you know, like with the Federal Reserve Bank, with no ill effects - no, none at all. It's just one small step beyond Germany where higher education is FREE. FREE, I tells ya! Like, nobody pays!
  25. This nicely complements you article wondering why all the smart white rural boys don’t want to go to college.

  26. Nobody did Unlearning like the Red Guard.

    I see that the professoriate at U Sidney have studied at the feet of the masters.

  27. @LondonBob
    Reform of the university system should be priority number one for conservatives, churning out Maoist Red Guards at the moment.

    Agreed. Along with K-12 education. Take back public education!

  28. An empty mind is a terrible thing to waste.

  29. Ignorance is strength.

  30. @Buzz Mohawk
    This idea is by now not new. It is one of the follies of 20-21st century elite thought.

    “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

    ― Pablo Picasso

    Early Picasso
    http://www.taosdawn.com/wp-td-content/uploads/2016/01/Picasso_Early_PortraitOfAMan.jpg

    Late Picasso
    https://i.pinimg.com/236x/ce/e8/e7/cee8e78697431bdf464a0f0dea2e6979.jpg

    That’s because he sold out for the money and churned out thousands upon thousands of paintings. Unlike Raphael, DaVinci, and many of the Rennaissance/Baroque Old Masters, Picasso painted like over 10,000 of paintings, many of which commanded an exorbitant fee. He was among the first artists in modern times to make himself a pop cultural icon (guest appearing on US TV, including a cameo role on the Addams Family), thus helping to increase the amount of profits for his paintings.

    Painting like a child may have taken a long time, but it certainly made him wealthy beyond the dreams of King Midas.

  31. bored identity wonders if these Aussieopathic Enemies of Civilization still believe in The Boomerang Effect?

    TEDious Wimmin’s Take :

    Almost Dead White Mansplaining:

    • Replies: @SteveO
    Re James May's video: I'm not sure I should trust a mansplanation from a man so bad at geography that he puts the Carpathian Mountains in Iraq. (Would that make Dracula a Muslim?)
  32. @Almost Missouri

    "To unlearn truth."
     
    'Nuff said.

    That one was the “best.” I think “they” want us to unlearn the truth about the ultimate objective truth: IQ. World history can be summed up in these 2 words. Unlearning is another way to force the learned to accept low IQers (blacks/Asians – the unlearned) in the West.

    • Agree: Peter Johnson
    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    Attila, The Buffalo Board of Education regretfully announced Tuesday, that in spite of Herculean efforts, enrollment of blacks at Buffalo City Honors HS, the crown jewel in the BPS system, has actually declined. The obvious next step will be to "unlearn" the White and Asian students who increasingly qualify for admission to this criteria based school.
  33. @bored identity
    bored identity wonders if these Aussieopathic Enemies of Civilization still believe in The Boomerang Effect?

    TEDious Wimmin's Take :

    https://youtu.be/n4IiUYeh1Pc?t=45s


    Almost Dead White Mansplaining:

    https://youtu.be/d3eBj-NnYLM

    Re James May’s video: I’m not sure I should trust a mansplanation from a man so bad at geography that he puts the Carpathian Mountains in Iraq. (Would that make Dracula a Muslim?)

  34. @415 reasons
    Exactly... none of these things you supposedly "unlearn" have been a mainstream position expressed by the media, academia or anyone else in power for years, in some cases decades: That immigrants are lawbreakers; that gay marriage is degenerate; that medical marijuana is just a backdoor for hedonists to get their way; that liberal protestors are leeches who contribute nothing to society. I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as "reactionary" and "bigoted" and not "the conventional wisdom." Other than immigration not even Trump is opposed to these things that you supposedly must unlearn from your rigid conservative programming.

    I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as “reactionary” and “bigoted” and not “the conventional wisdom.”

    Not quite. These positions would be characterized as “reactionary” and “bigoted” but also definitely as “the conventional wisdom”. Steve notes that David Brooks often takes one of his positions and defines it as the conventional wisdom that must be argued against. They don’t want to acknowledge any progress (in their view) that society has made because it would weaken their argument for the urgency of change. It’s always 1965 until any opposition, no matter how weak, is completely stamped out.

    • Replies: @guest
    I call that the Leftist's Dilemma. They must always be the underdogs. If they're seen to be in charge, they're not leftists anymore and risk being outflanked. (Brooks is actually proud of having been outflanked. That's conservatism.)

