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sanatanadharma

(3,803 posts)
12. It is all mis-identity politics
Fri Aug 13, 2021, 04:09 PM
Aug 2021

First, we need to recognize the we are tribal people. Pick a team; sports is the clearest example.
Religion, politics, interests, desires, tastes, style and fashion choices are some of the signs/ marks/ wardrobe within which we strut, flashing our colors, our choices, desires, beliefs and identity.

Individuals mix up their 'self' with all kinds of things that are not them.
So when someone else insults, say their state, they are personally offended.
The sight of a mask becomes a personal affront to the triggered tribal team individual who takes it as an attack upon their intelligence, politics, supremacy, or similar silly stuff mistaken as equal to 'self'.

We hear about " identity politics" but I submit that a better understanding can be had by understanding "mis-identity" politics.
Politics = ethics = morality = how we judge ourselves and those others, our worlds and others around.
Who is on my team, who is worthy, who is in fact 'human'; or conversely, who can I attack.

We must begin to teach our children well that they are individuals in society, not individuals surrounded by society.
We need to teach epistemology and logic; how do you know that you know and what is validity.
Conservatives and religion-ists often opine that morality and ethics and doing good requires God without which there is no measure of good.

I submit that ruth, justice, the American or any other successful way requires validity, a measure of fact without which there exists only the great-deceiver.








Jail Time Seems In Order ProfessorGAC Aug 2021 #1
Attacking an educator should carry an enhanced penalty. NYC Liberal Aug 2021 #16
Seems Appropriate ProfessorGAC Aug 2021 #17
I'm sorry. I legit do not get this insanity over wearing a damn mask. TDale313 Aug 2021 #2
Of course you don't Lemon Lyman Aug 2021 #3
It is all mis-identity politics sanatanadharma Aug 2021 #12
Get some cops at the schools. lagomorph777 Aug 2021 #4
Anti-maskers talk about shit like "wanting to see children's smiles" Music Man Aug 2021 #5
The DA needs to charge the parent responsible. crickets Aug 2021 #6
So nice of the media not to identify the out of control father gratuitous Aug 2021 #7
expel the student and place a restraining order on the parents. Johonny Aug 2021 #8
"expel the student" left-of-center2012 Aug 2021 #9
Guess who's not going back to school? BlueIdaho Aug 2021 #10
WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THESE ASSHOLES????? 🤬 🤬 🤬 a kennedy Aug 2021 #11
Extreme subjectivity rooted in potty training sanatanadharma Aug 2021 #14
They say he got mad at seeing teachers NOT wearing masks indoors with kids Piasladic Aug 2021 #13
That's Bad ProfessorGAC Aug 2021 #18
Vaccinated teachers could remove masks when not with students ... hedda_foil Aug 2021 #19
yeap - I'd be mad too (how would I know their status?), but I wouldn't assault anyone -nt Piasladic Aug 2021 #20
As if teaching wasn't bad enough. lpbk2713 Aug 2021 #15
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