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Reply #30 posted 10/24/20 5:48am

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How the Term 'Social Justice Warrior' Became an Insult

The term social justice warrior is governed by connotations.

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Virtually everyone has heard of the term social justice warrior by now. The term has become quite popular the past few years—so big in fact, that the Oxford Dictionary added it to their dictionary in 2015. Most people by now know that when someone is accused of being a social justice warrior, it is probably not a compliment.

But people who have not heard of social justice warriors may be a bit mystified by this insult. The name itself—social justice warrior—seems to refer to people who fight on behalf of society's downtrodden. How can calling someone a social justice warrior be an insult?
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The answer to this question has a lot to do with connotation—the ideas or feelings attached to a word. For example, compare the difference between calling a building a house and a home. House and home may be defined the same way, but they have different connotations. A house brings to mind a building where you spend your days. A home brings to mind a place of warmth, laughter, and family.

The term social justice warrior is governed by connotations as well. According to the Oxford Dictionary, a social justice warrior is a derogatory term for "A person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views."

Know Your Meme gives us a better idea of the nature of these negative connotations. Used derogatively, a social justice warrior is:

a pejorative label applied to bloggers, activists and commentators who are prone to engage in lengthy and hostile debates against others on a range of issues concerning social injustice, identity politics and political correctness. In contrast to the social justice blogosphere at large, the stereotype of a social justice warrior is distinguished by the use of overzealous and self-righteous rhetorics [sic], as well as appealing to emotions over logic and reason.

In other words, calling someone a social justice warrior implies that the accuser thinks the other person is an unreasonable, hostile, and self-interested internet user with a progressive agenda.

But this was not always the case. A decade ago, calling someone a social justice warrior was merely a description, and in some cases, even a compliment...
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Reply #31 posted 10/24/20 6:43am

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A trauma trigger is a psychological stimulus that prompts recall of a previous traumatic experience. The stimulus itself need not be frightening or traumatic and may be only indirectly or superficially reminiscent of an earlier traumatic incident, such as a scent or a piece of clothing.

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So what is pop culture triggered, examples are what people are doing right now, verywellmind . com says "However, there is a difference between being triggered and being uncomfortable."

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reductio ad ridiculum:


A good general rule: "criticize ideas, not people."
Disagree if you wish, but do not attack other individuals on the basis of their beliefs.

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Reply #33 posted 10/24/20 12:50pm

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Just a little break from the seriousness of being serious.
He had me laughing from beginning to end.
It's what happens...

But please don't go further if you want to get upset at this...

https://www.youtube.com/w...Bdnyrzq96s



"Being a social justice warrior is tough work.
But you're welcome that I'm out to vigilantly protect the world from everybody but me.
As long as my keyboard is in front of me, I can say anything to anyone without consequence."

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Reply #34 posted 10/24/20 12:54pm

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Reply #36 posted 10/24/20 1:24pm

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https://www.youtube.com/w...XF8MIG_HQI lol



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The opposite of this is Social Injustice.

The good news: The left has taken Pepe from the right. Pepe is now a left meme, Groyper is now theirs.

All you others say Hell Yea!! woot!
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herpes said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Just a little break from the seriousness of being serious.
He had me laughing from beginning to end.
It's what happens...

But please don't go further if you want to get upset at this...

https://www.youtube.com/w...Bdnyrzq96s



"Being a social justice warrior is tough work.
But you're welcome that I'm out to vigilantly protect the world from everybody but me.
As long as my keyboard is in front of me, I can say anything to anyone without consequence."

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LOL and you just needed to take it? lol someone who 'just joined the org' allegedly in September and never posted until the 'BAIT' post?? BeTaaa!! Hey you brought the cooties here, not me.
lol get a sense of humor. And it's not bait, youre just offended. You did not exist to me until you posted here. You exposed yourself though fyi

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Reply #39 posted 10/24/20 6:07pm

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That is a beautiful creature made by God

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And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another
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I see triggered people...
Simply, you exposed yourself. You clearly have an offense or 'ought' and you were clicking on my posts/threads for the purpose of being offended and attacking me. Even though, NOTHING, was directed at any of the people(YOU) being triggered. UNLESS you are SJW's, which I would not know from Adam. ie trolling

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A good general rule: "criticize ideas, not people."
Disagree if you wish, but do not attack other individuals on the basis of their beliefs.

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Reply #40 posted 10/24/20 6:13pm

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herpes said:

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LOL and you just needed to take it lol someone who 'just joined the org' allegedly in September and never posted until the BAIT post?? BeTa!! Hey you brought the cooties here, not me.
Triggered lol get a sense of humor. And it's not bait, youre just offended. You did not exist to me until you posted here. You exposed yourself though fyi

herpes always comes back....

