[LMB] OT: Victims and Victim groups

quietann quietann at gmail.com
Sun Jun 9 23:29:36 BST 2019


I'm preemptively calling pizza on this one.

Learn the difference between "punching up" and "punching down."

Ann

On Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 9:16 AM WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:

> This post may not be sent. There is a trend to designate groups as victims
> no matter the individual’s circumstances. That way the “victim” (quotes
> intentional) can claim all sorts of special privileges. They can force
> people to change language and the meaning of words. The latest is to
> attempt to ban the word owner as racist. Before that to ban the word
> violation in law school because it was too triggering. (BTW: The legal term
> violation has a specific meaning.)
> Groups have asked for and received special conditions for testing because,
> as a member of a victim group, they were busy protesting an could not take
> the scheduled test.
> Groups are told that anything bad that happens to them is not their fault
> but because they are oppressed. Other groups are told that nothing they do
> is an accomplishment because were “born on third base.”
> For many people, victim hood has status.
>
> Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can
> do no other. God help me.
> William A Wenrich
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