Black Lives Matter and the Mechanics of Conformity – Quillette

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An interesting Quillette article that demonstrates how ambiguous the data around police shootings in the US is.

It then shows how the BLM movement exhibits similar characteristics to a faith-based religion, including the assumption of validity based on groupthink and media prominence.

Hypocrite Hector – A Theodore Dalrymple review of books by DiAngelo and Kendi

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A good review of “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo and “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram Kendi.

The article points out a few of the more glaring examples of extremism, self-contradiction and logical failure exhibited by DiAngelo and Kendi in their respective books.