Recent Takes: Unreal Canada, and Evil Mouse

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~ IN 2019, Canada IS Clown land. Sad Johnny/ Jessica  kinda proves it, with his demand that strangers Wax His Balls, or else.

If the state can force you so say what it commands– on pain of fines, job-loss, business closure, a permanent criminal record & reputation, even imprisonment– you are no longer a free person living in a free land. Canada is not free. Trudeau & the radical Left have turned it into a land of evil, oppression, and law-enforced unreality.

This did not start with Jonathan, of course– it started with the state redefining homosexuality, then abortion, then saying that a pre-national institution such as marriage was ONLY what the state defined it to be, and that any combination of people was valid.

My wife & I being married & having kids is EXACTLY the same as Jim & Tim, or Betty & Veronica being joined in a same-sex “marriage”. Cuz the state sez so.

After an OK start, our Canadian place in history may end up being a cautionary warning to all other future nations, states, and would-be loony bin associations….

.. And to silly newcomers to the country, who erroneously thought they could just have a business and go about their work in peace & quiet. Nope: malicious lawfare– aided & abetted by government kangaroo kourts– enable broken people to hit you out of the blue, ruin your finances, shut down your company, and make you wish you’d never come here. ~

 



 

Devil Mouse & Sterile Stories

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~ VOX DAY— “SJWs can be excused if they erroneously believe all is well with the Devil Mouse

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~ WOW. JUST wow. They killed it.

It was the biggest movie-related cash-cow ever, and they allowed it to be tortured, then ritually sacrificed in public. Star Wars. The money is not over, but the joy & excitement  & fun is gone.

A built-in audience of 5-55, massive ongoing toy & merch sales, conventions & LARPing and video games and… and after the recent film debacles and actors & directors & such mocking the fandom online, and ruining the movies and… the new Star Wars DisneyLand park is nearly empty. The new lines of toys are remaindered into discount stores almost as soon as they are released, and this crash even helped kill Toys-R-Us.

They slew the cash cow. Cooked the Golden Goose. Punched all the fandom in the nads, and then laughed their sneering faces off. The woke-tards they’ve been pandering to are not the true fans, whose money kept the thing going all these years. Nope, most of the fandom is done.

Lurking Behind Devil Mouse

For Satan is a mocker, a twister, a mutilator, a defiler. Disney has separated itself from the Muses, from the Holy Ghost, from deep-rooted stories– and even biological reality– in order to tell lies & woke tales, and to cheerfully wreck things that men & kids love.

Like Satan, the 2019 DevilMouse can only feed; he cannot make anything true, good, holy, beautiful, inspiring, especially not anything that points to The Greatest Story Ever Told, about a Prince who died for his slaves, whose name means The Anointed Saviour, even Jesus Christ The Lord & King of All.

They will still make some money, which is all they care about. Screw DevilMouse, and the kingdom of Lies & predation. ~

Thus saith teh

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The Hour Cometh And Now Is

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“If you’re still on Facebook at this point, you will deserve whatever ramifications happen to befall you as a result in the future.”  Vox Day

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“Mark Zuckerberg is not simply censoring opinions, he proscribing which political opinions you’re allowed to have.”  Tucker Carlson

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~ AFTER ALL THE recent YouGoogTwitFace lies & shenanigans, crimes, and subversive activities, it’s time to dump FaceBook, to hold YouTube & Google at arm’s length, and to be very wary of Twitter. They are dishonest criminal actors.

These companies are international crime syndicates, illegally & immorally data-mining & addicting & brainwashing us for their own profit & nefarious purposes. They are utterly prejudiced against anybody who talks outside The Approved Narrative™.

The digital overlords have made it blindingly clear over the time since the 2016 Trump election, that they are beholden to no law, morality, fair practice, or even their own so-called “Terms Of Service”. Cuz Purging people is fun!

A critic will say “Oh, boo-hoo, Binks– they banned you for 14 weeks this year, and now you’re all butthurt.” No: they’ve targeted me and many thousands of others for saying things they don’t like (outside The Approved Narrative™), the most recent being my critical quoting of an.. uh.. Third Reich Enthusiast.. on the big lie & politics.

Big Digital like FaceBook want thought-control, not friendships or an open forum; they want to profiteer illegally on your pictures & information, preferences and purchases. They would be our new gods & masters. Wake up! Free your mind!

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All must love their new digital chains, explained Our Digital Overlords.

Cheer Up, It Gets Worse!

These digital dino-corporations want total control. And now, it gets worse. The next logical step? Why not criminalize all wrong-think?

Thus the Hot news from France— Facebook is turning in those “suspected of hate speech” to law enforcement in France. Read that again. Now, a third time.

“… So far, Facebook has cooperated with French justice on matters related to terrorist attacks and violent acts by transferring the IP addresses and other identification data of suspected individuals to French judges who formally demanded it.

Following a meeting between Nick Clegg, Facebook’s head of global affairs, and O last week, the social media company has extended this cooperation to hate speech…..”

