29.6.17

IT'S TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN.

I'm thinking of Yertle, rather than of early cosmology.  That follows from a question by Bari Weiss (via Betsy Newmark).  "Has there ever been a crisper expression of the consequences of 'intersectionality' than a ban on Jewish lesbians from a Dyke March?"  That's the way Oppression Olympics works, dear reader.  But turning reverse-privilege turtle-stacking into a way to discredit the entire identity politics enterprise might backfire, according to Rod Dreher.  "What’s so interesting, and paradoxical, about the intersectionality insanity is that for all its intention to promote solidarity across various communities, it ensures that the masses won’t have anything to do with the causes these extremists promote."  Reality might be more subtle.

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