If you do not defended some speech you abhor then you do NOT support free speech.
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OldFriends4Sale said:

LOL and you just needed to take it lol someone who 'just joined the org' allegedly in September and never posted until the BAIT post?? BeTa!! Hey you brought the cooties here, not me.
Triggered lol get a sense of humor. You did not exist to me until you posted here. You exposed yourself though fyi

herpes always comes back....

Always, and I've seen pictures, herpes is not a blessing

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It's very sad, and very telling that people see this forum and thread as a place to be angry and fight and assault people based on nothing concerning them.

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The opposite of this is Social Injustice.

The good news: The left has taken Pepe from the right. Pepe is now a left meme, Groyper is now theirs.

I'll look them up

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LOL

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Reply #44 posted 10/25/20 12:36am

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Cool name, herpes. You should add a photo. wildsign

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Reply #45 posted 10/25/20 5:45am

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herpes said:

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LOL and you just needed to take it? lol someone who 'just joined the org' allegedly in September and never posted until the 'BAIT' post?? BeTaaa!! Hey you brought the cooties here, not me.
lol get a sense of humor. And it's not bait, youre just offended. You did not exist to me until you posted here. You exposed yourself though fyi

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Hell, at this point, Ben just needs to show up.

They don't like P&R but yet those 2 are the 2 major thread starters in it....BAIT threads.

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BCorgman said:

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Hell, at this point, Ben just needs to show up.

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Reply #49 posted 10/25/20 9:47am

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PennyPurple said:

Hell, at this point, Ben just needs to show up.



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wow for someone who was so upset that perma banned orgers used multies to post...here you are...

If you do not defended some speech you abhor then you do NOT support free speech.
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BCorgman said:

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wow for someone who was so upset that perma banned orgers used multies to post...here you are...


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herpes said:

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LOL and you just needed to take it? lol someone who 'just joined the org' allegedly in September and never posted until the 'BAIT' post?? BeTaaa!! Hey you brought the cooties here, not me.
lol get a sense of humor. And it's not bait, youre just offended. You did not exist to me until you posted here. You exposed yourself though fyi

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No one was talking to you 'oh thou who just joined in Sept and only posted in 'my' thread to be triggered. Why are you making a thread that wasn't about you or anyone on the org about you. That is comment not a question...

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No one was talking to you 'oh thou who just joined in Sept and only posted in 'my' thread to be triggered. Why are you making a thread that wasn't about or anyone on the org about you?


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On the Internet, Toxic Irony Abounds

SJW Behaviors That Hurt Social Justice

Deconstructing the Good Nuance from the Assault on Nuance

Feb 27, 2017 · 14 min read

While the term Social Justice has been around since the 1840s, Warrior wasn’t added to mean a specific kind of actively progressive person until the 1990s, when it enjoyed a short-lived decade or so as a term solely of praise. Somewhere in Obama’s first term, during the early stages of this particular strain of racially-charged social justice backlash, it became pejorative on the Right and overwhelmingly associated with online behavior rather than the activism of the non-digital world. Now its meaning wholly relies on intent and interpretation rather than anything more specific, and therefore useful. The language surrounding how we describe SJW activity tends to be layered in-joke semantic luxuries that were fine during the Progressive Camelot years of Obama, when we had the upper hand. Now that human progress in the form of basic civilization is hanging on by its fingernails, some restraint is appropriate not remotely as any kind of concession, but indeed as a needed bulwark for the resistance.

Thus, some leftists have begun distancing themselves from the more ridiculous interpretations (not beliefs) of online SJW thought. It’s a sticky subject, and rightly so, because most SJWs are out there doing the lord’s work and the acronym is a badge of pride among many progressives, no matter how hard the Right tries to make it an insult. Conservatives are terrible at coming up with insults. Nevertheless, She Persisted was Mitch McConnell’s doughy flesh possessed momentarily by Athena; a massive gift to the Left. Bleeding Heart Liberal and Social Justice Warrior just mean you have been accused of caring. Oof. Harsh, bro. Those who sling it as somehow a bad thing don’t seem to notice how proudly those badges are worn.

But with everything, there is a spectrum. Social justice is not exempt, and we can improve fighting the good fight if we admit that those on the front lines can get a little overzealous, especially since they tend to mean well. Understand, I am not here to critique any of the movements of social justice. I can’t think of a single one that isn’t valid and important.