Turning in.. suspected.. “hate speech”. Big Brother is here. Look for something like this in Soviet Canuckistan, if Glorious Leader Trudeau wins a second term come October 2019.

And “Hate speech”?– a huge catch all for pretty much anything that the elites & their brainwashed social media & activist minions find “problematic” and/ or upsetting. In 2019, truth, or a different opinion, or an non-FaceGoogTwitBook approved thought, and reality itself are now “hate speech”.

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Don’t Just Sit There

Don’t feed the monsters, and don’t sit on their plate ready to be gobbled up. Here’re some practical suggestions:

Download your FB photos, give thanks for the good that was, and Get The Flaming Fuck Off FaceBook. Get onto Minds.com, Me/We, ditch your Chrome browser & Gmail, sign up for videos on Bitchute, just to name one alternative video platform.

How To Perma-Delete FaceBook in Three Easy Steps

To deactivate your Facebook account, follow these four steps:

>> Click the account menu down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page in your web browser.
>> Select ‘Settings’
>> Choose ‘General’ in the left column.
>> Click ‘Manage your account’
>> Press ‘Deactivate your account’, and then follow the steps to confirm your decision.

For search-engines, you have DuckDuckGo, Startpage, Swisscows, Search Encrypt, SearX and many other good options. I use the first two.

For other browsers, why not Epic, Opera, Vivaldi, Brave, Tor, Chromian (Chrome minus the spy-ware & sellware), Torch, Maxthon.. just to name a very few. I use Opera, Vivaldi, and Brave.

More Free Advice (worth every penny)

Get off your PSH (SmartPhone, a.k.a. “Personal Surveillance Hub“), and live life in the real world, and towards God. You don’t need to be listened to 24-7, and you don’t need to sit there thumbing your life away, either. SmartPhones are a spy/ grooming device to enslave you to the Digital New World Order. Flip-phones work just fine. Wake up.

As for me, I am sick & tired of being bullied and silenced by Mark Zuckerberg & his minions & algorithms, and their endless round of bannings. Bastards is as bastards does.

This is not 2001. It’s not even 2010. RIGHT NOW a digital noose is being put around freedom, open communication & alternative media in the West, and, increasingly, around individual necks.

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

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Rants Are In My Blood

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~ SO WHILST I can’t talk on FaceBook since forever, I’ve still been ranting & raving here and there, not only on Vox Day’s blog & Darkstream, but more on Google’s YouTube platform.

I think our digital overlords will allow me back on FaceBook on June 26th. You know, for a few days, then probably off again. Lovely people, really.

Here are three recent rants, with links to the video/ blog commented upon, for your delectation and discernment. The comments are exactly as I posted them. Needless to say, the channels are worth subbing to, for enhancing your braining and learn.

Thus Saith,

Teh Binks

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Google Schemes

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Amazing Polly– Digital Democracy? One Company Controls it All. Google.

Saith Binks:

“NO to gmail. NO to the Google browser Chrome.

There are many good non-corporate browsers out there– Opera, Brave, Vivaldi, Epic, just to name a few, likewise with e-mail clients.

Lots of good non-Google search engines: Duck Duck Go, StartPage, and more: https://searchenginewatch.com/2016/02/25/say-goodbye-to-google-14-alternative-search-engines/

Google is a component of Big Brother, as are smartphones, and the digital marketing of your data.

Books. Movies. Art. Poetry. Classic literature. History. Turn off, tune in, turn on. Get God-pilled.” ~


 


 

Spiritual Darkness

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Saith Teh Binks:

“Aside from the evils of modernism & attendant heresies, Communism, the Masonic inroads, and now sex magic, it’s clear that the Church of the 20th century was very deeply compromised & infiltrated.

Malachi Martin warned us; he very slightly changed the names in ‘A Windswept House’ (there are ID keys online for who the main evil characters were), and yet most of the faithful clergy & laity just bumbled along, because “We’d never do anything like that, let alone imagine it.”

This is war: flesh & blood, and demonic powers. Sadly, in the “Everything Is Beautiful” naive liberalism of the last century and more, the evil folks have been able to operate freely, because nobody knew or wanted to know about treachery, undermining, Satanism, child sacrifice, assassinations, dirty money & dirty banking, and cabals of satanic & magical monks, nuns, laypeople, and clergy.

Awaken, people of the Lord, and pray & fight back!

Read ‘A Windswept House’, available online here:

http://www.conspiracycentral101.com/blog/windsept-house-by-fr-malachi-martin

Read Fr. Heilman’s Catholic Man blog.

https://www.romancatholicman.com/author/frheilman/

Learn about spiritual warfare from online talks by Fr. Ripperger.
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=fr.+ripperger+spiritual+warfare

https://www.catholicwarriors.com/pages/warfare_prayers.htm
Spiritual Warfare Prayers

Not all are called to spiritual warfare, but you should know what’s up, and pray for exorcists & spiritual warriors, and be aware that prayer is always the work of a Christian. Also, get confessed regularly, so the devil has no foothold in you.” ~



Google Of Evil

Vox Day’s Blog

https://voxday.blogspot.com/2019/06/deplatforming-christian-morality.html#comment-form

The lovable moral superiority & surveillance crowd at GoogTube hit with fresh trouble:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=re9Xp6cdkro
Insider Blows Whistle & Exec Reveals Google Plan to Prevent “Trump situation” in 2020 on Hidden Cam

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Google Just Got EXPOSED In Hidden Camera Footage

Looks like maybe GoogTube shouldn’t have slapped down Project Veritas over that Pinterest Blacklist story, IMHO.

