As you may know, I’m a lapsed leftie who still has vestiges of the more archaic progressive values. As I know, my readers are mostly alt-right or odd-right leaners who use words like ‘trannie’ and ‘negro’.
I have noticed that many of the loony left trends the right or conservative side justly moan about nevertheless have their origins in a grain of truth. Let up put these grains under the microscope so that we can consider them with gynecological precision.
Gender is a Social Construct
Yus, yus, I know about x and y chromosomes. I’m not as stupid as I look, you know. There are two grains of truth hiding in this let’s-give-hormones-to-kids madness. Here they are. First, it is true that gender is a continuum which includes some culturally specific behaviours like clothing, colours and so on. There are always some tomboys and sissies. Second, there really is a weird in-between sex group. Not just those with gender dysphoria – there are a small percentage of people who have a variety of medical syndromes which means they do not neatly fit into one sex or the other. Sometimes they are infertile. For some reason the existence of such people never caused a public toilet stir during the millennia-long history of public toilets until just a few years ago. Discretion, people. Manners and discretion.
There are no Objective Morals or Standards
I won’t argue the point here. Instead I invite my unconvinced reader to peruse relevant books on ethical philosophy. That oughta keep you out of mischief for a while.
The conservative reader will nevertheless protest that abandoning objective standards (or their pretense) will quickly lead to societal barbarisms such as single mothers, rap music and public celebrations of distasteful sexual practices. All this is true. I will write more about this in a future post but the TL;DR version is: let’s keep the plebs enslaved with these imagined standards. The working class should go to church on Sunday and fear fiery damnation when they jack off to Taylor Swift.
Environment, as well as Genes, Makes a Difference
I live in an black African country where the locals are mostly quiet, polite, well-dressed and civil. They don’t even jaywalk much. The average IQ here is the same as that for African Americans. The alt-right correctly, and cheekily, points out the importance of genes. They also tend to unfairly dismiss the influence of environment on human behaviour and culture. The exact nature of such environmental influence seems speculative aside from obvious factors such as head trauma, parasites and iodine deficiency. Nevertheless, it is there, and it is enormous.
So, the left gets some things right. It’s their extrapolations that gets them into trouble.