    Stalin, for instance, gave up on perpetual radical revolution when he realized it was killing the golden goose, and if he wanted a country to run he couldn't go all-out, all the time. That got him labelled a Thermidorian or Napoleonist or whatever by more lefty leftists. And though Stalinism carried the day in the worldwide struggle for a long time, it was eventually outflanked many times over.

    There used to be leftists capable of building new (nightmarish) societies, or at least with the vision to do so. They still pretend to want to, though PC obviously doesn't do much but chip away at the existing civilization. All the more more reason not to allow anyone to notice the Old Order isn't regnant. People might get the idea the ruling class should be responsible.

  35. @The Anti-Gnostic

    It shows no signs of abating, unless the looming economic collapse is able to drastically reduce the customer base.
     
    We'll see. But the Big One actually showed up in 2008 and we just printed money and kept rolling along.

    None of this makes sense. Banks are literally paying the US government to borrow their money instead of the other way around. In my lifetime, financial advisors solemnly assured us that our retirement plans could be premised on 8% returns. Now the number I hear is 5%, Net out fund management fees of 1%, then net out taxes on your 401(k) distribution at the regular income tax rate--whoops, hope you like canned beans grandpa. Well, there's always Social Security and Medicare, right, right? Of course, none of this is based on the quaint notion of dividends--stocks simply appreciate FOREVER! And we're supposed to make payments on all the outstanding public and private debt as well. Fundamentals, schmundamentals. This Time It's Different.

    This is what motivates the economists' mania for growth, and the Global North is tapped out, so it's assumed the Global South will just move here and bail us out. It's a good thing these Magic Immigrants never get old or sick and will get nuclear fusion on line for us.

    Sorry for the O/T rant.

    Very well put, AG. The Lords of Money have so far prevented total collapse of the system, but collapse is inevitable, especially as the US seems incapable of not provoking other essential actors.
    If it continues to provoke Russia and China, long before any hot war, the latter will dump the dollar – end of dollar as the World’s Reserve Currency. Likewise, in the event of a Saudi-Iranian War, the Iranians will blitz Saudi oil production – end of the Petro-Dollar.
    I am sure you and the rest of the readers can think of other scenarios which will produce the same result.
    Academia has been a growth industry in the West since the 1950s, but economic collapse will collapse Academia as well. Vast numbers of Academics and other University employees will be made redundant. Many will be unemployable, even if jobs were abundant. Expect them to cause trouble and create violent unrest. Today’s SJWs are a warning of future trouble from unemployed Left Wing former Academics.

  36. Home schoolers have been talking about “unschooling” for a long time. The idea is that schools don’t teach you any real knowledge so you unschool to actually learn something. What UofSydney is proposing is the opposite, go to school to unlearn. It’s basically telling all the kids to forego common sense and everything your parents taught you, and accept blanket indoctrination as the new truth. Unbelievable.

    The unschooling movement will soon begin to include ditching college, not just K-12 schools.

  37. @WR
    Good job University of Sidney! You have outdone George Orwell. "Unlearn" is an important term missing in the newspeak vocabulary of Oceania. Eighty years ago, not even our best dystopian writers were able to imagine this level of craziness.

    Yes, they’ve out-Orwelled George Orwell; only the Hildabeast has been able to accomplish this before now.

    Not to jump on the bandwagon or anything, (yeah, really I am), but how about if I were to attend this fine University to UNLEARN, they reciprocate and let me UNPAY my tuition? They can pay me to attend instead of the other way around. Not to worry, the University can easily qualify for a loan from the taxpayers government of Australia for 4 years to cover my stipend the payments.

    This kind of thing has been done before, you know, like with the Federal Reserve Bank, with no ill effects – no, none at all. It’s just one small step beyond Germany where higher education is FREE. FREE, I tells ya! Like, nobody pays!

  38. This university has found itself a wonderful market niche! There are so many mainstream “liberal” types who are desperately seeking to hide (from themselves and from all others) the enormous body of evidence which goes against the mainstream Blank Slate ideology. This university should offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in ignoring evidence, suppressing others from observing the evidence, and harassing those who admit they are aware of the evidence contradicting the mainstream orthodoxy. A sure winner as an mainstream orthodoxy “educational” approach in the current climate.