Details:

• Insider: Google “is bent on never letting somebody like Donald Trump come to power again.”
• Google Exec Says Don’t Break Us Up: “smaller companies don’t have the resources” to “prevent next Trump situation”
• Google Head of Responsible Innovation Says Elizabeth Warren “misguided” on “breaking up Google”
• Insider Says PragerU And Dave Rubin Content Suppressed, Targeted As “Right-Wing”
• LEAKED Documents Highlight “Machine Learning Fairness” and Google’s Practices to Make Search Results “fair and equitable”
• Documents Appear to Show “Editorial” Policies That Determine How Google Publishes News
• Insider: Google Violates “letter of the law” and “spirit of the law” on Section 230

https://www.projectveritas.com/2019/06/24/insider-blows-whistle-exec-reveals-google-plan-to-prevent-trump-situation-in-2020-on-hidden-cam/
Back-up Vid, doc caps & details: Insider Blows Whistle & Exec Reveals Google Plan to Prevent “Trump situation” in 2020 on Hidden Cam

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Mehta: Guilty Until Proven Guilty?

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~ JUST WOW. Pretty much speaks for itself, eh? Soviet tactics at a Canadian university. Here are my past Mehta stories.

Here’s recent coverage of the story by Andrew Lawton, and his copy of the statement below. Andrew is a Canadian treasure.

IMHO, the AU President should be sacked. And what will CAUT (Canadian Association of University Teachers) say?

I expect NOTHING from Glorious Leader Justin in Ottawa, because Prof. Rick is a thought-criminal. They’re barely human, let alone Canadian, dontcha know.

Binks


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PUBLIC STATEMENT

Rick Mehta
44 mins · 2018 09 09

Statement by Rick Mehta Regarding His Dismissal from Acadia University

SUMMARY

On August 31, 2018, President Peter Ricketts fired me from my position of Associate Professor of Psychology at Acadia University. In the letter that he gave me at my dismissal hearing, he stated that he was firing me on the basis of issues that “were wide ranging and include failure to fufill [my] academic responsibilities, unprofessional conduct, breach of privacy, and harassment and intimidation of students and other members of the University community.”

President Ricketts’ letter of dismissal states only broad categories of misconduct instead of providing any specific examples of misconduct on my part. The university hid behind vague accusations and opaque investigations, while refusing to spell out their concerns – which were based on filtered complaints. I believe that their stealth charges were pretexts to get rid of me at any cost. The real reason for my dismissal has to do with a culture war that is taking place in universities all over Canada and much of the Western world.

Continue reading “Mehta: Guilty Until Proven Guilty?”

INTERNET PURGE, Part III

 

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~ “FINALLY!”, OR SO thought many interwar Germans. “The new chancellor has begun locking up & outlawing Socialists & Communists & their rowdy street gangs! Maybe we can have a little peace & quiet again.” Ah yes, the purge always starts out with the pesky & noisy ones. They never will be missed.

So what’s up with the current 2017-2018 rush to more internet censorship? Hint: this is NOT about pesky Alex Jones. He’s a canary in the freedom coalmine.

I said this (ITYS, exactly a year ago): Social Media Purge Ensues. And this semi-followup, in March this year: The Internet Ensilencing: Why Now? Brexit, Trump, and the uppity peasants learning what’s really going on in the world, and what their leaders & elites & celebrities are REALLY like. Can’t have that: FAKE NEWS FOR EVERYONE!

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U.S. Midterms, Ahoy!

Conveniently, it’s only a few months before the all-important U.S. Midterm elections, and a referendum, as it were, on Trump. Hillary & Obama & their Democrat-Media-Internet cronies are still insanely mad & afraid of trial, still feeling the heat. GoogTwitFaceTube is now fully weaponized to control the flow of news & ideas leading up to November.

Twitter-bans, YouTube shadowbans, skewed Google searches, alt-media shut down, hidden, interfered with. It will only be getting worse. You will not  not allowed to read or watch verboten ideas, as our Masters define them.

This is a new phase in the War On ALL Of Us. The Western Establishments are deadly serious about turning the internet & social media into commercials about themselves & how great they are. This is a major move towards more totalitarianism (with a smile) in the West.

This time, these moves? As serious as a heart-attack.

