This is where we are at today under the political correctness.
I’ve repeatedly explained here why political correctness is a terrible moral system because unlike classical moral systems or Christianity, which can be practiced by anyone, it is particular not universal. It simply damns the “sinner” forever on the basis of immutable characteristics.
I fully understand this kid is Jewish and worked for Charlie Kirk at Talking Points USA and groveled before Harvard, but he supports the NRA and Trump so he is getting the “you’re a White male” treatment. Laura Loomer got the same treatment in spite of being Jewish over her politics. If Kyle Kashuv was just a White Christian kid from a place like Arkansas, he would have been dealt with even more harshly under the current system and probably wouldn’t have benefited so much from Jewish nepotism:
1/ THREAD: Harvard rescinded my acceptance.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
Three months after being admitted to Harvard Class of 2023, Harvard has decided to rescind my admission over texts and comments made nearly two years ago, months prior to the shooting.
I have some thoughts. Here’s what happened.
2/ A few weeks ago, I was made aware of egregious and callous comments classmates and I made privately years ago – when I was 16 years old, months before the shooting – in an attempt to be as extreme and shocking as possible.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
I immediately apologized.
Here is my apology: pic.twitter.com/eI38ziiQE8
3/ After I issued this apology, speculative articles were written, my peers used the opportunity to attack me, and my life was once again reduced to a headline.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
It sent me into one of the darkest spirals of my life.
4/ After the story broke, former peers & political opponents began contacting Harvard urging them to rescind me. Harvard then sent this letter stating that Harvard “reserves the right to withdraw an offer of admission” and requested a written explanation within 72 hours. pic.twitter.com/RfEQCvjgDX— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
5/ I responded to the letter with a full explanation, apology, and requested documents. pic.twitter.com/yWd6FeKWOJ— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
6/ I also sent an email to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to seek guidance on how to right this wrong and work with them once I was on campus. pic.twitter.com/3M1UEXXeQm— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
7/ Harvard decided to rescind my admission with the following letter. pic.twitter.com/P3bLkF3hHn— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
8/ Somewhat ironically, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion sent me this response regarding my apology:— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
“Thank you for your email. We appreciate your thoughtful reflections and look forward to connecting with you upon your matriculation in the fall of 2020…” pic.twitter.com/YUX67QW3KE
9/ After receiving Harvard’s letter revoking my acceptance, I responded by asking for the opportunity to have an in-person meeting to make my case face to face and work towards any possible path of reconciliation.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
Harvard responded by declining my meeting request. pic.twitter.com/rdsGU7BhjD
10/ Harvard deciding that someone can’t grow, especially after a life-altering event like the shooting, is deeply concerning. If any institution should understand growth, it’s Harvard, which is looked to as the pinnacle of higher education despite its checkered past.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
11/ Throughout its history, Harvard’s faculty has included slave owners, segregationists, bigots and antisemites. If Harvard is suggesting that growth isn’t possible and that our past defines our future, then Harvard is an inherently racist institution.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
But I don’t believe that.
12/ I believe that institutions and people can grow. I’ve said that repeatedly.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
In the end, this isn’t about me, it’s about whether we live in a society in which forgiveness is possible or mistakes brand you as irredeemable, as Harvard has decided for me.
13/ So what now? I’m figuring it out.— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) June 17, 2019
I had given up huge scholarships in order to go to Harvard, and the deadline for accepting other college offers has ended.
I’m exploring all options at the moment.
Kyle Kashuv has committed the unforgivable “sin” of racism which didn’t exist until the “mainstream” created it in the 1960s. Just read the Southern History Series if you doubt me:
BTW, the “mainstream” is what people on television say is morality. It didn’t exist until the creation of the mass media in the 20th century:
What is stopping the “mainstream” from using the mass media to completely redefine the nature of morality by manipulating social status signals? It turns out nothing.
It is now just holier-than-thou “journalists” and self-selected important people on television and in newspapers and magazines making shit up and changing moral discourse. Morality isn’t today what it was in the 1990s when I was growing up or even the 2000s:
1/n Spent some time on LexisNexis over the weekend. Depending on your political orientation, what follows will either disturb or encourage you. But regardless of political orientation, I’m sure we can all say ‘holy fucking shit’— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
2/n Here’s ‘holy fucking shit’ #1 pic.twitter.com/KRVBl6ucIo— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
(#6) So many of these graphs look the same that, without the title, it looks like I’m simply reposting a single chart pic.twitter.com/iEoKxpubi1— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
(#7) If you’re looking for a job in a booming industry…. pic.twitter.com/nERSV7N2eH— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
(#8) Some of these terms (such as the one below) turn up so many results that I had to limit the search to a single news source pic.twitter.com/zw08WqX2GI— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
#14: One important thing to keep in mind is that only results for articles which LexisNexis has inventorized are going to turn up. For instance, the trend below technically begins in the 1980s; but only a handful of articles that LexisNexis has for this period mentions ‘racism’. pic.twitter.com/BkKyxberK7— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
#15: Clear Charlottesville effect pic.twitter.com/wi2nJoJXli— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
#16 Our future is intersectional pic.twitter.com/YNWk8XZ8g5— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
#17 ‘Unconscious bias’ is more frequency referred to than ‘implicit bias’, but had to check pic.twitter.com/TVTL3hu1nI— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
#18 During the 90s, the number of articles (at least on LexisNexis) mentioning ‘political correctness’ ranged from 4 (1990) to 380 (1990). 2007 was the first year this number entered into the 1000s (1056), which is where it’s stayed since 2013. pic.twitter.com/UmEDEwPt4U— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
And here’s the number of NYT articles mentioning ‘diversity’ pic.twitter.com/4mjOOrcebK— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019
Original NYT Racism graph was actually an undercount. The search was generated with racism in quotations (and quotations should only be used when connecting two words). Here’s the corrected figure. Let me see if other graphs are similarly affected. pic.twitter.com/9C26W12ock— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 29, 2019
The ‘privilege’ NYT graph was also an undercount. Obviously, the word ‘privilege’ need not refer to social/racial privilege. I nevertheless find it interesting that its use has grown tremendously over the past few years. It could be just a coincidence, but I’m skeptical. pic.twitter.com/AilEduyvAZ— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 29, 2019
Update #2: Okay, I’ve finished one of them. Once again, using ‘the’ as a search term, I tabulated the number of results for NYT each year between 1980-2018. In the end, it seems that ‘racism’ mentions grew both in absolute terms *and* as a percent of all listed articles. pic.twitter.com/alCo8bZaXP— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 29, 2019
Say the wrong thing in private and you won’t get into Harvard.
Say the wrong thing on social media or associate with the wrong people and you will become a designated “hate agent,” deplatformed from social media and cut off from the financial system by your bank.
Like the wrong comment on Facebook and The Huffington Post will write articles about you to get you fired from your job.
Note: Some people will inevitably just reject this evil system root and branch. They will be labeled “extremists.”