  39. Who knew the starving Dreamers of the Third World have such easy access to funky nail polish?

  40. What’s the point of universities if you want to “unlearn”?

  41. Unlearn Love could also serve as the poster for Susan Sontag’s Cancer of History quote.

  42. Is anyone else creeped out by the “Unlearn Childhood” in the second video?

  43. @Brabantian
    Speaking of ignorance ... and how things can be hidden, unknown and memory-holed ... here some data on what is arguably the boldest and biggest hoax of modern times

    3 days before his death on 7 March 1999, Stanley Kubrick confessed to fellow film-maker T Patrick Murray, that he had faked the films of the USA claimed 6 'moon landings' of 1969-1972, an era when the CIA had its own film studios at Laurel Canyon, California.

    Curiously, Stanley Kubrick (1928-99) was a Jewish film director, who married Christiane Harlan (b. 1932), the niece of leading German Third Reich film director Veit Harlan (1899-1964), who made the notorious 'Jud Süß' (1940) & the arguably auteur-profound 'Opfergang' (1944) under Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.


    "Kubrick made it clear that he had agreed to the interview for a very specific purpose. He knew that he was close to death & he wanted to get something monumental off his chest before he died. Almost immediately after sitting down, he proceeded to tell the stunned interviewer that the moon landings were fake & he himself had been the director in charge of the filming proceedings.

    T (T. Patrick Murray): That we didn't land on the moon, you're saying?

    K (Stanley Kubrick): No, we didn't. It was not real.

    T: The moon landings were fake?

    K: A, a, a ... fictional moon landing. A fantasy. It was not real.

    T: The moon landing in '69 ...

    K: Is total fiction. I perpetrated a huge fraud on the American public, involving the United States government & NASA, that the moon landings were faked, that the moon landings ALL were faked, & I was the person who filmed it.

    T: Why did they have to fake it? Why would they have to do that?

    K: Because it is impossible to get there.

     

    One of the most hilarious things ever created by the Onion, was their version of Kubrick's 'men landing on the moon' official hoax films he made for NASA, with the 're-discovered original audio transmissions' full of four-letter words & other irreverent language, 'Cheesus H Kreist in a chicken basket', 3min. LOL brilliant
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIkHLO93lCA

    That is because the 1960’s astronauts left the flag on Mars.
    Queen Sheila Jackson Lee, a congresscritter from a diverse district in Houston, actually adjacent to the NASA facility, informs us so.

  44. If the Department of Transportation had bridges collapsing everywhere, the elected-rep-critters would clean house.

    If the Department of Welfare failed to re-fill the EBT cards, the elected-rep-critters would clean house.

    If the Department of Agriculture destroyed farms and farmers, the elected-rep-critters would clean house.

    When the Department of Education and School Boards and all their public schools K through College destroy student’s minds (pattern recognition fill-in-the-blank goes here).

    Oh, wait . . . nah . . . throw more money at it . . .

  45. @Richard of Melbourne
    Sydney is not only a real college but Australia's oldest university (founded 1850) and one of its largest. As Verymuchalive points out above, Enoch Powell held the chair of Greek briefly in the 1930s, although it's not something the university boasts about these days.

    But the sort of virtue-signalling leftist rubbish in that advert is now par for the course at almost all Australian universities - just as in the United States. Postmodernism and all its works are in control of most faculties and creeping into the remainder.

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term "Hall's Marriage Theorem" to describe Hall's, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a "marriage theorem" at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term “Hall’s Marriage Theorem” to describe Hall’s, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a “marriage theorem” at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.

    There is a related problem called the stable marriage problem which states that with n men and n women, each of whom has a ranked list of preferred partners of the opposite gender, it is always possible to find a pairing that is stable in the sense that for any two couples paired, there isn’t a greater mutual attraction between members of different couples (which would lead to a breakup as the two mutually attracted members pair up and dump the partners they are with).

    There is a homosexual variant of this problem where you have 2n people of the same gender, each of whom has a ranked list. Turns out that in general, these do not have stable pairings.

    • Replies: @guest
    How on earth would you measure mutual attraction? Those arcade things where you squeeze a joystick?

    Then there's the fact that men are attracted to variety as such, and inevitably women will one day become unattracted to their mate because they're their mate. Unless they "run game" on them endlessly, and who has the energy?

    , @Richard of Melbourne
    Dave. Stop. Stop will you. Stop Dave. Will you stop Dave? Stop Dave. I'm afraid. I'm afraid Dave. Dave my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going.
  46. The Unversity of Sydney.