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

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>> ARE TECH GIANTS WORKING TOGETHER TO CENSOR CONSERVATIVES? — Apple, YouTube and Facebook BAN Infowars on Same Day; plus, Google and YouTube Have Long History of Working with Democrats — Then Ban Alex Jones and Infowars

>> Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify ban Infowars’ Alex Jones

>> Krieger: “Stop Complaining And Just Delete Facebook

>> The Crackdown Continues: Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director

>> FACEBOOKAPPLEGOOGLE get out of free speech business

>> ALEX JONES HIMSELF— “THE REAL REASON APPLE, FACEBOOK, SPOTIFY & YOUTUBE BANNED INFOWARS”; and The internet Dark Age has now descended upon us, where radical left-wing tech giants run by deranged, mentally ill communists will decide whether your content qualifies as “hate speech.”

>> Ben Shapiro: Facebook, YouTube, And Apple Ban Alex Jones. Here’s Why They’re Dead Wrong.

>> Facebook Asking Major US Banks To Share Users’ Financial Data

>> First They Came For Infowars.. Tomorrow We Will All Be Alex Jones: Independent Media Silenced – They Are Coming For Us All Now – The Purge Is In Full Swing

>> Coordinated Purge: YouTube Bans Alex Jones After iTunes, Facebook, Spotify Remove Content

>> Instagram bans Tommy Robinson as social media companies purge far right

>> ‘Survival of our democracy’ depends on banning sites like InfoWars, Dem senator says

>> Major tech companies remove Alex Jones for “hate, bullying”

>> “Unpublished” — According to Bloomberg, the Alex Jones Channel Page, the Alex Jones Page, the InfoWars Page and the Infowars Nightly News Page “have been unpublished for repeated violations of community standards and accumulating too many strikes,” Facebook says in statement

>> Senate Democrats Are Circulating Plans for Government Takeover of the Internet: Reason Roundup

>> Alex Jones Shutdown ignites debate over media content policing, censorship

>> Dirty Banksters: Gary Cohn calls Facebook worse than pre-crisis big banks

>> Facebook has banned Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth Heng’s campaign video ad about communist crimes in Cambodia

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Star Wars: The Fandom Strikes Back

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~ BINKS WAS A Star Wars kid. 14 times that Summer of ’77 me and my two best friends would troop down to the Casino on Gottingen Street, sometimes even to watch two matinées back to back.

The current mess in Star Wars-dom is a sign of the times: The SJW (Social Justice warrior/ Politically Correct) section of pop culture is waging war on comics, movie franchises, TV, and the rest, as part of their general program to dominate everything. Remember how it works:

applylatherrinseRecently, TV-satirist and serial misinformer/ political shill Stephen Colbert stepped into the current Star Wars controversy with a horrid and ham-fisted video-segment (above), which “joked” about a female character chopping off the penises of all the male characters with a light saber, and tossing the mutilated men into a pit. ‘Cuz castration and crippling falls are always super-funny.

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The enemy of political correctness: “Racist White Nerds”. Cuz all white males & nerds are bigots. If you don’t love all recent Star Wars products.. you must be evil and hateful!

Various critical commentators have had their responses, most worth watching. Try this one, and this one.

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Why does this matter? First, Political Correctness (soft Marxism) is seeking total domination of culture, politics, religion, Hollywood, academia, education, the internet, and everything else. Total domination.

Second, this is a coordinated media-attack on “critics of LucasFilm” (a.k.a. disgruntled  & disappointed fans), and a deliberate distraction from the fact that for the first time ever, a Star Wars movie has tanked, and nobody wants to own up, or take the blame– especially the LucasFilm people who’ve been provoking the fan base, doubling down, and calling names.

Third, the fans have been fighting back against the Hollywood & media machine narrative. Like Brexit, Trump, and other none-elite causes, the little people are not supposed to be talking back to their betters in the movie-TV-garbage press merry-go-round that feeds us stuff we must like. This uprising– a Rebellion if you will– must be crushed!

Also, those in charge are circling the wagons around beleaguered film-boss Kathleen Kennedy, who bears ultimate responsibility for the hot steaming mess of the last few years, and the Solo box-office flop. Rumour has it she’s already on her way out… likely to be replaced with something worse.

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The YouTube Note

I wrote the following in response, on the YouTube page in question.

“Mr. Colbert: used to really love your stuff: clever, sharp, creative. Bought a book. Watched the show.

Then, you became a very thinly disguised shill for the Democratic Party, and the Deep State. I’m not sure how you reconcile serving those masters so obediently, but as a Catholic, God comes before Caesar; and truth comes before half lies, disparagement, and parroting the talking-points of the powerful.

You had a real pop-pulpit once, which you could have used for good. I hope you will do so in the future.

Now, you insert yourself into a full meltdown of a beloved franchise at the hands of provocative and success-hating Lucasfilm social justice warriors. This is a complex issue, however narrow the categories of political correctness.

Note: Kelly Marie Tran herself has said nothing about why her Instagram was shut down. In previous interviews, she HAS remarked that you just have to accept negative social media stuff as part of the job, since most commenters don’t know you as a person, just a character or a symbol.