But after an election that brought us an Anti-Intellectual Orange Emotive Toddler partially in response to PC Culture backlash, it’s not going to help anyone to pretend that some criticism of that culture isn’t fairly warranted, just because the majority of that backlash is clearly a mix of white systemic ignorance, xenophobia, and hatred. There are indeed embarrassing aspects of SJW or PC Culture; those who care about the right things, but in the wrong way and to a fever pitch bordering on ridicule. They also tend to be overwhelmingly young, female, and white; yet with bated breath, overuse terms like White Feminism, expressed to distance themselves from other women who look and behave exactly like them without the slightest hint of irony. (Fellow white ladies, use its positive antonym, “Intersectionalism” instead, I beg you).

I was pretty careful in writing this because of the fear it would be usurped by anti-SJW groups. And I think this, too, is part of what makes it paralyzing for leftists to critique the behaviors that separate good SJW thought from the more fringe interpretations. When it happens, the response from most leftists has been to simply look away, or discuss it privately among themselves as a phenomenon they are ashamed of, but don’t want to touch. When the distancing is public, it tends to rely on a kind of humor that goes a tad too far itself in order to make its point. Bill Maher made the scathing case recently that democrats have gone from being the party that protects people, to the party that protects feelings. I strongly agreed with about 60% of his rant, but his rebuke is “So, fuck you” (literally) instead of “This is why that can be counterproductive” which conversely is my aim here.

At this moment on the internet there are three uses of the term SJW, and with new terms coming out of Tumblr every day, there is no excuse for that kind of vaguery:

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3. CSJWs, for Counterproductive Social Justice Warriors: The kind of behaviors that provoke (and often deserve) its derogatory intent among leftists. I will use CSJW for the remainder of this essay, to distinguish. Because especially as we all go forth on the internet in this dark time in American history — a time when conservatives have attempted to slay words, language, and truth as having no real meaning, it becomes increasingly important that liberals counter all that with the aggressive use of direct, specific language.

Below is my attempt to list the behaviors that come clinging like barnacles to otherwise valid social justice issues. Progressives should identify these patterns to both better avoid them, and more specifically and constructively censure those who have gone too far.

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3. Outright Puritanism Steve Martin was utterly within his rights as an actual human being with actual feelings to reflect shortly after Carrie Fisher’s death that when he was a young man, he had a crush on Princess Leia like everyone else did in 1977. He even clarified that as he grew older and wiser, he noticed her for better, purer reasons. This is the deeply human honesty of an aging man reflecting on his youth with fondness that Fisher herself would have taken as a warm gesture. We are not going to make any progress in treating women as real human beings if we deny their very humanity with the same stroke, nor if we fail to accept that men are real human beings too. It is simply inaccurate to conflate such fond remembrances with judging a woman solely on her appearance. The only thing that shouldn’t have happened here is Martin shouldn’t have deleted his sweet tweet.

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7. An inability to know when to prioritize impending doom over microaggressions Months before the primaries, a gay man defriended me on Facebook. He was a Sanders supporter. I was a Sanders supporter desperately trying to convince fellow Sanders supporters that Clinton was an exceptional, skilled, progressive, and highly qualified Plan B in the likelihood that she got the nomination. For some reason he was fixated on Clinton’s late support of gay marriage, which he called “unforgivable” never mind that her support had been right on schedule compared to her peers in Democratic leadership, and especially never mind that her opponent would certainly do everything possible to destroy gay rights up to the possibility of returning to the dark days of persecution and criminalization. Yet like everything else, this was isolated as a uniquely Clintonian problem, at the expense of the impending doom looming everywhere around us. Last I heard from him, he had told me that a Trump presidency would be preferable to Clinton, I wholeheartedly disagreed, and we parted ways.

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Post Edit PSA: About 10% of this piece was inspired by events in my own life, and the only examples I was personally involved with were noted as such. The rest is stuff I’ve witnessed/observed over the past decade of being online and actively concerned with social justice issues.


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https://www.youtube.com/w...XF8MIG_HQI lol



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It's thick in the air

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https://www.youtube.com/w...XF8MIG_HQI lol



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It's thick in the air


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URBAN DICTIONARY
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To simplify things, a Social Justice Warrior, or SJW, are often thought to ruin everyone's fun and free speech. They force censorship, blame crap on gamers, and other things of this nature. The SJW anthem explains this.
P.S: They're known for getting triggered.
Casual guy: I don't think the mass-shooting simulator is bad-
social justice warrior: I'M TRIGGERED!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!11!one
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URBAN DICTIONARY
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To simplify things, a Social Justice Warrior, or SJW, are often thought to ruin everyone's fun and free speech. They force censorship, blame crap on gamers, and other things of this nature. The SJW anthem explains this.
P.S: They're known for getting triggered.
Casual guy: I don't think the mass-shooting simulator is bad-
social justice warrior: I'M TRIGGERED!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!11!one
by [PRIVATE] June 14, 2016


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