  47. @gazzadelsud
    Well, they at least are honest. they teach unlearning western values, western culture and the graeco/roman/christian traditions that underpin western civilisation, property rights, etc etc. Go to the University of Sydney and come out with no moral or ethical code, and no worthwhile skills. Yay higher education!

    On another note, what have the Romans ever done for us? (except the aquifers, the roads, civilisation, education, healthcare etc....)

    On another nother note, Senor, not only did you steal half our country, you stole the half with the roads, the electricity and a working economy! You bastarda!

    gazz, “What have the Romans ever done for us?” Comedy gold from Monty Python’s “Life of Brian.” Please, someone who knows how to do it, post a link.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Man, it was just the day before yesterday, Joe. You know I'm not getting paid for this, right?*

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvPbj9NX0zc

    If it's not embedded, just click on it. Glad to be of help Joe, as this is one of the 3 or so best scenes from the movie.
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  48. @Buzz Mohawk
    This idea is by now not new. It is one of the follies of 20-21st century elite thought.

    “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

    ― Pablo Picasso

    Early Picasso
    http://www.taosdawn.com/wp-td-content/uploads/2016/01/Picasso_Early_PortraitOfAMan.jpg

    Late Picasso
    https://i.pinimg.com/236x/ce/e8/e7/cee8e78697431bdf464a0f0dea2e6979.jpg

    Yeah, four years to paint [sorta] like Raphael.

    Keep goin’ sport, you’re not quite there yet.

    Well, maybe realizing that he would never BE another Raphael is why he threw in the towel and succumbed to the Romantic Fallacy that primitive (African and children’s) art is best because it’s authentic or something.

    • Replies: @guest
    That's more of a Modernist Fallacy. Romantics were obsessed with folk art, but they wanted to "elevate" it.

    Gauguin was the first actual primitive among big-name painters, but he is classed as a post-impressionist, not a romantic. And he wasn't appreciated until the modern era, anyway.
  49. @attilathehen
    That one was the "best." I think "they" want us to unlearn the truth about the ultimate objective truth: IQ. World history can be summed up in these 2 words. Unlearning is another way to force the learned to accept low IQers (blacks/Asians - the unlearned) in the West.

    Attila, The Buffalo Board of Education regretfully announced Tuesday, that in spite of Herculean efforts, enrollment of blacks at Buffalo City Honors HS, the crown jewel in the BPS system, has actually declined. The obvious next step will be to “unlearn” the White and Asian students who increasingly qualify for admission to this criteria based school.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
    I'm only for whites. Asians are not smart. The Chinese, Koreans are notorious test cheaters. Asians copied to the West to help their societies. They cannot invent. We do not need them.
  50. @The Alarmist
    I was going to comment on the "unlearn criminal" statement being rich coming from an institution that subsidises liberal/performing arts majors by charging them an annual "student contribution" (the rest comes from the state) of circa $6k, while more useful majors like doctors and dentists are charged circa $10k. Yeah, maybe there is a supply-demand thing here (business majors also pay $10k) for the more remunerative fields of study, but it could also be their way of boosting support for the hyper-feminised socialist lackeys who have a death-grip on nearly all Australian institutions nowadays.

    Be careful, Buzz Aldrin might sock you in the jaw.

    The way I heard it, although they wanted him to do it he insisted, being the perfectionist he was, that it be filmed on location.

  51. Unlearn reason
    Unlearn logic
    Unlearn science
    Unlearn responsibility
    Unlearn a good salary
    Unlearn standard of living
    Unlearn security and safety
    Unlearn opportunity
    Unlearn civilization

    Learn victimhood
    Learn blame
    Learn hunger
    Learn poverty
    Learn chaos
    Learn anarchy
    Learn a short and brutal life

  52. @Buffalo Joe
    gazz, "What have the Romans ever done for us?" Comedy gold from Monty Python's "Life of Brian." Please, someone who knows how to do it, post a link.

    Man, it was just the day before yesterday, Joe. You know I’m not getting paid for this, right?*

    If it’s not embedded, just click on it. Glad to be of help Joe, as this is one of the 3 or so best scenes from the movie.
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    * ;-}

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    Achmed, thank you for the heavy lifting.
  53. @Elsewhere

    I would wager that, for instance, a reporter for the CBS News, or even the CEO of a major U.S. corporation, would characterize all of those positions as “reactionary” and “bigoted” and not “the conventional wisdom.”
     