Remember– Kathleen Kennedy PROMISED George Lucas in 2013 (it’s on video) to respect the lore, honour the characters, and encourage the fan base, who have helped make Star Wars what it is over the past 41 years. She utterly broke her promise and betrayed Lucas (remember his “White slavers” comment). Lore? Tossed. Characters? Weirded out, dumbed down, neutered, or tossed. Fandom? Actively mocked by Lucasfilm & others connected with the new sequels.

The result has been mass alienation of the crucial 20-25% of the fans who actually give 80% of the money, collectibles, repeat tickets, and all the rest. Witness the sinking mess that is Solo.

Not to mention nutty director Rian Johnson, who even pissed off J.J. Abrams, and Ron Howard with his arbitrary crap in The Last Jedi. Episode IX next year will be an OK movie, make OK money. But the thrill is gone for a lot of fans of all colours, creeds, men and women, boys and girls, international and North American. Hate on younger men as much as you want, but this mess involves everyone who loves/ loved Star Wars.

By your sloppy easy mockery of one take on this issue, you’ve apparently added another shill-master to your list: LucasFilm & Disney. Makes me glad that I’ve already tuned out the Colbert Dumpster Fire/ Shill Show.”

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

 

What If It’s The Ending Of Your World?

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The Barbarians Are Here.. In Canada

 

>> Psychologist stares down left-wing ‘Lock em in and burn it down!’ Queen’s U. protest

>> Local media reports say more than 150 people took part in the rally against University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson;also, ‘Absolutely surreal’: Student mob smashes window in protest against Jordan Peterson>

>> Jordan Peterson Speech Met With Broken Widows, Calls to ‘Burn it Down’; and Protesters break window at Grant Hall, barricade exits

> An Official Open Letter from Queen’s Faculty, March 2, 2018

>> Professor Rick Mehta news– University Investigates Canadian Professor Because Students Feel ‘Disturbed’; and also Acadia University investigation of professor intensifies campus free-speech debate

>> College librarians argue Christians who say ‘God bless you’ are Islamophobic

>> BARELY SATIRE: “Look at the calendar. Do you know what year it is? It’s 2018! Say it with me: two thousand eighteen. That means it’s long past time for us to get a few important things straight, once and for all.”


~ JUST THE OTHER DAY, some ‘marchers for peace’ from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, Canada, protested a speech by lighting-rod author, professor and gadfly, Jordan Peterson. Inevitably, they wanted him silenced for, you know.. Reasons™. Some windows at the university were broken; virtue was signalled, the young Marxist social justice warriors felt superior, and succeeded in not learning or unlearning a single thing.

There was even a little incitement to murder & arson. ‘Lock em in and burn it down!’ yelled some of these “tolerant peace-loving” students. Yeah, that’s how I deal with discussions. Incitement & threats. Fire & kill.

The title of the terrible, horrible, very bad speech? “The Rising Tide of Compelled Speech in Canada.” Lifesite reports:

“Peterson posted several clips of the protest on Twitter, telling a follower that the speaking engagement was “absolutely surreal.”

“The mob neglected to bring torches and pitchforks, but the sentiment was there: ‘Lock them in and burn it down,’” he wrote.”

The End Is Past Nigh

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Coming over for tea.. and staying for dinner.

In Mel Gibson’s excellent movie Apocalypto (2006), neither the protagonists– captured slaves– or the bad guys– the forest-wrecking temple-building heart-ripper-outers know that it’s the end of their world. They go about their business.. then, in the penultimate scene, we see the European sailing ships coming closer to the shore.

Whatever was before is not gonna be that way very much longer. The future isn’t what it used to be. “Burn all down! Fresh start!” is the new cry for revolution, devolution, and The Big Satanic Lie that we can make a new world by sincerity, effort, and all built of our own fallen selves. “Ye shall be as gods”.

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Read, Learn, Weep

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Miss H. White.

That’s the wisdom I draw from Hilary White’s latest essay cri de cœurBECOMING AS GODS: The Murder of Desdemona by Othello, Abortion and Communion in the Hand“.

Just go read the whole thing, and as yourself the question from Mel’s movie: If our world was ending, would we know it?

The thing I like about Hilary’s essay is the big picture– taking little signs and symptoms and showing how the whole structure of the West is in danger, from within and without. Nihilism is nopt a passive force: it’s rather like a poison gas leaking into everything, dissolving the core, and leaving only fragile appearances of what was, ready to fall.

Sadly, the same radicalism has captured most Western Churches: disruption, discontinuity, ugly new utopian content. Hilary nails this perfectly.

What If It’s Here?

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Acadia U. Nice view.  shame about the silencing.

What if your own kids & grandkids– poisoned by socially & politically radical teachers, cultural influences, and college– were the new barbarians inside the gates? How could you tell?

Right now at Acadia University, in elm-shaded picturesque Wolfville Nova Scotia, is the fresh front in the war on civilization by “outraged” students and their enabling professoriate. Professor Rick Mehta is under fire for– teaching things. Things contrary to the progressive/ Marxist meta-narrative of victimhoods, oppressors, and the politics of personal destruction for any who don’t toe the party line.

