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A Boring Dystopia

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[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago (1 children)

With over a century of vocabulary and terminology around these kind of social issues, it does get confusing in a hurry. That's why I try to stick to plain language and popular terms whenever possible.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago (1 children)

A lot of this confusion is beneficial to the ones creating it. Confusing and poorly defined terms means more people spend time arguing rather than insisting the problems get discussed and solved in a rational way.

People in power benefit from the confusion. While we fight each other, we're not fighting them.

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 month ago

I have long held a theory that so much of the superficial orthopraxy demanded by various activist movements is intentional and designed to disrupt or retard actual action.