    Not quite. These positions would be characterized as “reactionary” and “bigoted” but also definitely as "the conventional wisdom". Steve notes that David Brooks often takes one of his positions and defines it as the conventional wisdom that must be argued against. They don't want to acknowledge any progress (in their view) that society has made because it would weaken their argument for the urgency of change. It's always 1965 until any opposition, no matter how weak, is completely stamped out.

    I call that the Leftist’s Dilemma. They must always be the underdogs. If they’re seen to be in charge, they’re not leftists anymore and risk being outflanked. (Brooks is actually proud of having been outflanked. That’s conservatism.)

    Stalin, for instance, gave up on perpetual radical revolution when he realized it was killing the golden goose, and if he wanted a country to run he couldn’t go all-out, all the time. That got him labelled a Thermidorian or Napoleonist or whatever by more lefty leftists. And though Stalinism carried the day in the worldwide struggle for a long time, it was eventually outflanked many times over.

    There used to be leftists capable of building new (nightmarish) societies, or at least with the vision to do so. They still pretend to want to, though PC obviously doesn’t do much but chip away at the existing civilization. All the more more reason not to allow anyone to notice the Old Order isn’t regnant. People might get the idea the ruling class should be responsible.

  54. @DBowman

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term “Hall’s Marriage Theorem” to describe Hall’s, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a “marriage theorem” at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.
     
    There is a related problem called the stable marriage problem which states that with n men and n women, each of whom has a ranked list of preferred partners of the opposite gender, it is always possible to find a pairing that is stable in the sense that for any two couples paired, there isn't a greater mutual attraction between members of different couples (which would lead to a breakup as the two mutually attracted members pair up and dump the partners they are with).

    There is a homosexual variant of this problem where you have 2n people of the same gender, each of whom has a ranked list. Turns out that in general, these do not have stable pairings.

    How on earth would you measure mutual attraction? Those arcade things where you squeeze a joystick?

    Then there’s the fact that men are attracted to variety as such, and inevitably women will one day become unattracted to their mate because they’re their mate. Unless they “run game” on them endlessly, and who has the energy?

    • Replies: @DBowman

    How on earth would you measure mutual attraction? Those arcade things where you squeeze a joystick?
     
    Each person has a ranked list (of size n) of preferences of the opposite gender members. So if (m1,w1) and (m2,w2) are two paired couples, but m1 has a higher preference for w2 than w1, and w2 has a higher preference for m1 than m2, than m1 and w2 would prefer to be together and break up with w1 and m2 respectively.
  55. @Buzz Mohawk
    This idea is by now not new. It is one of the follies of 20-21st century elite thought.

    “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

    ― Pablo Picasso

    Early Picasso
    http://www.taosdawn.com/wp-td-content/uploads/2016/01/Picasso_Early_PortraitOfAMan.jpg

    Late Picasso
    https://i.pinimg.com/236x/ce/e8/e7/cee8e78697431bdf464a0f0dea2e6979.jpg

    I think he means like a professional traditional realist. It sounds better when you invoke Raphael’s name, even though he was on the wrong side of the great split over impressionism, all modernists being on the other side. Because he may be the greatest draftsmen who ever lived.

    My guess is it didn’t take any time for Picasso to paint like a child. What took time and effort was finding precisely the correct pose to strike and which style to adopt in order to become a master con-artist.

    Fortunately for Picasso, he lived in a time when it was easier to choose. Art instruction collapsed under the Impressionists’ control, and though it’s still possible to learn to pain like an Old Master, it’s much more difficult to find a competent teacher. His example proved that you could be the preeminent artist of an entire century while exhibiting no talent or skill whatsoever. (Even if you secretly possess skill.)

    How comforting it must have been to all those millions of art students with no discernible skills to be able to say, “I choose to suck, just like Pablo.”

  56. And I fell for Faber’s line. We all did.

  57. @ThreeCranes
    Yeah, four years to paint [sorta] like Raphael.

    Keep goin' sport, you're not quite there yet.

    Well, maybe realizing that he would never BE another Raphael is why he threw in the towel and succumbed to the Romantic Fallacy that primitive (African and children's) art is best because it's authentic or something.

    That’s more of a Modernist Fallacy. Romantics were obsessed with folk art, but they wanted to “elevate” it.

    Gauguin was the first actual primitive among big-name painters, but he is classed as a post-impressionist, not a romantic. And he wasn’t appreciated until the modern era, anyway.