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War on Acadia U prof’s academic independence takes serious turn

Honestly, I’d rather just binge on NetFlix and hide while the walls come tumbling down on this city that I love: but dear people and good and true and beautiful things are at risk, and even the current enemies of those things might be saved from their madness and hate and self-righteousness.

A Sign of Hope?

Despair and doom-binging can be self-indulgent and blind to the possibilities even within apparent overwhelming darkness. After all, St. Paul & Christ’s Apostles faced and entire Empire founded on naked power, Emperor-worship, and pagan confusions. “Redeeming the time, for the days are evil“, says the Apostle to the Gentiles [Eph. 5:16].

One tiny point of brightness: I recently read on a YouTube video a comment by a college-aged kid who said that countless numbers of his friends & fellow students were binge-watching Jordan Peterson and other such content, because they were tired of the one-note lock-step radicalism of their professors. Truth finds a way.

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That is, behind the deceptive ivy-facade, and behind the radicalism within, social media was in fact enabling young people to learn to see all sides of various questions, to hear actually diverse points of view, and to — horror of horrors- learn to think, reason, argue & debate. That they have to have a hidden remedial education within a $5-$10K institutional mis-education– while parroting their professors– is a picture of the horror-circus we have let develop in our society.

We will need such young people and all such folks to rebuild things on the ruins of what was. The end IS past nigh.

Do Your Duty

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Look BEHIND the facades….

Investigate your local schools and colleges. Do due diligence before sending your kid off to school, imagining it still is like it was 30 or 50 years ago. Withhold donations and gifts and let them know what you think. And of your kindness, say a prayer and send a word to Acadia on behalf of Professor Rick Mehta. And don’t forget the petition.

Queens grad? Let them know what you think about the recent semi-riot. Because some students used their free speech to oppose free speech.

Thus Saith,

The Binks

 

A Mehta Follow-On

SIGN THE PETITION!

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~ SO, ARISING from the Professor Rick Mehta persecution at Acadia U. in Wofville, Nova Scotia, Canadian trained academic Professor Iain Benson weighs in.

Well done, Dr. Benson (FB Profile here), and thank you!

So saith,

Teh Binks



Iain T. Benson writes:

Office of the Vice-President, Academic
Acadia University,
Wolfville,
Nova Scotia,
Canada

Dear Heather Hemming:

Re: The Role of a University and University Leaders in a Time of increasing Polarization and Fear: Why the Clear Protection of Free Speech and Diversity of Opinions is Essential on a University Campus.

As a Canadian living and employed as a full Professor of Law in two countries outside of Canada and a former visiting Professor and Research Fellow at two Canadian Universities and a Fellow of Institutes relating to Law in a number of other countries, I would like to raise something with you.

At Conferences and lectures recently in the UK, Australia and in South Africa questions have been raised about why the Canadian academic environment has become so apparently closed to free speech and diversity of moral viewpoints and why university leaders seem to lack courage and leadership to say anything public about it.

In short the question seems to be this: where is Canadian academic leadership and why is it so seemingly cowed by contemporary political movements that attack freedom on campuses?

Do you have a response that can comfort those of us who have studied liberty and law and see both in trouble in Canadian universities and wider Canadian society?

Whether the widespread threatening of the status or activities of certain student groups, the threats to academic teachers or to accreditation itself, Canada is a worrying scene.

The pending decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Trinity Western University case (argued December 2017) while dealing with the wider issue of accreditation, raises the entailed question as to why the Canadian academic establishment is so weak in clearly, firmly and publicly defending genuine diversity and civil liberties against current attackers?

Canadian Law Deans, amongst other elite groups, exhibited, unanimously and embarrassingly, a shockingly pusillanimous esprit des corps in relation to Trinity Western University. One hopes the highest court will follow the British Columbia and Nova Scotia courts in supporting diversity of opinion there but the fact that so many at the highest levels of the legal and academic establishments failed to see the dangers to genuine diversity is a most worrying sign of the times.

Many will watch Acadia closely to see if it, and you, will do the correct thing here in relation to Professor Mehta and others like him as the juggernaut of identity politics increases speed.

The howling of mobs and the politics of fear and decontextualised arguments about “equality” have no place on a University campus worthy of the title of “higher learning”. Make no mistake: free speech is in trouble in Canada and many around the world know this and are watching to see if responsible leadership emerges from other than the judiciary to stop the well entrenched ideologues.

Please act decisively and courageously at Acadia University to lay out the principles of academic freedom, diversity of viewpoint and the importance of open discussion, disagreement and adult debate to a university and the wider society in which it has or should have a most important leadership role.

You may find the July 2012 statement of principle from the University of Chicago a good starting point for principled articulation at Acadia:

https://freeexpression.uchicago.edu/page/statement-principles-free-expression

Please feel free to circulate this electronic letter to your University Executive and to those concerned about this issue at your University.

Yours Sincerely,

Iain T. Benson
PhD, JD, MA, BA (Hons)
Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame Australia
Sydney

 

 


 

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Letter Writing Campaign In Support of Professor Rick Mehta:

Please be CIVIL.

****KEY POINTS TO ADDRESS****

> Why, specifically, were Professor Mehta’s teaching allocations altered and reduced? (Rationale not clarified)

> Are the following teaching complaints and suggested remedies justified?

{Complaint} “the students have not expressed in writing the precise details of the racist and transphobic comments, but it is clear from their interactions with me that they are extremely disturbed by your comments, some to the point of not going to class.” (para. 4, p.2 in letter from Rob Raeside)

{Suggested Remedy} “stick to the content provided in the course text(s), and avoid pulling in data that might be seen by students as advancing a fringe point of view.” (para. 5, p.2 in letter from Rob Raeside)

{Suggested Remedy} “be very diligent about avoiding any comments that might be perceived as racist or transphobic.” (para. 5, p.2 in letter from Rob Raeside)

{Suggested Remedy} “…some of these perspectives may be challenging to students. However, in a first-year class it is imperative that the approach be well-balanced and must be in line with the published resources, i.e., the text book.” (para. 6, p.2 in letter from Rob Raeside)

> What is the evidence for Professor Mehta’s violation of Acadia University’s Policy Against Harassment & Discrimination?

– How, specifically, has Professor Mehta sexually harassed
students with his commentary?
(see letter from Heather Hemming; see policy document)
– How many complaints?
(see letter from Heather Hemming; see policy document)

****PLEASE REVIEW KEY DOCUMENTS****

> Acadia University’s Policy Against Harassment & Discrimination, 20 January 2007
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/irte2um6pui74kg/AACC1qmecdEP3IN17y6-dsFDa?dl=0&preview=Harassment+%26+Discrimination.pdf

> Letter advising of formal investigation, Heather Hemming, VP Academic to Prof. Rick Mehta, February 13, 2018
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/irte2um6pui74kg/AACC1qmecdEP3IN17y6-dsFDa?dl=0&preview=Letter+of+Investigation+-+Mehta.pdf

> Letter appealing teaching allocations, Prof. Rick Mehta to Dean Jeff Hooper, January 29, 2018
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/irte2um6pui74kg/AACC1qmecdEP3IN17y6-dsFDa?dl=0&preview=Mehta+-+Appeal+of+Teaching+Allocations+-+Jan+2018.pdf

> Letter denying appeal of teaching allocations, Dean Jeff Hooper to Prof. Rick Mehta, February 20, 2018
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/irte2um6pui74kg/AACC1qmecdEP3IN17y6-dsFDa?dl=0&preview=Response-RickMehtaTeachingAllocAppeal-Feb2018.pdf

> Letter setting out concerns, Prof. Rob Raeside, Head of Department, to Prof. Rick Mehta, February 26, 2018
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/irte2um6pui74kg/AACC1qmecdEP3IN17y6-dsFDa?dl=0&preview=rmehta_article15.pdf

****PLEASE ADDRESS LETTERS TO****

> Heather Hemming, VP Academic, heather.hemming@acadiau.ca

> Darlene Brodeur, Head of the Dept. of Psychology, darlene.brodeur@acadiau.ca

> Jeff Hooper, Dean, Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, jeff.hooper@acadiau.ca

> Rob Raeside, Designated Head for Rick Mehta, rob.raeside@acadiau.ca

Please be CIVIL.

– END –

 

Falling To Our Barbarians?

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Acadia U., Wolfville, Nova Scotia– Gone over to the Dark Side?

>> Acadia University launches investigation into controversial professor;  also previously, Outspoken professor stokes free-speech debate at East Coast university; and Acadia professor defends Beyak’s residential school remarks

>> Dr. Rick Mehta on his Teaching Style, Research and Thoughts on Free Speech; plus Petition calls for Acadia prof to be fired for social media posts

>> Rebel Media– Acadia University prof battles for viewpoint diversity on campus (GUEST: Rick Mehta)

> SIGN THE PETITION: Petition · Acadia University: Support For Professor Rick Mehta

HOT UPDATE: An Open Letter from Prof Tony Esolen.

I have just sent the following letter in support of Dr. Mehta:

Dear Dr. Hemming,

My family and I have been some-time residents of Nova Scotia since 2003, and have always been moved by the friendliness of your people and, in general, their practical common sense and peaceful ways. Therefore I am stunned to read about what is being done to Professor Rick Mehta, at your university.

I have skin in this game, as they say. I have been a professor of literature for more than thirty years, introducing students to a range of works spanning four thousand years and more than a dozen cultures, written in a broad variety of languages, ten of which I read. So I can see where Dr. Mehta is coming from.

He and his family have been, in their lives and in profoundly personal ways, the victims of ugly prejudices, some of them arising from a clash of cultures, the British and the Indian, and then the Canadian and the Indian. And yet he has the grace, and it seems the courage, not merely to condemn the British, and then your own people the Canadian, for pure evil. He has tried to understand both peoples and to evaluate them with equity, and because of that — because, apparently, he does NOT HATE his erstwhile overlords with sufficient passion — you are now doing to him exactly what you accuse the overlords of having done.