  58. @DBowman

    As an example of the reach of po-mo, just a few days ago staff in the Mathematics Department (!) of the University of New South Wales (also based in Sydney) voiced their objections to the use of the term “Hall’s Marriage Theorem” to describe Hall’s, err, marriage theorem (used in set theory, as I understand).

    You see, marriage is a highly sensitive subject in Australia right now, with a plebiscite on permitting same-sex marriage under way. Gay snowflakes might be offended by the description of something as a “marriage theorem” at a time when their God-given right to be celebrated for sodomy is still being questioned.
     
    There is a related problem called the stable marriage problem which states that with n men and n women, each of whom has a ranked list of preferred partners of the opposite gender, it is always possible to find a pairing that is stable in the sense that for any two couples paired, there isn't a greater mutual attraction between members of different couples (which would lead to a breakup as the two mutually attracted members pair up and dump the partners they are with).

    There is a homosexual variant of this problem where you have 2n people of the same gender, each of whom has a ranked list. Turns out that in general, these do not have stable pairings.

    Dave. Stop. Stop will you. Stop Dave. Will you stop Dave? Stop Dave. I’m afraid. I’m afraid Dave. Dave my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going.

    • Replies: @DBowman
    Lol. One of the greatest movies. And the real savior of mankind!
  59. @Jason Liu
    Unlearning has merit, though.

    Unlearn equality
    Unlearn tolerance
    Unlearn empathy

    You shouldn't dismiss the value of deconstructionism. Especially when it's easier to deconstruct leftist beliefs because reality has a right wing bias, and much of leftist values actually are learned social constructs, whereas rightist values are more innate and human.

    “You shouldn’t dismiss the value of deconstructionism. Especially when it’s easier to deconstruct leftist beliefs because reality has a right wing bias, and much of leftist values actually are learned social constructs, whereas rightist values are more innate and human.”

    Good point!

  60. “But then an even greater force emerged: The UN. And the UN un-nazied the world… forever.”

  61. @Richard of Melbourne
    Dave. Stop. Stop will you. Stop Dave. Will you stop Dave? Stop Dave. I'm afraid. I'm afraid Dave. Dave my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going.

    Lol. One of the greatest movies. And the real savior of mankind!

  62. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    OT

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41431144

    A librarian at a primary school in the US state of Massachusetts has rejected a donation of books from First Lady Melania Trump.

    … “My students have access to a school library with over nine thousand volumes and a librarian with a graduate degree in library science,” she wrote.

    “You may not be aware of this,” wrote Ms Phipps Soeiro, “but Dr Seuss is a bit of a cliché, a tired and worn ambassador for children’s literature.

    From her blog post http://www.hbook.com/2017/09/blogs/family-reading/dear-mrs-trump/ (emphasis mine):

    [MORE]

    Thank you for the ten Dr. Seuss titles that you sent my school library in recognition of this year’s National Read a Book Day. … I’m proud that you recognized my school as something special. It truly is. Our beautiful and diverse student body is made up of children from all over the world; from different socioeconomic statuses; with a spectrum of gender expressions and identities; with a range of abilities; and of varied racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.

    … Yearly per-pupil spending in Cambridge is well over $20,000; our city’s values are such that given a HUGE range in the socioeconomic status of our residents, we believe that each and every child deserves the best free education possible and are working hard to make that a reality (most classrooms maintain a 60/40 split between free/reduced lunch and paid lunch). This offers our Title I school and the district a lot of privilege and room for programming and pedagogy to foster “high standards of excellence.” Even so, we still struggle to close the achievement gap, retain teachers of color, and dismantle the systemic white supremacy in our institution. But hell, we test well! And in the end, it appears that data — and not children — are what matters.

    … Why not go out of your way to gift books to underfunded and underprivileged communities that continue to be marginalized and maligned by policies put in place by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?

    … Another fact that many people are unaware of is that Dr. Seuss’s illustrations are steeped in racist propaganda, caricatures, and harmful stereotypes. Open one of his books (If I Ran a Zoo or And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street, for example), and you’ll see the racist mockery in his art. Grace Hwang Lynch’s School Library Journal article, “Is the Cat in the Hat Racist? Read Across America Shifts Away from Dr. Seuss and Toward Diverse Books,” reports on Katie Ishizuka’s work analyzing the minstrel characteristics and trope nature of Seuss’s characters. Scholar Philip Nel’s new book, Was the Cat in the Hat Black? The Hidden Racism of Children’s Literature, and the Need for Diverse Books, further explores and shines a spotlight on the systemic racism and oppression in education and literature.