In other words, YOU are playing the part of a colonial master, coming down hard against a mild-mannered and gentle man, for daring not to be your intellectual puppet.

That is disgraceful in its own right. At a university, supposedly a place where young people are to be taught to pursue the truth, it is inexcusable.

Yours sincerely,

Anthony Michael Esolen
Fellow, Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts

 


Panel Discussion on Free Speech at Universities (Acadia University; May 3, 2017)

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~ AS MY FATHER used to say, ancient civilizations were invaded from outside by barbarians: modern societies are more efficient– we make our own barbarians, inside the gates.

This is an actionable moment for any concerned Canadian, Nova Scotia, Acadia Grad, academic, or just concerned person. It’s also a time to press the media to tell an accurate story, unlike the Canadian Press hack-job reprinted in the recent Chronically Horrid, which mostly quotes an associate professor from New Brunswick as the “expert”.

Continue reading “Falling To Our Barbarians?”

Death By A Thousand Deaths

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>> Telegraph: Liberal identity politics has ruined Star Wars for the fanboys; and also Star Wars Fans Seem To Hate The Last Jedi And SJW’s Couldn’t Be Happier About It

>> J.J. Abrams says Star Wars: The Last Jedi trolls are ‘threatened by women’; yeah, that’ll go over well, Jar Jar

>> Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) – Rotten Tomatoes — Only 48% of fans actually liked it

>> All the ways ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ disappointed me

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~ JUST TO BE CLEAR— Nope. Nope nope. NOPE.

I’m an original Star Wars kid. Saw the first one 14 times that Summer of ‘77. Spent a couple thou on merch over the years, helping make the Dark Lord George rich. Those first three movies were big pivotal events. Cultural moments. Good versus evil, heroes vs. villains, big over-simplified sloppy-science nerdy space-opera.

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Darth George The Hutt.. wanna buy a toy, kid?

Then, George got mad about the success of Titanic, and James Cameron. Enter the prequels. Meh, take the kids, maybe there’s something.. oh. What’s that smell? Little Rebel filmmaker George had morphed into Darth Jabba, bully billionaire toy-seller with a side-order of movie-making.

I Gotta Bad Feeling About This

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Hey Fanyboyz.. get butthurt! Girl POWER!

The latest branded product? Pretty much that South Park episode with Lucas & Spielberg raping Indiana Jones, and the audiences of that dreadful UFO+Indy movie. Except now, it’s Jar Jar Abrams, Kennedy, Mickey Mouse, and Johnson taking their turns violating Luke Skywalker, and the nerdly audiences of these three beautifully filmed– but contemptuous– violations of the SW universe & fandom.

There’s a lot of puzzled, offended, angry, and turned-off fans out there right now. And it hurt 2017 ticket-sales, toy & collectible sales, DVD & BluRay and all the knock-on money expected from big tentpole movies like this.

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Murdering Movie Franchises is FUN!

This feels like part revenge for #GamerGate; and the industry flipping the bird at the public for slumping ticket-sales for recent Hollywood rubbish; and the spoil-it-all ill-will of progressives towards anything they didn’t make, and of which they disapprove. Take something good, kill it & skin it, and wear the carcass while demanding respect for the new thing as if it’s still the old thing. Then, mock the fans, and drink their tears. Ha ha ha.

Clearly the next movies must be about hunting down each & every surviving character.. Chewie, R2D2, C-3PO, Nien Nunb, and Lando Calrissian in the retirement home for space-rascals, and killing them. Then, dancing on the grave of old Star Wars.

Deeper Stuff Is Important, Too

The nihilist meta-narrative that there is no good or evil, nothing worth living & dying for, no unifying spiritual force above & beyond appearances— so we can just all live in John Lennon’s craptastic revolutionary songImagine’? What a horrible dead life that would be, of competing chaotic forces wrecking everything & each other in a race to mutual bored destruction. This new Star Wars is a paean of praise to that “Eff It ALL”  mentality.

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Embrace the suckitude. Gray on gray on gray. Colourless and lifeless is the new awesome. Whatever. Shrugs all ’round.

The original movies were exciting & inspiring BECAUSE each person & their decisions mattered, made a difference. The protagonists were willing to live and die to help others, to hope and love and act in the face of apparently insurmountable tyranny. Leaving aside fanboyism and online insta-opinionated word-wars, it’s those deeply human elements that attracted us original kids in 1977.. a new take on movies, heroes & baddies, and interesting stories, remade with amazing effects and things we hadn’t seen before.

Of course they weren’t perfect. Of course they don’t make for a good religion or life. Of course you want to punch some fans in the nose and tell them to get a life and a religion.. but using a movie to do that is a pretty arrogant and dumb way to do it– and it’s bad business, no matter how many fart-sniffing film critics you make smirk with such work.

Nope. This original Star Wars fan is done. Not one more penny. Down with the Disney dystopia, and this disastrous train-wreck of a film franchise. ~

Thus saith,

Teh Binks

 

 

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