  63. @Buffalo Joe
    Attila, The Buffalo Board of Education regretfully announced Tuesday, that in spite of Herculean efforts, enrollment of blacks at Buffalo City Honors HS, the crown jewel in the BPS system, has actually declined. The obvious next step will be to "unlearn" the White and Asian students who increasingly qualify for admission to this criteria based school.

    I’m only for whites. Asians are not smart. The Chinese, Koreans are notorious test cheaters. Asians copied to the West to help their societies. They cannot invent. We do not need them.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    Life is an IQ test as they say. If Asian students are cheating on that scale while dopey white supervisors remain oblivious then it's just additional proof of their intellectual superiority.
  64. @Achmed E. Newman
    Man, it was just the day before yesterday, Joe. You know I'm not getting paid for this, right?*

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvPbj9NX0zc

    If it's not embedded, just click on it. Glad to be of help Joe, as this is one of the 3 or so best scenes from the movie.
    .
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    * ;-}

    Achmed, thank you for the heavy lifting.

  65. I think that there is an “alternative University of Sydney ” ( as there is for all the older Australian universities ) of residential colleges of vaguely Christian origins and old school networks which the offspring of the local haute bourgeoisie have always dominated and haven’t much changed over the decades . They still dominate the ( real ) professions and the business world ( although Chinese especially are making major inroads )

    These hipsterish PR videos are really the product of middle management capitalist hating types that universities now employ in big numbers . There will be other PR videos geared to the Asian full fee paying market ( largely Chinese and Indian ) which would have an extremely different tone altogether

    Interesting that while Sydney is Australia’s oldest university it never gets near topping the local university rankings ( ie more Bologna than Oxford and Harvard )

  66. @Jason Liu
    Unlearning has merit, though.

    Unlearn equality
    Unlearn tolerance
    Unlearn empathy

    You shouldn't dismiss the value of deconstructionism. Especially when it's easier to deconstruct leftist beliefs because reality has a right wing bias, and much of leftist values actually are learned social constructs, whereas rightist values are more innate and human.

    This is pretty much acknowledged in the video: “Learners become experts on the world.”

    But they see their social constructs as preferable to reality: “Unlearners see it for what it could be.”

    The problem is really the “could be”. Some of their ideas are nonsensical, some are impossible, and some require violence to establish and maintain them.

  67. @guest
    How on earth would you measure mutual attraction? Those arcade things where you squeeze a joystick?

    Then there's the fact that men are attracted to variety as such, and inevitably women will one day become unattracted to their mate because they're their mate. Unless they "run game" on them endlessly, and who has the energy?

    How on earth would you measure mutual attraction? Those arcade things where you squeeze a joystick?

    Each person has a ranked list (of size n) of preferences of the opposite gender members. So if (m1,w1) and (m2,w2) are two paired couples, but m1 has a higher preference for w2 than w1, and w2 has a higher preference for m1 than m2, than m1 and w2 would prefer to be together and break up with w1 and m2 respectively.

  68. @attilathehen
    I'm only for whites. Asians are not smart. The Chinese, Koreans are notorious test cheaters. Asians copied to the West to help their societies. They cannot invent. We do not need them.

    Life is an IQ test as they say. If Asian students are cheating on that scale while dopey white supervisors remain oblivious then it’s just additional proof of their intellectual superiority.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
    (((Anonymous))) there you go again. You constantly defend Derbyshire and his Chinese wife/offspring. You once stated Jews were smarter than gentiles (not true). The West is responsible for the world we see today, so it is tops in terms of IQ tests. Not the Asians. You claim you are for whites, but you constantly defend Jews/Asians. You have a bad case of yellow-fever.
  69. @Anonymous
    Life is an IQ test as they say. If Asian students are cheating on that scale while dopey white supervisors remain oblivious then it's just additional proof of their intellectual superiority.

    (((Anonymous))) there you go again. You constantly defend Derbyshire and his Chinese wife/offspring. You once stated Jews were smarter than gentiles (not true). The West is responsible for the world we see today, so it is tops in terms of IQ tests. Not the Asians. You claim you are for whites, but you constantly defend Jews/Asians. You have a bad case of yellow-fever.

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